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Hyundai teases long awaited pickup truck | Automotive Industry News

Teaser shows a four door cab. There will be powertrain choices and all wheel drive

Teaser exhibits a 4 door taxi. There will be powertrain options and all wheel drive

Hyundai has launched the to start with teaser sketch of its Santa Cruz Activity Experience Automobile (pickup truck) professing it will break new floor in just the SUV, truck and crossover segments “by supplying a new classification of auto in contrast to anything else in the US market”.

It will have a adaptable open load bed, full connectivity and an all-wheel drive platform.

Establish will be at the US plant in Montgomery, Alabama, starting this summer time.

“Open up-bed versatility coupled with closed-cabin protection satisfies the shifting each day needs of its adventure-oriented potential buyers, whilst powerful and efficient engines and wonderful manoeuvrability be certain it is a enjoyment to drive in city or off-street environments,” stated Jose Munoz, president and CEO, Hyundai Motor North America.

The truck was at first demonstrated as a idea way back at the 2015 Detroit exhibit but has misplaced its rear hinged rear doors in the changeover to generation.

Like Honda’s very similar Ridgeline, it’s likely to be a mainly North American products only.