The new generation of the Hyundai i30 is finally here and the South Korean based automaker has recently released a commercial video which will promote the model in Europe.
As you can see from the video posted below, the car manufacturer is putting an accent on regular features, found on most modern cars, such as satellite navigation, engine start button or panoramic sun roof, so these must be such an important “discovery” to the South Korean based automaker. With an updated exterior design, brought closer to its main European competitors such as the Volkswagen Golf, the new generation of the Hyundai i30 will have a difficult battle on the Old Continent in attracting new customers to the brand and to the compact vehicle.
As a reminder, the new Hyundai i30 is sharing the platform with the Kia Cee’d, and the second generation of the model has been officially presented to the public at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The new Hyundai i30 is coming with a choice of four engines and three transmissions and the vehicle has been designed and engineered at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre in Russelsheim, Germany. The 2012 Hyundai i30 will also be manufactured in Europe, at the Nosovice plant, in the Czech Republic.
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