Hyundai Creta customisation kit by Motormind launched in India
Motormind is a Bangalore based automobile customisation company that specialises in designing kits for vehicles across different segments. Remember the two door Hyperion1 concept with a Hyundai V6 petrol showcased at the 2016 Auto Expo? The company has recently unveiled a sportier design kit for the Hyundai Creta SUV for international markets and has also launched the same in India. This bolt on kit is priced at Rs 72,800 and can be shipped anywhere and installed at any of the local car workshops.
The Hyundai Creta's styling kit consists of a reworked bumper design that comes with larger vertical vents along with a deep recess running along the length of the bumper, splitting it and connecting the vertical vents. Additionally, it gets horizontal DRLs positioned in the large scoops on the bumper and also side skirts. The rear profile comes with a spoiler that can be optioned with LED brake lights. Also, the rear bumper carries a similar design theme as seen on the front but also gets a faux diffuser with LED lights positioned on them. Motormind will also be retailing individual assemblies in case one does not want the entire kit as a whole.
The main focus of the styling kit is the exterior design, however, Motormind also offers cabin customisation options with tweaked trim patterns in different colours and also in carbon fibre finish. The prices for the same start at Rs 20,000 onwards. Motormind has also started offering star light option on the roof, similar to that seen in high-end premium luxury cars at Rs 30,000 onwards. In terms of dimensions and also mechanically, the vehicle remains unchanged.
The Supreme Court of India has recently stated that any modification done to a vehicle that changes its original details mentioned on the registration certificate is illegal. This was done to curb the growing culture of owners modifying the design completely, changing the form of the vehicle putting its structural integrity as risk. However, the law has still not set clear guidelines as to whether subtle tweaks in the design as mentioned above are permissible. Additionally, installing such kits could also nullify the warranty and might not be covered in insurance in case of an accident.
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