Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition Launched in UK


Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition gets power from a 1.0 litre turbocharged engine that makes 100 bhp and comes mated to a six-speed manual

South Korean auto major Hyundai has launched the i20 Turbo Edition in UK. The sporty premium hatchback is already a popular model around the globe. Now with the introduction of a turbocharged engine Hyundai is hoping the popularity to shot up. The car not only comes with a turbocharged engine under the hood, but also it sports some stylish cosmetic updates over the standard model.

At exterior of the car sports similar guise like the standard model. Additionally, the five door Turbo Edition hatchback sports sporty looking 16 inch alloy wheels. The car is available in six different exterior colour options – Polar White, Aqua Sparkling, Sleek Silver, Stardust Grey, Phantom Black and Red Passion. Apart from that the car comes in similar style like the standard version.

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Inside the cabin also the i20 Turbo Edition sports the distinctive characteristics alongside the usual features. The interior gets a Black or Grey theme, which make the car sporty looking.

Alongside the Turbo Edition features upmarket leather wrapped multifunction steering wheel, a rear view camera, satellite navigation system at the 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system at the centre console. The car also sports a dusk sensor.

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Power source for the Hyundai i20 Turbo Edition is a 1.0 litre turbocharged three cylinder petrol engine. The engine gets mated to a 6 speed manual transmission and churns out 100 bhp of peak power. It can accelerate 0 – 100 kmph in 10.9 seconds. On the emission front the car emits 104 g/km CO2. It is based on the SE trim of the standard model.

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In India Hyundai Elite i20 is a very popular sporty looking upmarket hatchback. The South Korean automaker have not revealed, whether it will launch the turbo edition in India or not. But we can hope for it, as the demand of turbocharged engine is growing in the country as well like the rest of the world. If launched, the car can compete against the upcoming Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS, which will also come with a 1.0 litre turbocharged engine.