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NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday introduced the Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) in the new Sport trim in Venue.
Venue Sport trim will be offered with 1.5-litre U2 CRDi Diesel BS6 engine (6MT) as well as Kappa 1.0 l T-GDi Petrol BS6 engine (iMT/ 7DCT).
Hyundai’s iMT technology features a Transmission Gear Shift (TGS) Lever with Intention Sensor, Hydraulic Actuator and Transmission Control Unit (TCU). The system has been designed to offer a seamless Drive Experience by incorporating a cohesive logic between the various components on manual transmissions.

Debut of Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) offering a clutch pedal-free drive experience is available on Venue SX and SX(O) as well as Venue in Sport Trim on SX and SX(O).
The sport trim in Venue now features sporty D-cut steering with paddle shifters on Kappa 1.0 l T-GDi Petrol. A new dual-tone colour – Titan Grey with Phantom Black Roof is also introduced on the trim.

The sports trim with iMT, Kappa Petrol starts at Rs 10.20 lakh (ex-showroom), DCT at Rs 11.58 lakh (ex-showroom). On the other hand, Venue with iMT (without sports trim) is priced Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom) onwards.
Hyundai Venue iMT will compete against the upcoming Kia Sonet, which will also feature the same technology.
“Hyundai has consistently set the benchmark with new Products and Technologies that offer Superior Design, Comfort, Performance and Efficiency. VENUE – India’s First Connected and most awarded SUV of 2019-2020, has now been launched with the innovative Intelligent Manual Transmission (iMT) and Sport Trim. With this, we are once again setting new standards for the industry that will enhance Customer Delight and revolutionize the way India Drives,” said SS Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India.

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