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Hyundai N mulls hot Kona SUV

A hot version of the Kona SUV will eventuate, if the boss of Hyundai's new N performance division has his way. In an interview with Auto Express published Wednesday, Hyundai N boss Albert Biermann revealed that he's already tasked his engineers with starting work on a potential Kona N in order to persuade senior management to give it the green light for...

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New 2019 Hyundai Veloster starts at just $19,385

Hyundai has reshaped and reworked its Veloster. After its debut at the Detroit auto show earlier this year, the 2019 Veloster will hit the U.S. market during the second quarter, which is any time now. We know a number of the specs of this quirky hatchback, and now we finally know how much it will cost. The base price of the Veloster is just $19,385. That...

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Genesis can’t make up its mind on how to sell cars

Genesis, Hyundai's luxury division, has reneged on a previous decision to create dedicated dealerships under new franchises. The decision left current Hyundai dealers in the cold over the chance to set up their own Genesis dealerships, but made others feel welcome back into the fold. Automotive News (subscription required) reported on Tuesday that every...

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2019 Hyundai Tucson: sharper, safer, and now without a turbo

The Hyundai Tucson doesn't part ways with the current compact crossover SUV formula for the 2019 model year, but it gets a little sharper and adds a dash of active safety to sweeten the deal. Hyundai debuted the updated Tucson on Wednesday at the 2018 New York auto show, where the brand's latest design motif is on full display. The front fascia sports an...

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Hyundai Veloster N could get dual-clutch transmission in 2019

The first model from the Hyundai N performance division to be sold in the United States will be the Veloster N, which was revealed to the world in January at the 2018 Detroit auto show. It's due in showrooms later this year as a 2019 model. When it arrives, the Veloster N will only be offered with a 6-speed manual transmission. However, there's a good...

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Hyundai Le Fil Rouge concept is the shape of things to come

Anyone remember Hyundai's "fluidic sculpture" design language? It's over. Starting at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show, the South Korean brand is launching a new style that focuses on "sensuous sportiness" and the Le Fil Rouge Concept is its pioneer. The sleek sedan features a low nose, a long hood, and a fastback design. The rear doors blend into...

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Hyundai Kona Electric revealed, promises 292 miles of range

Meet the new Kona Electric, a pint-sized electric crossover SUV from Hyundai that promises up to 292 miles of range on a single charge. That figure is for the Kona Electric's long-range option, which comes with a 64-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery and 201-horsepower electric motor. The base Kona Electric comes with a 39.2-kwh battery good for a promised...

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Hyundai and IED students team up for Kite concept

Hyundai has teamed up with students from the Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Turin, Italy for a creative project to be showcased at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. The result of the partnership is the Hyundai Kite concept, which is described as a lightweight buggy with an electric powertrain. The concept has also been given an open design...

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2018 Hyundai i30 N racer ready for Pirelli World Challenge TCR series

There's a race series called the Touringcar Racer International Series (TCR), whose aim is to bring the cost of entry to motorsport down. The series is aimed at enthusiasts and up-and-coming drivers and features cars close to production-spec. In the United States, the most prominent TCR series is linked with the Pirelli World Challenge, and in 2018...

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Hyundai self-driving car completes 100-mile trek on its own

Hyundai aims to have a Level 4 self-driving car on the market by 2021 and has demonstrated its progress in the field with five prototypes completing a 118-mile journey on their own. Three of the prototypes were Hyundai's new Nexo fuel cell car, making this the first demonstration of a self-driving car powered by a fuel cell. The journey took place between...

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