2014 Hyundai i10 details and photos

2014 Hyundai i10 Pics 2014 Hyundai i10 details and photos

Five years after its first generation, Hyundai has launched the new generation i10. This is the new European A segment car of the company. The company has incorporated a number of features and gadgets which are found in a car of higher segment.

Designed and developed in Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center in Russelsheim, Germany, this is the first A segment model to be build in the region. Though the engine specifications have not been officially declared, the car is likely to be powered by either 1.0 liter 3 cylinder petrol engines or 1.25 liter 4 cylinder patrol engine.

The new Hyundai i10 has grown in size compared to the previous model. It is now 80 mm longer, 65 mm wider and 50mm lower. The result is incomparable space in the inside. The combined front and rear leg room is 1890 mm. The boot capacity of the car has been increased by almost 10% and it is now 252 liters. The car is based on a all new platform with a wheelbase that is 5mm longer. The rear dampers have been relocated to ensure a better control of the vehicle.

The external appearance of the car emphasize on the increased space due to altered dimensions with the help of fluidic sculpture as well as the designing philosophy of the Hyundai Company. This theme is continued to the interior and high quality material used on key surfaces reflects the luxury of the car. Features like automatic climate control, steering wheel wrapped in leather, cruise control with speed limiter have been incorporated.

The car is supposed to roll in September. It will be manufactured in the unit of Hyundai, located in Izmit, Turkey where the B segment i20 is already under production. Recently, the capacity of the plant has grown to 200000 cars due to a major Euro investment project.


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