New Delhi May 6 UNI | 3 months ago

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), the country's largest exporter and the second-largest car manufacturer, today introduced the advanced 1 litre Kappa engine for Eon.

The new 1 litre Eon will be available along with the current 0.8 Litre Eon.

The Euro 5 ready 1 litre Kappa petrol engine is equipped with latest Dual VTVT technology and designed to deliver high engine performance, with enhanced fuel efficiency and low emissions.

The three-cylinder engine delivers power of 69PS@6,200 rpm and peak torque at 9.6 kgm at 3500 rpm for enhanced driving experience resulting in less frequent gear shifting and high fuel efficiency of 20.3 kmpl.

Commenting on the introduction of new engine variant of Eon, B S Seo, Managing Director and CEO, HMIL said, "...the 1 litre Kappa engine now offered in Eon is an extension of our modern-premium brand philosophy and will delight our customers with unparalleled driving experience and further consolidate Hyundai's position in the domestic market." The engine is mated with 5-speed manual gearbox which offers smooth gear shifting and has low noise gear design for improved NVH (noise, vibration and harshness levels).

The Eon 1 Kappa engine will be available in Magna+ variant at an ex-showroom price (New Delhi) of Rs 3,83,130.

(Posted on 07-05-2014)