Hyundai aims for Fabia vRS vacancy
08 November 2010
Hyundai is aiming to exploit the gap in the market left by the old diesel-powered Skoda Fabia vRS model by launching a sporty looking but efficient version of the 120 supermini.
The i20 Sport model will have a trio of engines - including 1.2 and 1.4 petrol units - but the one the firm sees as the biggest opportunity is the 128hp 1.6 diesel, which will come with emissions of 119g/km next summer.
"It's a niche left open by the new Fabia vRS being a petrol model," said a spokesman.
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