Hyundai Getz 1.3 Petrol

    On the face of it, we have a winner

    Published on Dec 09, 2009 08:00:00 AM

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    Make : Hyundai
    Model : Getz

    It’s no surprise that the Getz looks like something designed in Germany, Italy or France – it has been specifically styled to appeal to European tastes. Getz is a squat car, and the roofline tapers at the rear to give a sleek silhouette, and in the GLS version, there’s a near spoiler at the rear. The car’s height is a surprise, far mot than most C-segment cars and close to the tall-boy Santro.

    The Getz’s design has just the right amount of originality, conservatism and strong detailing to please almost everyone. A design that uses bold lines and clean strokes, the cab-forward hatch with its rectangular lights and large, raked windscreen looks almost MPV-like in profile, given character by the pronounced wheel arches and stylish slash along the flanks.

    The fit-looking rear is terrific, the play of surfaces and shapes making it appear particularly sporty. The chassis is boarding-stiff, high tensile steel making up for as much as 58 percent of the body of the car. It’s a fairly conventional design for the rest, a transverse-mounted engine driving the front wheels, and there are independent MacPherson struts in front, but the rear wheels use a non-independent torsion bar.

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