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2017 Hyundai i30 pricing and specifications announced

Hyundai has announced the pricing and specification of its all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 hatch, which goes on sale later this month. The entry-level i30 Active manual lops in at $20,950 excluding on-road costs, $500 less than the outgoing model. Despite the price reduction, Hyundai says the model comes with approximately …

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Hyundai Santa Fe conquers gruelling 5,800km Antarctic trek

History has been made by Hyundai with a successful crossing of Antarctica from Union Camp to McMurdo and back again. Using a lightly modified 2.2-litre diesel Santa Fe driven by Patrick Bergel, Great Grandson of polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, the journey marks the first time the continent has been …

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Close to production Hyundai i30 N entered into VLN Endurance Race

Hyundai is continuing to hone its first-ever hot hatch, the i30 N ahead of its global launch later this year with a close to production model entered into the VLN (Veranstaltergemeinschaft Langstreckenpokal Nürburgring) endurance race. Albert Biermann, Hyundai Motor Head of Vehicle Test and High Performance Development, said: “We want our …

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Hyundai revamps 2018 Tucson range with powertrain upgrade

Hyundai has revised the specification for the Tucson compact SUV including the adoption of a 2.0-litre direct-injection petrol engine in two model grades and range-wide access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone compatibility. Released as 2018 models, the four-tier Tucson line-up gets the 2.0-litre GDi (gasoline direction-injection) four-cylinder engine in …

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Hyundai adds V6 power to Santa Fe range

Hyundai has permanently retained a V6 model to the Santa Fe seven-seat SUV range following the success of the V6-powered Santa Fe 30th Limited Edition launched in September last year. Priced from $40,990, a $200 hike over the limited run 30th Edition, the Santa Fe V6 is added to the range as …

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Hyundai teases more stylish 2017 Sonata

Believe it or not, the current seventh-generation Hyundai Sonata is nearly three years old and ripe for a facelift. The updated model is set to be unveiled next month in Korea but Hyundai has dropped a couple of teaser sketches of the car ahead of its debut. As you can …

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All-new 2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon checks in

The all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 Wagon has been unveiled ahead of its public debut at Geneva next month. The latest member of the i30 range maintains the sharp new design of its five-door sibling, adding practicality and versatility in its wagon body style. Hyundai claims the i30 Wagon has one …

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Hyundai i20 Coupe WRC ready for rally debut at Rallye Monte Carlo

Hyundai Motorsport’s i20 Coupe WRC is ready to begin the 2017 season at the Rallye Monte-Carlo later this week. The new car has been built to meet revised technical regulations introduced for this year’s competition. Launched at a static media event in Monza last month, Hyundai Motorsport’s new car had …

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Genesis G80 goes high performance with twin-turbo V6

Hyundai’s luxury division Genesis has added a Sport variant to the G80 midsize sedan (Hyundai Genesis in Australia). Set to debut at the 2017 North American Auto Show later this week, the Genesis G80 Sport packs a powerful 3.3-litre turbocharged V6 that delivers 272kW at 6,000rpm and an impressive 510Nm of …

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2017 Hyundai Santa Fe ’30’ Special Edition Review

How do you keep a five-year-old model fresh with minimal spending? Make a special edition. That’s what Hyundai has done to its Santa Fe seven-seat SUV. But the Korean carmaker has one more reason to rejuvenate its flagship crossover – the brand is commemorating its 30 years in Australia. Limited to just …

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Hyundai to showcase Vision for Future Mobility at 2017 CES

Hyundai will showcase its vision for future mobility at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, from 5 to 8 January, 2017. On display at the Hyundai booth will be a pair of autonomous IONIQ concepts, which are set to participate in the company’s self-driving trials in urban Las Vegas. …

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