Engines are getting smaller and more efficient, while automakers continue to search for the best balance between performance and fuel efficiency.
Unfortunately the Korean automaker didn’t disclose performance figures for its new T-GDi Kappa powerplant, instead saying it will emit “less than 100 grams of CO2 per kilometer.”
The first Hyundais to be equipped with the new 1.2-liter turbo-four should hit European showrooms before the end of the year. It’s believed that it’ll find a home in the Hyundai i20 and i30 and possibly the Kia Picanto and Cee’d. We should be hearing more about performance figures once the T-GDi Kappa actually starts showing up in cars.