The South Korean automotive manufacturing giant, Hyundai Motor India Limited, has recently announced the launch of the all-new Hyundai Venue Knight Edition. Expanding the Knight Edition lineup, this new model joins the already popular mid-size SUV, the Creta Knight Edition. The new Venue Knight Edition arrives in the signature all-black appearance, featuring a completely blacked-out exterior with accents of brass throughout. Additionally, the new Knight Edition model comes with additional features and has been priced between Rs 9.99 lakh and Rs 13.48 lakh.
Commenting on the launch of the all-new Hyundai Venue Knight Edition, Tarun Garg, COO of Hyundai Motor India Ltd., stated, “As we continue to inspire evocative new experiences, we are glad to introduce the VENUE Knight Edition that encapsulates the bold new aspiration of today’s buyers. The VENUE Knight Edition has been developed keeping in mind the sporty and differentiated requirements of discerning customers. Built on the strong success of the CRETA Knight Edition, we have now introduced this special edition for our popular compact SUV – VENUE. We are confident that the VENUE Knight Edition will further boost our SUV success in India and introduce more customers to the thrilling ‘Hyundai SUV Life’.”
With this all-new Knight Edition model, Hyundai India has bestowed its highly popular sub-compact SUV with a stealthy appearance through the use of all-black design elements. On the exterior, the new model sports a black-painted front grille and Hyundai logo, brass-colored front and rear bumper inserts, brass-colored inserts on the front wheels, brass-colored roof rail inserts, dark chrome rear Hyundai moniker and Venue badging, along with the Knight emblem.
Additionally, it features black-painted roof rails, a shark-fin antenna, and black-painted ORVMs. The front brake calipers are highlighted in red, and there are black-painted alloy wheels and wheel covers for the base variants. The new Knight Edition Venue also comes with black front and rear skid plates, as well as body-colored door handles. Color options for the Knight Edition include four monotone and one dual-tone choices: Abyss Black, Atlas White, Titan Gray, Fiery Red, and Fiery Red with Abyss Black.
Shifting to the interior modifications, the new Hyundai Venue Knight Edition is equipped with an all-black interior, complemented by the same brass-colored inserts. The exclusive black seat upholstery is adorned with brass-colored highlights. Furthermore, the model is equipped with a new dashcam featuring dual cameras, sporty metal pedals, an electrochromic inside rear-view mirror, and 3D designer mats.
On the drivetrain side, no changes have been made, and the new Venue Knight Edition will be offered with the same powertrains as the outgoing models. These powertrain options include the 1.2L Kappa petrol engine and the 1.0L T-GDi petrol engine. Transmission choices for the Venue Knight Edition encompass a manual 6MT and 7DCT, depending on the variant.
In terms of pricing the Venue Knight Editon base variant the S(O) Knight MT variant starts at an ex-showroom price of Rs. 9,99,990. For more features and options, the SX Knight MT variant is priced at Rs. 11,25,700, while the SX Knight MT Dual Tone variant is priced at Rs. 11,40,700. In the 1.0 l T-GDi Petrol engine category, the SX(O) Knight MT variant is priced at Rs. 12,65,100, while the SX(O) Knight MT Dual Tone variant costs Rs. 12,80,100. For those who prefer an automatic transmission, the SX(O) Knight DCT variant is available at Rs. 13,33,100, and the SX(O) Knight DCT Dual Tone variant comes in at Rs. 13,48,100.