2016 Hyundai i20 Sport receives a new 1.0 liter three cylinder turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox. Exclusively developed at the Hyundai technical center in Russelsheim, the engine offers outputs of 88kW (120 PS) power at 6,000rpm and 172 Nm torque at 1,500rpm. The engine offer mileage of 5.2 liters per 100 kms (19.23 kmpl) while acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph could be achieved in 10.3 seconds.
The five door Hyundai i20 Sport hatchback sits on 18 inch 16 spoke alloy wheels. To improve handling and driving dynamics, ground clearance has been reduced by 20mm. Painted in Polar White, the hatchback receives contrasting blue accents and a host of aerodynamic upgrades such as new side skirt, rear spoiler and new diffuser at the rear bumper and a chrome exhaust pipe.
On board equipment includes keyless entry and engine start, LED daytime running lights and projector headlamps. While bonnet and wheel arch decals are seen in grey, there are blue accents on front lip, door edges and wing mirrors. At the rear, there is a black diffuser, chrome tipped exhausts and distinctive i20 Sport decals.
As on date, the Hyundai i20 Sport is slated exclusively for the German market. This is not the only country where a sportier i20 has been launched. South Africa also got a 115 PS version of the i20 last year.