Elantra Sport to have 1.6 T-GDi 200 hp & 7 DCT, debut end of April

Finally another picture of the near Hyundai Elantra Sport is now on the internet and with a different camouflage, with just the vynil to disguise the shape of the car, and new details are revealed.

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors are gradually expanding their turbo engine-mounted lineups. Compared to natural inhalation engines, turbo engines can generate stronger power since it increases output by forcefully increasing the amount of air the engine inhales. 

According to industry sources on April 10, Hyundai Motor plans to release a Avante (as it is named in South Korea) high-performance model at the end of this month. The model will be mounted with a gasoline 1.6-liter Turbo-GDi engine. 

In harmony with a seven-speed dual clutch DCT, the Elantra Sport model is believed to have realized a maximum output of 200 horsepower and a maximum torque of 27.0 kg.m.

The Elantra Sport will come with a body kit, more agressive front & rear bumpers, new LED DRL lights, exclusive 18″ alloy wheels, sporty seats with two-tone upholstery as well as a dual exhaust pipe.

News source: [Hankyung]

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