Compact Kia Will Get New Turbo

March 18, 2013 at 12:19

The company Kia intends to seriously upgrade their motor lineup. At the Geneva Motor Show, the Koreans have announced the imminent appearance of a whole range of new petrol engines of different sizes, which will not only be turbocharged, but with direct injection.

2013 Kia Picanto

2013 Kia Picanto Photo

With the new turbocharged engine T-GDI Kia plans to equip nearly all its range, and as the larger models with turbo engines are not uncommon, but now with strong power units you can be even more compact cars. Most of the new subcompact engines will be a 1-liter engines of family Kappa – Koreans plan to install it on the hatchback and sedan Rio. It should be noted that now the atmospheric version liter engine is installed on hatchback Picanto.

2013 Kia Picanto

2013 Kia Picanto Pic

Also the family was supplemented by a larger and more powerful 1.2-liter engine, which, according to some, will have to develop 120 to 130 horsepower. They are supposed to complement the range of motor hatchback cee’d. Unveiled in Geneva was a “hot” version of the cee’d GT, which received a 1.6-liter T-GDI Gamma family with capacity of 204 horsepower, can share its engine with the larger models of the company. Finally, it is possible that in the near future Korean engineers will update and the familiar two-liter T-GDI, is present in some markets in various forms of power – from 230 to 280 hp

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