Hyundai Elantra LPI HEV

As the first LPG hybrid vehicle into series production is probably the Hyundai Elantra LPI HEV in the history of the automotive industry. The saloon in the rounded design with 4 doors and capacity for 5 persons and is powered by a motor which has a displacement of 1,600 cc. It is powered by the cheap LPG Liquefied petroleum gas is used, which is in contrast to the Honda Insight or Toyota Prius shows a better ratio than petrol. The hybrid character of developed an electric motor that operates with 15 kW and 125 Nm maximum torque between the engine and the continuously variable CVT automatic switching and the Hyundai Elantra LPI HEV during the initial phase and in stop-start traffic makes moves. As an energy-cell Lithium-ion batteries provide the necessary power to the electric motor, which is charged via the engine of the Hyundai Elantra LPI HEV braking and recovery. In parallel, this technique should be used by the Kia Forte LPI Hybrid. First introduced the Hyundai Elantra LPI HEV at the Seoul Motor Show. When the Hyundai Hybrid will be available in Europe, is not yet known.