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Hyundai’s 276kW Veloster Turbo for SEMA Show

Hyundai has joined forces with Fox Marketing Cars to create the most powerful street-focused Veloster Turbo ever. The car will be showcased at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas, 5-8 November. Fox Marketing leveraged the outstanding reliability and performance potential of Hyundai’s 1.6-litre, 4-cylinder direct-injected, turbocharged Gamma powerplant as …

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Hyundai Accent gets aSRe

Hyundai Australia has added its 3rd SR model to the local lineup. The Accent SR joins the Veloster SR Turbo and recently launched i30 SR in Hyundai’s growing range of Australian-developed SR models. First previewed at the 2012 Australian International Motor Show, along with the i30 SR, the Accent SR …

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Hyundai plotting performance brand

News is out that ambitious Korean brand, Hyundai is plotting a performance brand. This was confirmed by Hyundai Motorsport team principal, Michel Nandan, when speaking to Drive. In recent years, the firm has been working hard to shed its cheap and cheerful image with a string of appealing products. The …

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Hyundai partners Bisimoto to create 1000hp Genesis Coupe for SEMA

Hyundai is partnering with California-based tuner Bisimoto Engineering to create a 1,000 horsepower (745 kW) Genesis Coupe for the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas, which is held from November 5 to 8. Bisimoto Engineering is known for extracting huge, reliable power out of production-grade, everyday powerplants, and the rear-wheel-drive …

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Hyundai adds more powerful i30 SR to its range

Hyundai Australia has launched the first i30 in the world to be fitted with the company’s 2.0-litre direct-injected 4-cylinder petrol engine. Previewed at last year’s Sydney Motor Show, the i30 SR also comes with unique sports suspension tuned developed in Australia. The i30 SR’s 2.0-litre naturally aspirated engine develops 129kW …

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2014-spec Hyundai i20 WRC undergoes gravel test

Hyundai Motorsport continues to make strong progress on its WRC development programme by conducting the first gravel tests with a new 2014-specification i20 WRC in July. All three of the team’s recently-signed development drivers, Chris Atkinson, Juho Hänninen and Bryan Bouffier, got behind the wheel of the i20 WRC as …

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Hyundai adds 3-door i30 to local line-up

Hyundai has added a new 3-door i30 to the local line-up. The ‘Special Edition’ i30 is powered by the brand’s 1.6-litre GDI petrol engine also seeing duty in the Hyundai Veloster. It delivers 98kW @ 6,300rpm and 163Nm @ 4,850rpm and is paired with a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic …

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Hyundai i20 WRC begins testing to compete in 2014 WRC

Hyundai Motorsport has announced they have successfully completed the first round of intensive testing of the i20 WRC. Set to entre the FIA World Rally Championship next year, the latest specification of the Hyundai i20 WRC ran for the first time during a positive shakedown on a private testing ground …

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2013 Shanghai Motor Show: Hyundai Mistra Concept

Hyundai has unwrapped the Mistra Concept the 2013 Shanghai Motor Show. The concept is a joint project between Hyundai Motor Group’s R&D Center and the Beijing Hyundai Technical Centre. It serves to preview Hyundai’s upcoming midsize sedan, due for release in the Chinese market later this year. The Mistra Concept’s dimension …

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Hyundai unveils HND-9 Sports Coupé – previews next Genesis

Hyundai has unveiled a couple of renderings of the HND-9 sports coupé ahead of the car’s debut at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show later this month. The concept is likely to preview the styling of the next generation Genesis coupé, which has been confirmed for Australia. Developed by Hyundai’s R&D …

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Hyundai ix35 SE now with 135kW 2.0L turbodiesel

Hyundai Australia has introduced a new 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine to the European-sourced Hyundai ix35 SE line-up. Matched with an all-wheel drive system, the 2.0-litre R-Series CRDi turbo engine is one of the most powerful diesel engines in its class, with 135kW @ 4,000rpm and 392Nm @ 1,800-2,500rpm. It returns a …

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