To customer's surprise, the company has also unveiled the i20 Active's launch schedule. This hatchback will be launched in India next month.

"The i20 Active adopts a 'Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language- completing a more sporty, sharper and bold look. The 'i20 Active', SUV appearance conveys athletic presence and aggressive side-profile rake," the company said in a statement.

"The car combines fun driving, a distinctive character and sporty refinement, with the enhanced practicality and quality," it added.

The makers wanted to give the hatchback crossover's body a rugged look on front and rear fascias and to perfect it they have decided to add plastic cladding all around the body with enhanced wheelbase and bigger alloy wheels.

Changes will be noticeable on car's cabin along with taller suspension, roof rails and new bumpers. Projector headlamps with integrated LED DRLs and other typical soft crossover features will delight the customers. Hexagonal unit have replace the old  trapezoidal front grille to give it a revamped distinctive look.

Company has stayed any word on the engine specifications and other details as of now, although speculations are being made that the variant will share its powertrains with the new i20. “The car combines fun driving, a distinctive character and sporty refinement, with the enhanced practicality and quality,'' the release added.