It seems that Hyundai was very busy preparing the Frankfurt Motor Show. The company has created a special Blue Drive Zone where it will exhibit a wide array of its new eco-friendly technologies and products demonstrating its commitment to lowering emissions and improving the fuel economy of its vehicles. Centre stage is reserved for the world debut of the ix-Metro, a daring new Hybrid Electric CUV for the European sub-B segment which promises CO2 emissions of just 80g/km.

The ix-Metro is powered by an inline three-cylinder petrol engine displacing just one-liter. Direct injection, dual CVVT, turbocharging are all combined with a six-speed dual clutch transmission to make for a highly potent compact package.

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4 comments:

  (765) posted on 03.10.2010

It looks like a car from the future.

  (708) posted on 03.8.2010

That headline made me groan. But keep up the great Frankfurt coverage!

  (518) posted on 01.21.2010

this car looks good and very futuristic. I think most of the cars that they released this year will become futuristic.

  (421) posted on 09.5.2009

This hybrid CUV offer of Hyndai for B segment is definitely a scene stealer...it can eclipse the sales of those already in the market and they really have to watch out as Ix metro will surely give a hard competition

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