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Mar 14 / Dale Harris

Hyundai I-Flow, A Hybrid Diesel-Electric

A diesel electric car based on i-flow concept is set to be launched in Geneva 2010 car show. In this car show, Hyundai will unveil an all-new concept car, which pioneers a new look for a D-segment.

The major concept behind this car is diesel–electric transmission. In this mechanism, a diesel engine is connected to an electrical generator to create electricity which powers the electric traction motors.

This i-flow concept comes in 4,780mm long, 1,850mm wide dimension with 2,800mm wheelbase size. 1.7-litre diesel engine powers it. This is also fitted with dual-clutch transmission and six-speed gearbox. The electric motor equipped with this car is getting source from a Lithium Ion-Polymer battery.

Hyundai’s i-flow is the first diesel hybrid power train, which delivers an environmentally conscious performance. It emits just 85g/km CO2 and gives fuel consumption of 78mpg.  It also gives the mileage of 100 kilometers in just 3liters. The price of this car is not revealed yet but as per market survey report it will be come in effective price range.


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