Hyundai car maker has unveiled new four-door sedan version and be offered it’s 2011 Hyundai i40, which will enter the market later towards the end of 2011. It is based on a modified version of the North American Sonata’s platform. he car was filmed without came in South Korea during a promotional photo shoots
New Hyundai Sonata (i40) is built on a new platform and will be offered with diesel engines series “R”, which also planned to equip crossovers ix35 (replacement Tucson) and Santa Fe. Also in the scheme will gasoline four cylinder with direct fuel injection, developing 115 to 140 horsepower.
For the Hyundai i40 engines be will include a 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol with direct injection and an output of 170-horsepower, and two variants of the firm’s 1.7-liter turbo-diesel with 115 HP and 136 HP. The new Hyundai i40 in estate form will make its world premiere at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show in March and go on sale across Europe before summer of the same year.
These are the first teaser renderings of Hyundai’s new competitor in the European market D-segment. Designed and developed by Hyundai’s German R&D centre in Russelsheim with European buyers in mind, the station wagon’s exterior styling is heavily influenced by the South Korean automaker’s Genus Concept model from 2006. The South Korean firm will further enhance the i40’s engine range with a more powerful diesel unit starting from 2012.