Hyundai Unveils All-New H-1 Van - VIDEO ENHANCED
SEOUL - May 28, 2007: The H-1 (Starex), Hyundai's all-new business van,
was introduced to members of the media on May 25th in Kyungju, South Korea.
The vehicle is available in commercial (cargo) and passenger versions and
fitted with the 2.5 Common Rail Diesel Injected A engine. In addition to a
Euro-IV compliant engine and turbocharged intercooled engine, Hyundai now
offers a gasoline powerplant option, the 2.4-liter Theta engine which
delivers 175ps and 23.2kg.m of torque. Theta can propel the new H-1 to a
maximum speed of 185km/h and boasts a fuel economy rating of 7.0 km per
litre. Annual sales for the H-1 are projected to reach 115,000 units with
the Korean market accounting for 65,500 units of the total. The H-1 enters
production in August this year.