So far this year Hyundai has sold 17 Grandeurs. Not exactly a volume seller for the brand. The new 2012 Hyundai Grandeur which may very likely have a name change to something with an 'i' infront of it (i55?) is currently undergoing testing in Europe.

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Although the car recently underwent a face lift, the all-new Grandeur is expected to be more in line with the Korean company's current design and overall philosophy.

Even wearing heavy camouflage, it looks like the new generation will look more elegant, aggressive and modern than the current version.

Hyundai has a point to prove with the new Grandeur and we suspect it will be jam-packed full of new technical gizmos since the company announced that it will hold up to the European luxury cars such as Mercedes, BMW and Audi.

It’s expected to be powered by six-cylinder engines and will slot in between the Sonata and Genesis (which we don't get here in Australia) in the model line-up.

There are no confirmed details of when it may come to Australia.

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