Hyundai i20 Coupe likely to steal limelight post launch next year

Hyundai i20 Coupe likely to steal limelight post launch next year New Hyundai i20
author image Nikhil Puthran
Thursday 11 December 2014, 17:07 PM

Korean carmaker Hyundai has been known across the world for its style quotient, performance and reliability. In India, Hyundai has recently launched the stylish all new i20 Elite hatchback for the local market. To take things a step ahead Hyundai has been planning to launch a coupe version of its popular i20 trim in a three door option.

Hyundai i20 Coupe

Speaking on the new features, the vehicle is likely to ride on 17-inch - 205/45R17 radials that are well complimented with bolder wheel arches. The rear section of the upcoming coupe larger hexagonal grille, whereas the front fascia gets a sportier bumper. The boot capacity has been increased by 10-litres and it now measures as about 336 litres. Though its a three door coupe, one may expect similar cabin dynamics like headroom, legroom and shoulder room space that is offered with the existing 5 door hatchback version.

The rear mounted roof spoiler indeed renders it a sportier appeal as the car has a reduced roof-line of about 25 mm. The upcoming vehicle is likely to be offered in two petrol engine trims and two diesel engine trims. The 1.25 Liter engine is capable of producing about 84 bhp of power with 122 Nm or torque, whereas the 1.4-litre petrol trim shall be capable of generating about 100bhp of power and 134 Nm of torque. The diesel trim is available in 1.1-litre unit that generates about 75bhp of power and 180Nm of torque, whereas the diesel 1.4 Liter engine is capable of generating about 90bhp of power and 240Nm of torque. More details about the vehicle shall be known at the time of its launch.

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