According to 4Car, the FD will replace the European Accent and Elantra. It will be powered by a range of engines including a 1.4 liter petrol (gasoline) engine and a 2.0 liter diesel. The Kia was primarily designed by a Korean team and redeveloped for the European market, but the Hyundai FD was created by Europeans at the automaker's Russelsheim, Germany facility.
The FD will possibly go on sale in 2007 as a 2008 model. Other trims, from a coupe-cabriolet to compact MPVs and SUVs, will follow.
[Source: 4Car, Carscoop]