Hyundai and Kia will soon introduce additional diesel and turbo gasoline engines. Kia Pro_cee'd GT to debut in Geneva next year.
Hyundai Motor Group has announced both Hyundai and Kia will offer more turbocharged gasoline engines and also additional diesels in the near future. In addition, new transmissions are under development and will soon be offer in the models produced by both companies.
Bloomberg reported last year that Hyundai was working on a ten-speed automatic transmission for luxury cars that will be offered starting in 2014. For the mainstream models Hyundai provides six-speed manual and automatic transmissions, while for the more premium cars such as the Genesis and Equus they have an eight-speed automatic transmission.
Kia has also confirmed that the hotter version of the second-gen Pro_cee’d will be powered by a 1.6-liter turbo gasoline engine. It will be offered not only as a three-door coupe, but also as a five-door hatchback and maybe an estate version as well. The first two are scheduled to make an appearance at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show next March.