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Hyundai boss confirms testing already commenced on 280kW hot hatch

Hyundai has confirmed to a group of Australian journalists that the company has commenced working on a 280kW hot hatch set to rival the likes of Ford's Focus RS, Audi's RS 3 and Meredes-AMG's A45 in terms of power and torque...

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2017 Hyundai Elantra SR pricing and specs: Souped-up sedan hits Australia
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2017 Hyundai Elantra SR pricing and specs: Souped-up sedan hits Australia

The powered-up new 2017 Hyundai Elantra SR sports sedan is now on sale in Australia, following its Korean debut in April. News that the new Elantra would join Hyundai Australia's sporting SR range was first confirmed earlier this year, and the first example was spied in its home market a few months later...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 30, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


2017 Hyundai i20 World Rally Championship car (WRC) Walk Around - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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2017 Hyundai i20 World Rally Championship car (WRC) Walk Around - 2016 Paris Motor Show

The 2017 Hyundai i20 World Rally Championship car has been revealed at the 2016 Paris motor show. Featuring a 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine, it produces 380HP and 450Nm of torque. It weighs just 1191kg unladen and Hyundai hopes it's enough to get them to the top of the 2017 WRC.


Hyundai RN30 Concept - 2016 Paris Motor Show
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Hyundai RN30 Concept - 2016 Paris Motor Show

Hyundai has taken the wraps off its N Performance concept car at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. We get up close and personal with the 280kW, 451Nm all-wheel drive concept car that features lightweight materials and a heap of modern technology. The car is a look into the future of Hyundai and where the company plans to head with its N Sport range.


Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept revealed: i30 N preview debuts in Paris
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Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept revealed: i30 N preview debuts in Paris

The powered-up Hyundai RN30 high-performance concept car has been revealed at the 2016 Paris motor show, following the release of a shadowy teaser last week. Based on the new third-generation 2017 Hyundai i30, the RN30 is a look into the future of Hyundai's performance 'N' range, which is expected to kick off with the i30 N...


Hyundai i30 N spotted testing in Austria
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Hyundai i30 N spotted testing in Austria

Hyundai's first genuine hot hatch, the forthcoming i30 N, has been spotted by CarAdvice while undergoing performance testing at the famous Grossglockner High Alpine Mountain Road in Austria. CarAdvice's Curt Dupriez, currently holidaying in Europe, was on hand to snap this pic of Hyundai's performance hatch which is due to go on sale in 2017...


Hyundai H350 hydrogen concept revealed, diesel van could come to Australia
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Hyundai H350 hydrogen concept revealed, diesel van could come to Australia

Alternative-fuel vans are all the go right now - and here's another: the Hyundai H350 Fuel Cell Concept. That's right, this big bus runs on hydrogen. The Hyundai H350 - a rival to the likes of the Ford Transit, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter among others - has been around for nearly two years, but this is the first version we've seen without the trusty 2...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for September 23, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Hyundai N Concept RN30: motorsport flavoured car teased ahead of Paris debut
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Hyundai N Concept RN30: motorsport flavoured car teased ahead of Paris debut

The Hyundai N Concept RN30 has been previewed ahead of its debut at the 2016 Paris motor show, which kicks off at the end of the month. Ahead of the car's full debut, Hyundai isn't giving too much away about the vehicle, which it describes as a "motorsport-inspired racing concept ... developed to deliver passion and pleasure on the track for everybody"...


Comparison: Hyundai i30 SR Premium v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Highline
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Comparison: Hyundai i30 SR Premium v Mazda 3 SP25 Astina v Volkswagen Golf 110TSI Highline

The ever-evolving small car class is again under the spotlight for this test, with the upgraded Mazda 3 and Hyundai i30 here to take on the stalwart Volkswagen Golf. All of these vehicles have seen some updates and changes since the start of the year, and we figured it was time to see where the flagship version of each sits among its peers in the class...


Which should I buy: FWD, RWD or AWD?
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Which should I buy: FWD, RWD or AWD?

Front-wheel-drive v rear-wheel-drive v all-wheel-drive: Vehicle dynamics and stability control tested Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive. What's the difference? And which one should you buy? We head out to the DECA skidpad in Shepparton to put all three to the test...


Hyundai adds Android Auto to i30, Elantra, Veloster, Tucson, Santa Fe
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Hyundai adds Android Auto to i30, Elantra, Veloster, Tucson, Santa Fe

Hyundai has added Android Auto compatibility to the majority of its line-up this week, joining Apple CarPlay as part of a quick software update. Like its fruit-branded counterpart, Android Auto allows drivers to get directions, make phone calls, send and receive messages, set reminders, play or stream multimedia, and more, without needing to touch their phone...


Hyundai to strengthen Euro styling focus
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Hyundai to strengthen Euro styling focus

Granted, CarAdvice was in Frankfurt at Hyundai’s European Design HQ, but regardless, there’s was a very strong European focus about everything to do with the all-new i30 at the world preview. ‘A car designed and engineered in Europe for the most discerning European buyers’ was a sentiment that came up more than once...


Hyundai to have an even stronger European design focus in future - video
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Hyundai to have an even stronger European design focus in future - video

The fact that we're in Frankfurt for a special preview of the new 2017 Hyundai i30 should probably be a clue, but, nonetheless, the company is pleased to tell us that there's a strong European focus about its new-generation hatch. "A car designed and engineered in Europe for the most discerning European buyers" was a sentiment that came up more than once, during this week's unveiling...


2017 Hyundai i30 the car maker's latest move into next-gen connectivity
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2017 Hyundai i30 the car maker's latest move into next-gen connectivity

One aspect that is most evident when you take a close look at the new 2017 Hyundai i30, is the completely redesigned 8.0-inch touchscreen/infotainment system that sits proudly atop the dash. It’s a touchpoint - no pun intended - for the way the South Korean brand is approaching tech integration into all of its new vehicles...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for September 10
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for September 10

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Haggle hard, and happy shopping...


2017 Hyundai i30 five-door will be the first model in an extended range
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2017 Hyundai i30 five-door will be the first model in an extended range

In Frankfurt for a media preview of the new 2017 Hyundai i30 ahead of its public release at the Paris motor show next month, CarAdvice learned that the five-door vehicle we saw will be only one part of an 'extended family', according to Hyundai representatives. Among those new family members will be a wagon, and what could be a more fastback coupe-like version of the hatch...


2017 Hyundai i30 is the company's new "DNA car" for the future
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2017 Hyundai i30 is the company's new "DNA car" for the future

Hyundai's Vice President of Marketing, Jochen Sengpiehl, told CarAdvice this week that the all-new 2017 Hyundai i30 was developed to be the brand's "DNA car". In Frankfurt for an in-the-metal preview of the new i30, CarAdvice got a strong sense of where Hyundai's hierarchy sees the South Korean manufacturer heading over the next decade...


2016 Hyundai i30 Active v 2017 Kia Cerato S Comparison
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2016 Hyundai i30 Active v 2017 Kia Cerato S Comparison

The hugely popular Hyundai i30 takes on the fresh-faced Cerato in price-busting entry-level forms. We find out which is the finest and best-value Korean five-door.