Hyundai presents the latest environmental technologies at Frankfurt
Hyundai will present the premiere at the Frankfurt IAA 2009 Salon an electric version of the Hyundai i10, ready for production, and a hybrid concept called ix-Metro. Besides these, the "green" will be and i30 Blue Edi.
Hyundai has prepared several technological innovations at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In addition to the new generation of Tucson, renamed Santa Fe Hyundai ix35 and facelift, Korean manufacturer will, in the Blue Drive "a range of eco technologies and products that demonstrate the company's goal to reduce pollutant emissions and improve consumption fuel economy of its vehicles.
Center stage will be reserved for the world premiere of the new concept ix-Metro, a hybrid crossover lower class, whose CO2 emissions are just 80 g / km. The fifth in a series of concepts developed by Global Design Team in Korea, Hyundai ix-Metro is powered by a gasoline engine with one liter three-cylinder engine developing 125 hp, with the direct injection, dual CVVT and turbo system, the combination with double ambreiat transmission in six steps.
Another world debut will be the Hyundai i10 Electric - a vehicle ready for production, scheduled to be released for sale in Korea in the second half of 2010. Powered by a 49 hp engine and enjoying a 16 kWh battery, the Hyundai i10 Electric promises autonomy of 160 km, with a maximum speed of 130 km / h.
Hyundai i10 Electric can be recharged from a normal 220V outlet or from an industrial, 415V. In fast mode, the battery reaches 85% of its capacity in just 15 minutes. The normal load for the 220V, the battery reaches maximum capacity at five o'clock.
Europeans will see two important Drive Blue models that made their world debut at the Seoul Motor Show: Hyundai Elantra LPI Hybrid, which emits just 94 g CO2/km concept Blue Will Plug-In Hybrid Electric - the first hybrid model engine powered by LPG (liquid petroleum gas).
Frankfurt will start and a new edition of the popular Blue Hyundai i30. It has integrated technologies designed to reduce emissions, such as the ISG (Idle Stop & Go). Hyundai i30 1.6 CRDi ISG generates only 113 g CO2/km.
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