Hyundai i30 plug-in hybrid to debut late 2012, will be cheaper than Prius plug-in hybrid

Hyundai is no stranger to stealing headlines and market share from its Japanese rivals. According to a report by Auto Motor und Sport, Hyundai is getting ready to launch a competitor to the upcoming Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, which will hit markets sometime next year.

The Hyundai plug-in hybrid will be based on the new i30 that was revealed at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Hyundai i30 plug-in hybrid is scheduled to launch in late 2012, with its European launch timed for 2013.

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While no technical details are available as of yet, it is said that the Hyundai i30 will be cheapest plug-in hybrid in Europe and will undercut the price of the Prius plug-in hybrid.

Stay tuned for more.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Auto Motor und Sport