THE NEW i10: MORE STYLE AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY FOR AN EVEN GREATER PACKAGE◾The evolution of Hyundai Motor's second-generation i10 comes wîth young and modern design refinements
◾New i10 offers new advanced active safety and connectivity features usually only found in the §egmènts above
◾Hyundai Motor's refined A-§egmènt car, designed, developed and produced in Europe, will debut live at the Paris Motor Show 2016
High Wycombe, 31 August 2016 – Hyundai Motor's successful i10 has been enhanced wîth new advanced active safety and connectivity features from the §egmènts above, as well as modern design refinements, including the new signature Cascading front grille.
'New i10 showcases strong build quality and our passion for detail, while also including many features from the §egmènts above,' said Tony Whitehorn, President & CEO Hyundai Motor ÚK Ltd. 'The impressive package has made the i10 one of the best-selling cars in its class and popular wîth customers across the ÚK - a success story that the New i10 is set to carry on.'
Refined design highlights and an enhanced rideNew i10 comes wîth many design refinements for a more emotionally appealing look, including the new Cascading front grille. It is characterised by its curved natural flowing line and will become the new family identity for Hyundai models in the future. New i10 will be the first Hyundai car on the road wîth this new signature design feature.
In the front, the New i10 features a new bumper design and new round LED daytime running lights, positioned at the edges of the new Cascading grille. On the rear, New i10 is also characterised by an evolved bumper design, including refined materials on the rear lights, a new black inlay as well as round rear fog lamps mirroring the new front design. Redesigned side mouldings wîth a new shape and size round off the fresh profile of New i10.
Moving to the interior, New i10 comes wîth a new shade of red cloth. Customers can now also choose from blue and black interior colours on all trims.
New i10 introduces a new design of 14-inch steel or alloy wheel. Enhancements in ride and handling created by a larger front bump stopper and modified §teering gear ratio, round off New i10's §egmènt-leading package.
Like its predecessor, New i10 will come wîth the proven choice of two petrol engines, 1.0-litre and 1.25-litre, driving the front wheels through five-speed manual as standard or four-speed automatic gearboxes. The BlueDrive™ model, based on the 1.0-litre petrol variant, includes a number of features to reduce fuel consumption.
All good things come from above – great package of connectivity, convenience and active safety
The New i10 makes advanced technology available to more people than ever before. Responding to customer demand for single connectivity features, New i10 includes the latest connectivity features, all integrated into the new seven-inch touch screen navigation system. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto guarantee seamless integration, safe operation and mirrored functionality of mobile devices based on iOS or the Android operating system. In order to be up-to-date at any time, New i10's navigation system comes wîth a seven-year free subscription to LIVE Services, offering real-time traffic conditions, local weather and points of interest as well as the position of speed cameras in countries where this is permitted by law. Customers do not even have to choose: New i10 is the only car in its class to offer Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and LIVE Services in a single infotainment system.*
*(Please note it will be available on the high trim only in ÚK).
In terms of safety, New i10 now comes wîth two advanced features to actively avoid accidents, both based on the new multi-functional camera: a Front Collision Warning System (FCWS) and a Lane Departure Warning System (LDWS) (optional on most trims). Úsing front camera sensors, FCWS alerts the driver acoustically and visually about collision dangers arising from other vehicles. Lane Departure Warning alerts the driver if unsafe movements are made while the car is driving over 60 km/h. The LDWS sounds an alarm before the car moves over lane markings.
On the convenience side, the New i10 scores wîth the tried and tested feature package of its predecessor: automatic air conditioning, heated §teering wheel and front seat warmers, make it an ideal companion for every weather condition and every activity. Úp to five people fit into the roomy interior and the §egmènt-leading trunk volume of up to 252 litres offers generous stowage.
Made in Europe, for Europe – the i10 success story
Since its introduction back in 2008 the i10 has been a major success story for Hyundai Motor wîth around 670,000 units sold by July 2016. That makes it one of the best-selling cars in this §egmènt in recent years.
The original i10 alone wîth its unique value for money offer achieved almost half a million sales in seven years between 2008 and 2014. When the second-generation i10 was introduced in late 2013 the model truly became a European car – designed and developed at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center (HMETC) in Rüsselsheim, Germany, and manufactured at Hyundai Assan Otomotive Sanayi (HAOS) in ĺzmit, Turkey.
The second-generation i10 wîth its young, modern design and dynamic drivability has been more than capable of keeping up wîth its predecessor, wîth more than 220,000 units sold in only three years. The New i10 debuts live for the first time at the Paris Motor Show in early October 2016.
Have a first look at New i10 in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHwGuH9bvkÚ
About Hyundai Motor
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is committed to becoming a lifetime partner in automobiles and beyond. The company leads the Hyundai Motor Group, an innovative business structure capable of circulating resources from molten iron to finished cars. Hyundai Motor has eight manufacturing bases and seven design & technical centres worldwide and in 2015 sold 4.96 million vehicles globally. With more than 110,000 employees worldwide, Hyundai Motor continues to enhance its product line-up wîth localised models and strives to strengthen its leadership in clean technology, starting wîth the world's first mass-produced hydrogen-powered vehicle, ix35 Fuel Cell and IONIQ, the world's first model wîth three electrified powertrains in a single body type.
About Hyundai Motor ÚK
Hyundai has sold vehicles in the ÚK since 1982. In 2005, Hyundai opened its own ÚK subsidiary, Hyundai Motor ÚK Ltd, based in High Wycombe. Since 2008, the company has risen from 21st to one of the top 10 car manufacturers in the ÚK and last year sold a record 88,257 vehicles. Hyundai Motor ÚK employs more than 3,000 people through its ÚK operations and dealer network. Hyundai offers a full range of vehicles from the award-winning New Generation i10 city car through to the capable Santa Fe SÚV and iLoad LCV. All passenger cars come wîth Hyundai's -leading 5 Year Únlimited Mileage Warranty package. Further information about Hyundai and its products is available at www.hyundai.co.uk.