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2019 Hyundai Palisade revealed in LA

The all-new Hyundai Palisade has made its official debut at the Los Angeles motor show, ahead of its North American launch in the summer of 2019. Serving as the Korean brand's new SUV flagship, the Palisade will sit above the Santa Fe in Hyundai's line-up and go up against the likes of the Mazda CX-9 and the Toyota Highlander (Kluger) in the States...

Hyundai: Ioniq EV will account for half of sales

Hyundai Australia is predicting the pure-electric Ioniq will account for 50 per cent of sales in its three-pronged line-up, having last night revealed pricing for its first 'green car' Down Under. Speaking with media at the Ioniq launch in Brisbane, senior manager for product development at Hyundai Australia, Andrew Tuitahi, said the EV model is likely to win the majority of buyers, followed by the plug-in hybrid...

2019 Hyundai Ioniq pricing and specs

Hyundai has announced pricing and specs for its three-pronged Ioniq range in Australia, with the eagerly-anticipated pure-electric model to kick off at $44,990 before on-road costs. The cheapest model will be the series hybrid, priced from $33,990 before on-roads, while the plug-in hybrid will start at $40,990...

Hyundai Tucson Special Edition announced

Hyundai Australia has released the Tucson Special Edition, which slots between the Elite and flagship Highlander in the mid-sized SUV line-up. Based on the Elite specification, the Special Edition adds several equipment items normally reserved for the Highlander, including 19-inch alloy wheels shod in Continental ContiSportContact 5 rubber, a 360-degree camera system, front parking sensors, trailer stability assist, an electrochromic rear-view mirror, solar control glass, and a black cloth headliner...

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...