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New V6 for Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai's medium SUV, the Santa Fe has been given a power upgrade and is now available with a 3.3L V6. The new engine develops 180 kW of power at 6000rpm and 309 Nm of torque at 3500rpm (up 7 kW and 5 Nm respectively over Sonata) on standard unleaded petrol, driving the front wheels through Hyundai’s five-speed Selectronic automatic transmission with adaptive control logic and sequential manual override...

Hyundai Tiburon Rear-Wheel-Drive

We recently test drove the Hyundai Tiburon and our only complaint was that it could do with a little more power and if possible a Rear-Wheel or All-Wheel drive setup. Thankfully the people at Hyundai were already aware of this. Hyundai America has today confirmed the next generation Tiburon will be based on a rear-wheel-drive platform...

Hyundai RWD Turbocharged Coupe

Having spent a week in the Hyundai Tiburon recently, I came to one conclusion, although it is a brilliant looking car, it can do with more power and a rear-wheel-drive setup. Thankfully the engineers at Hyundai agree! Say hello to the new Hyundai Rear-Wheel-Drive Tubrocharged Coupe: Details are sketchy so far but reports from Korea indicate two engine choices, a 2...

Hyundai to Unveil i30

Hyundai announced today that its crucial new five-door hatchback will be known as the Hyundai i30 when it makes its Australian debut in October. The i30, which shares its platform with the new Elantra sedan will spearhead Hyundai's attack on the competitive small hatch market...

Hyundai Tiburon at Targa Tasmania

Targa Tasmania is one of the very few popular tarmac-based rally events held in Australia, the event has been taking place annually since 1992 and shows no sign of slowing down. However apart from the categorization of Modern (post 1990)/Classic (pre 1990) cars which gives incentive for old cars to join the rally, the majority of the "modern" cars follow a common setup, AWD, forced induction, rally bred...

Hyundai Still Thinking About Luxury Brand

Every Asian manufacturer faces one big problem. How to market a Luxury car using its own brand. For example, how hard would you laugh if Hyundai started to compare its new Luxury cars to offerings from BMW/Mercedes? Although its definitely no laughing matter that Hyundai has lifted its game considerably over the last few years, the lingering image of the Hyundai Excel and other Hyundai "cheap & cheerful" cars have left a somewhat unforgettable taste in the minds of many consumers...

Hyundai Elantra Sedan Body Kit

The Lynx deodorant ads don't lie, first impressions die hard. Over a decade after the Hyundai Excels began roaming the streets, it only takes a few hours of driving around any major city to see the countless number of "modified Hyundais". I use the word modified here with caution as the majority of these modded Hyundais simply come with a bigger spoiler, some side skirts, a milo can exhaust and a fake bonnet scoop...

Hyundai Genesis V8 Rear Wheel Drive

I think Australian V8 fans are going to have a heart attach if/when this car makes it to Australia. The Hyundai Genesis is Hyundais first venture in V8 Sedan territory. Powered by Hyundai's new 4.6L Tau twin-cam, 32-valve, all-alloy V8 engine, Hyundai has not only made a V8 sedan, but also, dare I say, a good looking one too...

Hyundai Elantra Euro-Hatch i30

Update: Click to read Hyundai i30 Review Hyundai has adopted a European naming convention for all its future models. Following a similar route as many European manufacturers, Hyundai will drop the current naming convention for all future models (at least in Europe)...

Hyundai Sonata Sports SXi

Its not often the words Hyundai and Sports are used in the same sentence, but this is a rare and special moment for Hyundai. This my friends, is the Hyundai Sonata Sports. Or as Hyundai like to refer to it, the Hyundai Sonata SXi...

New Hyundai Tiburon & Coupe 2007 2008

Hyundai has showed off the new Tiburon in China, the Hyundai Tiburon first came to Australia in 2002 and apart from a major price cut, hasn't seen much change. Even thought I am not Hyundai's biggest fan, the Tiburon is a good looking car, if only it was powered by a more capable engine, one could actually call it a sports car! Reports indicate this new model will still keep 2...