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2019 Hyundai Elantra Sport Premium Review

Time and effort can reap amazing results when applied diligently and Hyundai has taken that exact approach with the Elantra. Starting off life in the 90’s as the sporting sedan in Hyundai’s line up, the latest version hasn’t strayed too far from the original formula. It’s the 2019 Elantra Sport …

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Hyundai Santa Fe scores 3.5L V6 petrol model

Hyundai has introduced a new V6 variant of the Santa Fe full-size SUV. Superseding the 2.4-litre petrol engine previously offered in entre-level Santa Fe Active, the more powerful 3.5-litre petrol V6 engine is now available across the entire Santa Fe line up, priced from $43,000 plus on-road costs. For the …

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Official: Hyundai i30 N to get 8-speed DCT auto, more power in 2020

Hyundai has confirmed that the i30 N hot hatch will get a new dual-clutch automatic variant with more power next year. Speaking to the media at the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show overnight, Albert Biermann, the head of research & development at Hyundai, said: “It’s coming next year. Australia may …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Review – has petrol had its time?

Hyundai seem to have really committed to an all electric future by offering both the Kona and Ioniq with completely electric powertrains and it’s the Kona that’s the company’s flagship in this space. They’re marketing the Kona Electric as a long term cost saving green machine that could save you …

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Hyundai to showcase Veloster N Performance concept at SEMA

Hyundai will introduce its hotted up Veloster N Performance Concept at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas featuring a raft to body enhancements to the performance model. Unfortunately for Australia, the Veloster N on which it is based isn’t confirmed for local consumption; still it …

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2019 Hyundai i30 Fastback N Review

When I was growing up I was a big fan of the 1994 Mazda 323 Astina. It was the car that pioneered the combination of a sleek coupe body with four doors and it looked fantastic. Those frameless windows and slim headlights, the low nose and liftback rear, and the …

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Hyundai Veloster Grappler concept takes off-roading to new heights

Hyundai will unveil the Veloster Grappler concept at the 2019 SEMA show. The Grappler concept boasts increased ground clearance, combining superb approach and departure angles for serious off-roading capability, while custom front and rear brush guards were developed to ensure the Veloster Grappler is protected whenever the terrain turns unpredictable. …

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Sharper, lighter Hyundai i30 N Project C makes debut

Hyundai’s first ever hot hatch has gone even hotter with the official unveiling of the i30 N Project C at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week. Based on the highly acclaimed i30 N hatch, the Project C gets its name from the Area C test track at Hyundai’s Namyang R&D …

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2020 Hyundai Veloster arrives in Oz priced from $29,490

Hyundai’s second-generation Veloster “2+1 door sports coupe” has returned to Australia with a three-tier line-up priced from $29,490 plus on-road costs. The range kicks off with the above priced Veloster followed by the Veloster Turbo and Turbo Premium. Like the previous-generation, two engines are on offer depending on variant. The …

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2020 Hyundai Venue pricing and specification

Hyundai has announced the pricing and specification of its pint-sized Venue SUV, which arrives this month from $19,990 before on-road costs; making it one of the cheapest SUVs on the market, replacing the Accent as Hyundai’s new entry-level model. Offered in three variants, the price opener Venue Go model comes …

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2020 Hyundai Kona gains improved safety across range

The 2020 Hyundai Kona has been updated with additional standard safety as part of the Hyundai SmartSense suite of technologies, across a continuing four-grade range. Every 2020 Kona from the range-opening Go variant features Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) and Forward Collision Warning (FCW) systems as standard. The range-opening 2020 Kona …

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Hyundai announces lighter i30N Project C Special Edition

Hyundai has announced a lighter special edition i30 N model called the Project C which sadly, is off limits to Australian customers. Offered only to European buyers, the special model takes its name from the high-performance vehicle testing and development “Area C” track facility at Hyundai’s Namyang R&D centre. Hyundai …

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Highlander Review

What is it? The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric (as the name suggests) is the EV version of the Kona small SUV, which itself comes with a range of propulsion options. It is built on the same line as its regular internal-combustion engine (ICE) siblings at the Korean giant’s Ulsan plant …

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Rejuvenated 2020 Hyundai Tucson gets a boost in safety

Hyundai has refreshed the popular Tucson range for MY2020, bringing a raft of additional safety, comfort and style enhancements, as well as the introduction of a new Active variant. Key safety upgrade includes a camera-based Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) City/Urban system with Forward Collision Warning (FCW) for automatic versions of …

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