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2015 Hyundai Sonata

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Hyundai Veloster Gets Turbocharged Engine

Hyundai introduced the all-new 2013 Veloster Turbo armed with 201 horsepower in a world debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Veloster Turbo is one bookend to Hyundai’s turbocharged sports coupe line-up, paired with the refreshed 274 horsepower, rear-wheel drive 2013 Genesis Coupe 2.0T (Turbo) also debuting at the show today.

The 2013 Veloster Turbo arrives in the Summer of 2012, facing off against worthy competitors such as the Volkswagen GTI, Honda Civic Si and Mini Cooper/Clubman S with a better power-to-weight ratio than all of them, and a unique sport-tuned steering and suspension hardware set. Continue Reading →

2012 Hyundai i30 SX Review

The Hyundai i30 SX is the Korean manufacturer’s latest offering in what is gradually becoming a tougher and tougher small car market. The i30 SX aims to strike a chord among Australian buyers, trying to persuade them to turn away from bigger cars in favour of smaller, more efficient runners.

The SX is one of three i30s hatchbacks currently available, the other two being the SLX and range topping SR. Three i30 wagons are also available; the SX, SLX and Sportswagon.

All the models in the i30 range come with a choice of three 4-cylinder engines. The first is the 1.6 litre petrol engine, which gives 89kW of power and 153Nm of torque. The 2.0 litre gives 105kW of power and 185Nm of torque.  The 1.6 litre Common Direct Rail Injection (CDRI) gives 85kW of power and 235Nm of torque. Continue Reading →