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Saturday, 4 October 2014
Hyundai unveils Euro three-cylinder
Hyundai Motor Europe has
confirmed the 2015 New Generation i20 engine line-up will be enhanced with a new
downsized 1-litre turbocharged three-cylinder gasoline engine.
The new Kappa 1-litre T-GDI
is the first of a new generation of small turbocharged petrol engines, offering
at Hyundai's European Technical Centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany, the 1- litre
T-GDI engine produces up to 120PS and 172Nm of torque.
revealed the New Generation i20 at theParis
MotorShow 2014. With improved design, claimed class-leading interior
space and generous equipment as well as comfort-enhancing features, the New
Generation i20 has evolved into a more premium-quality package. It has been designed
and developed in Europe, and will be built in Europe.
Rushforth, senior vice president and chief operating officer at Hyundai Motor
Europe, commented, "The i20 is a truly European car and we are proud to
present it here in Paris. With our new 1-litre engine we follow the trend of
small turbocharged engines, which provide great driving performance while being
very efficient. The new engine underlines Hyundai's commitment to sustainable
mobility in Europe and gives an insight into future drivetrain innovations from
reinforce its position at the forefront in the development of sustainable
mobility, Hyundai also displayed a fuel-efficient 1.4-litre turbo gasoline
direct injection (T-GDI) engine, a 48-volt Hybrid version of the i40 and a New
Generation i30 powered by compressed natural gas (CNG).