New Kia Forte LPI Hybrid Revealed in South Korea (details + photos)

24 03 2009

Today, Kia Motors unveiled its first-ever production hybrid model, the new Kia Forte LPI Hybrid. The car will make its world debut at the 2009 Seoul Motor Show and scheduling to go on sale in Korea this August. The new Forte sedan can run on both Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)– a common fuel in Korea – and electricity.

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The new LPI Hybrid is equipped with a 1.6-liter, 4-cylinder Gamma LPI HEV engine producing a crop of 114-horsepower and an utmost torque cost of 15.1 kg/m. The Korean automaker claims that when shared to a CVT transmission, the Forte LPI Hybrid has a fuel efficiency of 17.2km per litre of LPG. To better understand what this means, when converted to a flag gasoline engine that build would be 21.5km/liter that translates to 50.6mpg US, 60.7mpg UK or 4.7lt /100 km.

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New Tata Nano Officially Launched: The cheapest car in the world!!

24 03 2009

Do you believe, new car for only $ 2000?! The World’s low priced Tata Nano officially launched in India. Orders are now being taken for the three different models, with the car hitting showrooms on 1 April. Delivery of the cars will start in July. Tata‘s affordable city car starts at 1 Lakh, or 100,000 Indian Rupees, that just under 2,000 USD (~1,450 euros).

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Building with an all-new aluminum 2-cylinder 33hp 624 cc gasoline engine, the four-swiftness car comes as the Nano Standard, Nano CX, and Nano LX. The Standard comes only in three paint choices, with a folding rear seat. The CX has heated and air conditioning, five insignia to elect from, two-tone seats, helped braking, and a share ledge. Step up to the LX and you get right windows and locks, fog lamps, movable receiver steed, and rear spoiler.

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