Hyundai’s petrol plan

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emis­sions while rais­ing power out­put and im­prov­ing fuel econ­omy.

Be­fore GDI, a gain in one area came at the ex­pense of one or the other two.

With a com­pres­sion ra­tio of 11.3:1, the 2.4 Theta II GDI de­liv­ers 150kW at 6300rpm and 245Nm at 4250rpm.

The Theta II GDI con­vinc­ingly demon­strates our par­ent com­pany’s ad­vanced pow­er­train en­gi­neer­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties, said Hyundai Mo­tor Com­pany Aus­tralia’s sales and mar­ket­ing di­rec­tor Kevin McCann.

De­vel­oped with a bud­get of $160 mil­lion, over a re­search pe­riod of al­most four years, the new 2.4 Theta II will make its de­but in the first half of 2010, ini­tially in the all-new, mid-sized sedan, which is co­de­named YF, beat­ing the mid-size sedan com­pe­ti­tion with this ex­cit­ing, new tech­nol­ogy. It will sub­se­quently be ex­panded into other mod­els.

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