Hyundai has launched the brand new Casper Van in South Korea, a two-seat LCV (mild industrial car) variant of its very popular compact SUV. Targeted at professionals in want of a small van, the Casper Van is akin to the Yaris ECOVan and Citroen My Ami Cargo, and retails at 13.75 million received (RM47,824).
For the cash, you’ll get 940 litres of boot space, which is greater than the passenger version’s 301 litres. This is achieved by eradicating the rear seats, with the ensuing cargo space being accompanied by metallic bars and a partition.
Only one trim degree is out there for the Casper Van and it’s the Smart, which incorporates LED daytime working lights, rear parking sensors, a 4.2-inch digital instrument cluster, a fundamental head unit with USB, Bluetooth and two audio system in addition to 15-inch metal wheels.
There are additionally just a few ADAS (superior driver help programs) like passive cruise management, autonomous emergency braking, lane maintain help and excessive beam help. Hyundai provides just a few non-compulsory extras for added creature comforts like heated and ventilated seats with leatherette upholstery for 600,000 received (RM2,089).
Other choices embody a heated steering wheel and auto-dimming rearview mirror for 330,000 received (RM1,149), the entrance bumper from the Casper Active for 950,000 received (RM3,307) and a Thule metallic roof rack for 550,000 received (RM1,915).
The Casper Van is obtainable with a Smartstream G 1.0 litre naturally-aspirated three-cylinder MPi engine making 76 PS and 95 Nm of torque, and a Kappa II 1.0 litre turbocharged three-cylinder GDi mill with 100 PS and 172 Nm – each with a 4-pace automated transmission driving the entrance wheels.