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Hyundai Veloster N priced for the US

Hyundai Motor America has confirmed pricing for the 2019 Veloster N hot hatch, with the entry-level version to start from US$26,900 ($37,266) in the US. By comparison, a standard Volkswagen Golf GTI starts at US$26,415 ($36,594), though the Hyundai is well-equipped, with standard features including LED headlights, 18-inch alloys, keyless entry with push-button start, an 8...

2020 Hyundai Palisade leaked ahead of debut

The Hyundai Palisade has been leaked a full two weeks ahead of its official debut at the Los Angeles motor show. Russian website Auto Review has published a press photo showing off the Palisade's front and side, with stylising clearly derived from the HDC-2 Grandmaster concept unveiled at the Busan motor show in June...

Civic Type R v i30 N v Megane RS drag race - video

While the small hot hatch segment is bursting at the seams these days, but three recently-released models stick out as driver's picks – the Honda Civic Type R, Hyundai i30 N, and Renault Megane RS. Britain's Top Gear pits these three front-drive manual hot hatches against each other in a new video posted on YouTube, to see which is fastest in a straight line...

2020 Hyundai Palisade teased ahead of LA reveal

Hyundai Motor America has issued a teaser for the upcoming 2020 Palisade, ahead of its official reveal at the Los Angeles motor show later this month. Set to sit above the Santa Fe in the brand's SUV line-up, the Palisade will offer up to eight seats across three rows, and is named after the Pacific Palisades – an "affluent and beautiful neighbourhood in Southern California"...

Hyundai Ioniq Electric, Kona Electric top real-world range tests

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric and Kona Electric have begun rolling out across the company's export markets, and new tests from the UK have seen the Korean EVs perform strongly in terms of real-world range. Britain's What Car? recently announced the results of its 'Real Range' tests for electric cars currently available in the UK, complementing the firm's existing 'True MPG' tests for combustion-powered vehicles...

2018 Hyundai Santa Fe recalled

Hyundai has recalled the latest (TM) Santa Fe over an issue with the rear curtain airbag, unrelated to the ongoing Takata airbag recall. According to the company, a protruding mounting bolt can damage the fabric of the curtain airbag, leading to less-than-perfect inflation or deployment in an accident...

2019 Hyundai Elantra SR Turbo revealed

Hyundai has revealed the Avante Sport for the South Korean market, previewing the facelifted Elantra SR Turbo for global markets. Like the regular range, the Avante Sport gets the a re-skinned body – this time wearing more sporting equipment inside and out...

Hyundai, Kia appoint former Bentley man as new design chief

Hyundai Motor Group, which includes Kia and Genesis, has reshuffled its management ranks with Chung Eui-sun, son of the current chairman, close to succeeding his father in the top job at the automaker. With Chung Eui-sun now able to exercise more day-to-day control at the Korean automaker, he has appointed Luc Donckerwolke as the company's chief design officer...

SEMA 2018: Manufacturers representing big at aftermarket show

It’s not all about aftermarket at SEMA – manufacturers have a big presence at the show, giving visitors a look into potential future models and parts that could roll out to existing vehicles. We toured all the big manufacturers to see what they have on offer and whether any of it is coming to Australia...

Hyundai Veloster delayed until late 2019 - UPDATE

The new-generation Hyundai Veloster has been delayed again, now scheduled to arrive in Australian showrooms in the fourth quarter of 2019, over a year after originally planned. UPDATE, 7/11/18: Hyundai Australia has confirmed the Veloster will launch locally in 2019, though couldn't offer further details other than that it's related to production line scheduling...

Hyundai i30 Fastback N Line revealed for Europe

Hyundai Motor Europe has revealed the i30 Fastback N Line overnight, bringing N-inspired looks and equipment to its four-door coupe, in line with the similar package it already offers on the related hatchback. Offering the look and feel of the all-out i30 Fastback N without the all-out performance, the N Line trim level is available with the regular version's engine range, which includes a 1...