HYUNDAI REVEALS ALL NEW i20 AHEAD OF GENEVA DEBUT

Posted on 04. Mar, 2012 by in Hyundai Canada

  • New 1,1-litre powertrain emits 84 g/km – one of a best in segment
  • First picture reveals pattern update, shabby by fluidic sculpture
  • Five Year Triple Care customary on All New i20

Offenbach, 4th March 2012
Hyundai has expelled a initial picture of a All New i20, forward of a universe premiere during a 2012 Geneva Motor Show. The new indication will take a theatre 3 years after a launch of a strange i20, featuring rested styling, extended apparatus and among a lowest CO2 emissions in a European B-segment.

Among a 4 powertrain options accessible to buyers of a All New i20 will be a new 1,1-litre, 3-cylinder ‘U-II’ diesel engine that generates 75 ps. When corresponding to technologies from Hyundai’s Blue Drive sub-brand, a upgraded indication emits only 84 g/km of CO2. The engine was grown during Hyundai’s Diesel Centre of Excellence – partial of a European RD set-up in Rüsselsheim, Germany – and showcases Hyundai imagination in purify diesel technology.

This ground-breaking new engine will be offering alongside another sub-100 g/km diesel. When total with Blue Drive technologies, a upgraded 1,4-litre ‘U-II’ 90 ps engine emits 96 g/km.

The entrance of a All New i20 sees a introduction of fluidic sculpture form denunciation to Hyundai’s supermini. The revised extraneous pattern carries a hallmarks of Hyundai styling, including a company’s signature hexagonal grille and new headlamp units. Updating their possess pattern from a strange i20, a stylists during Hyundai’s European pattern studio have serve modernised All New i20 with a some-more contemporary form for a front and back bumpers, a new sculpted carp and new circle designs.

In terms of dimensions, a breadth (1710 mm), tallness (1490 mm) and wheelbase (2525 mm) of All New i20 sojourn a same, while a length has increasing by only 55 mm (front 30 mm, back 25 mm) over a prototype to 3995 mm.

Allan Rushforth, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motor Europe commented, “The i20 has been really renouned with European buyers given it came to marketplace in 2009, interjection to a multiple of efficiency, quality, practicality and value. With an extended powertrain choice that includes some of a cleanest powertrains in a segment, and crook styling shabby by fluidic sculpture, a All New i20 will interest to a broader operation of buyers, including younger consumers. The declaration of a industry-best, extensive Five Year Triple Care package creates a All New i20 an even some-more appealing proposition.”

As with all newly-launched models inEurope, a All New i20 comes with Five Year Triple Care, comprising a five-year total warranty, 5 years of roadside assistance, and 5 years of car health checks.

Further information about Hyundai’s world-premiere products, including a All New i20, will be announced during a company’s press discussion during a Geneva Motor Show, holding place in Hall 1 during 09:45(CET) on Tuesday 6th Mar 2012.

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