The Sao Paolo Motor Show has a host of new offerings for the Brazilian market
|   Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Peugeot has launched the all new 208 GTI at the Sao Paolo Motor Show and this vehicle was one of the most awaited at the event. The vehicle is totally in accordance with the need of the Brazilian market and as a result a high proceed is expected from the sales in the country.

The 208 GTI has the Brazilian flag in a part of the front grille and Peugeot plans to sell the 208 GTI with the national flag of every country where it is to be sold. Peugeot has grand plans for the United Kingdom and the company plans to renew the feel of the 205 GTI with the launch of the 208 GTI in Great Britain.


The 208 GTI is all ready to hit the showrooms across the United Kingdom fall 2013 and the vehicle is set to be powered by a 1.6 liter petrol super charged engine producing 197 BHP. Peugeot has tasted success in the European market with the launch of the 207 and the 208 GTI and the initial response in the market have been overwhelming.

An automobile giant Renault is also set to showcase the business variant of the Clio and this vehicle has been targeted towards the working professionals. The Clio Mercosur has been showcased at the Sao Paolo Motor Show and this is based on the recently showcased Clio 2. The rear and front suspensions have been borrowed from the Clio 4, which was showcased at the Paris International Motor Show 2012 and the vehicle has a host of graphics options with the car.

Technical and other detailed specifications of the Mercosur are widely unknown in the market and all that is known is that the vehicle is expected to be available in a 1.0 liter power train option. The engine is designed to run on ethanol as a substitute and this is an important feature of the Brazilian market as ethanol is the most popular fuel in the developing countries.

Hyundai has also launched two models at the Sao Paolo Motor Show and the vehicles. The HB20 and the HB20X have been received well in the market. The HB20 was scheduled to be launched at the event; however Hyundai unexpectedly came up with the launch of the HB20X, the 20's crossover version.

The HB20X has a few minor external modifications over the HB20 and these are in the form of a black body bumper, 15 inch alloyed wheels, increased ground clearance, etc. The interior has also received a host of modifications and facelifts and the HB20X is expected to be powered by a 1.6 liter Gamma petrol engine. This engine has been modified to run on both petrol and ethanol and as a result the vehicle is set to attract Brazilian customers.

Most of the vehicles showcased at the Sao Paolo Motor Show have been modified from the original creations and as a result, they have been building exclusively to tackle the hard conditions of the Brazilian market. The launch of the new vehicles is set to increase the total choice available to the Brazilian buyers.
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