Hyundai Creta pickup got the green light in Brazil

Hyundai is determined to enter the pickup segment market in the world, as in the Detroit exhibition, before two years had shown the Santa Cruz concept. But before three months the Korean company presented at the São Paulo exhibition, the Creta STC original (Sport Truck Concept), a pickup version of Creta, a compact crossover, which will be available in several developing markets around the world.

According to information from Brazil, Creta STC got the green light to go into production and will be released under another name. Expected to occur at the end of the first half, with the launch take place at the end of the same year. This will be released in 2018, and will precede the Santa Cruz, which will be larger in size and more capable.

Logic says that based on HIVE platform, which offers a robust but lightweight body structure, with strong dynamics and increased security. Mechanically, perhaps equipped with two diesel engines (1.4 CRDi and 1.6 CRDi) and a gasoline engine. The latter delivers 123 horsepower and is combined with a 6-speed manual transmission, while the 1.6-liter CRDI VGT diesel engine delivers 128 horses and combined with 6-speed manual gearbox, the motion is transmitted to the front or all-wheel drive.