2015 Hyundai I20 coupe Review
Hyundai Motor has introduced the New Generation Hyundai i20 Coupe in Europe, expanding the product range with distinctive sporty and dynamic design.For the first time, Hyundai has created a three-door B-segment car that is significantly differentiated from the five-door model
Its dynamic exterior and striking interior design are intended to attract young, lifestyle-oriented consumers, further enhancing the appeal of the New Generation i20.DesignNew Generation i20 Coupe offers a unique silhouette in the B-segment
The A-, B-, and C-pillars differ between three- and five-door models, each is more raked providing the Coupe with its own dynamic profile thanks to a stylish sloping roofline, 25 mm lower than its five-door sibling
Interpreting the New Generation i20’s distinctive floating roofline, the Coupe features a slim black C-pillar application that further emphasises its unique rear design.New Generation i20 Coupe has been styled with an reverse hexagonal front grille, redesigned frontbumpers, matching new side sill mouldings and a sporty rear spoiler
A muscular character line dominates the rear of New Generation i20 Coupe leading into the a new rear bumper design and creating an athletic presence on the road.Eduardo Ramirez, General Manager of Hyundai Motor’s Design Centre Europe, said: “The front of the New Generation i20 Coupe features a reverse hexagonal grille that, framed by iconic side bumper features, lowers the visual stance and emphasizes its road-hugging character
We gave the car a sleeker looking side profile and a more appearance, while retaining generous space of rear passengers
The strong feature over the rear wheels emphasizes the shoulders and directs the attention to the striking horizontal rear lights
Together they underline the sport-oriented image of the car.”
Enhance the engine line-up of New Generation i20 Coupe, a newly developed 1.0-litre turbocharged three-cylinder petrol engine will be introduced in 2015. This new Kappa 1.0-litre T-GDI is the first of a new generation of small turbocharged petrol engines, offering enhanced performance, driving enjoyment and efficiency.
The 1.0 litre T-GDI engine will be available in two power outputs. The standard-power 100 PS version is aimed at maximising fuel efficiency, while the high-power 120 PS unit has been developed with driving enjoyment in mind. “The new turbocharged engine carries various enhancements and new technologies like direct petrol injection and a small, single-scroll turbocharger,” explains Jürgen Grimm, Head of Powertrain at Hyundai’s European Technical Center in Rüsselsheim.