Bayon, in Turkey with an investment of over 50 million euros in Hyundai Assan Izmit factory will descend from the band in March. BAYON, developed on the completely new i20 platform, which was put on the market in October last year, will be positioned under the popular B-SUV model KONA of Hyundai. in May of the vehicle will be sold from April is scheduled to go to Turkey road.
Third domestic model
Hyundai’s new B-SUV model Bayon will be the third model produced by the factory. Hyundai stating that only the vehicle for the entire world will be thrilled to be produced in Turkey Assan General Manager Murat Berkel told ’em, “Bayon, represents the start of a new era for us. In our Izmit Factory, we continue to produce our i10 and i20 models, which were completely renewed last year. BAYON will start off the tapes this month as our third model. We are very proud to have a brand new vehicle will be produced in Turkey again. The high quality provided by Turkish workers is known all over the world. In our Izmit Factory, we plan to produce more than 30 thousand units from Bayon this year for the whole world ”.
Hyundai Assan, which started to produce vehicles with a mild hybrid engine option for the first time with the new i20, also carried this engine to the BAYON model. Standing out with their fuel efficiency and low CO2 emissions, T-GDi turbocharged engines are combined with 48 volt mild hybrid technology (48V). This 48V mild hybrid technology can be purchased at BAYON with a 120 horsepower 1.0 T-GDI engine. In addition, as in the new i20, 1.0 T-GDI and 1.4 liter atmospheric engine options, both of which produce 100 PS, can be purchased with 6-speed Intelligent Manual Transmission (6iMT) or 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT).
The SUV family is growing
2 of 3 from each vehicle sold in Turkey in 2020 and Kona Hyundai Tucson models, which will add a new SUV model family, along with the Bayou. Stating that innovations will not be limited to these, Berkel said, “Immediately after Bayon was introduced, pre-orders started to be received in Europe. Turkey also call our resellers and our research center, more than 1,000 people and we start collecting claims. ” said. Stating that the SUV family will expand further, Murat Berkel continued his words as follows:
“Bayon will be our entry-level model in our SUV family. Again, we launched our Kona model in the B-SUV segment with its renewed face and features in December. Tucson, on the other hand, is coming soon with its brand new design, cutting-edge technologies and superior security equipment. Our Santa Fe D-segment model, which has a strong background in the SUV also features in a short time with its renewed and 1.6-liter hybrid engine will be the way to Turkey. We will also launch the long-awaited 100 percent electric version of Kona in the second half of the year. “