15 March 2011
Hyundai Launches Official Veloster
SEOUL- After a few time ago appeared as a concept car , finally South Korean automakers , Hyundai is rumored to have officially launched the production version of Veloster . However, in order to maintain ekslusifitasnya , Hyundai plans will only make a car with a unique door design is just as much as 18. 000 units per year. It is said , the car being targeted to the youth of Korea has previously been developed for about 40 months, and have spent the funds of 270 billion won . In Korea , a car with one door on the driver ' s side and two on the passenger side is sold at a price of USD 17 , 200 or approximately USD 153 million for the manual transmission option and USD 18, 640 or approximately USD 165 million for the automatic transmission. As a kitchen pacunya , Veloster using Gamma engine capacity 1 . 600 cc 4 - cylinder technology with Gasoline Direct Injection ( GDI ) , which produces power 140 ps at 6 . 300 rpm with a torque of 123 lb - ft at 4 . 850 rpm . The machine was then mated to a dual - clutch transmission ( DCT ) and manual with 6 speed . Hyundai says that the machine that carried Veloster is Hyundai ' s smallest man- made machine that uses technology Gasoline Direct Injection ( GDI ) . " The GDI technology, allows Hyundai' s engineers to create a very strong engine, fuel efficient , and with fewer emissions, " said powertrain director, John Juriga , Hyundai American Technical Center Inc . ( HATCI ). " Despite its small size , but the machine is capable of producing large enough energy , but with economical fuel consumption of only 40 mpg (about 1 : 15 liters) . " Cont John. Hyundai plans to start selling Veloster in the European market in the first half of this year , followed by the U . S . and other markets in the second half .,.