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Hyundai Veloster axed in Australia

The Hyundai Veloster has been discontinued in Australia. Hyundai Australia confirmed to CarAdvice today the asymmetrical three-door coupe entered the run-out phase late in the third quarter of 2020 (around September), around a year after its local launch in the third quarter of 2019, with the brand citing a revised focus on its burgeoning N and N Line performance ranges for the discontinuation...

Hyundai developing 2.3-litre turbo engine for future N models – report

The next-generation Hyundai i30 N may see the introduction of a new turbocharged 2.3-litre engine. According to Korean newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun, Hyundai is developing the new 2.3-litre turbo powertrain with a 7000rpm redline for its future performance 'N' models. This isn't the first time rumours of the engine have surfaced...

2021 Hyundai i30 N automatic previewed: Veloster N eight-speed dual-clutch auto

Hyundai is poised to launch its new 2020 Veloster N hot hatch – the first model equipped with the brand’s new eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission – however it will not be sold in Australia. While the Hyundai Veloster N is only available in left-hand drive for now, the new eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission – dubbed "N DCT" – will be adopted as an option for the Hyundai i30 N and i30 Fastback N in Australia from “early 2021”...

CarAdvice podcast: How Coronavirus is affecting the industry, and Mandy's last show!

This week on the podcast is Mandy Turner, James Ward, and Mike Stevens. In car news, police suspend mass random breath testing in some states amid the coronavirus outbreak, details for the 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR have been released, a 'Sporty' Subaru Forester is bound for Australia, Volkswagen is targeting zero crashes by 2050, and Mike checks out some of the headline stories from the week...

Hyundai VelosterRaptor N 'Type R killer' and Kona concepts revealed

Hyundai has unveiled two further concepts it will have on display at the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas later this month: the VelosterRaptor N and Kona Ultimate. VelosterRaptor N concept Created in conjunction with Bisimoto Engineering, the VelosterRaptor N concept builds on the Veloster N, which isn't sold Down Under...

Hyundai Veloster N Performance Concept revealed

The Hyundai Veloster N Performance Concept has been unveiled ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2019 SEMA show in Las Vegas next month. The concept builds on the Veloster N, which isn't available in Australia, and features adjustments to improve its looks and handling...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Hyundai Veloster Grappler concept unveiled

The Hyundai Veloster Grappler concept has been unveiled ahead of its full debut at the 2019 SEMA show in Las Vegas, which takes place in early November. The Grappler has more ground clearance than your run-of-the-mill Veloster, and beneath the black plastic wheel arch extensions are knobbly all-terrain tyres with Method Racing alloy wheels...

Hyundai Veloster N ETCR: Electric race car unveiled

The Hyundai Veloster N ETCR race car has been unveiled at the 2019 Frankfurt motor show. While the road-going Veloster N is a front-wheel drive hot hatch powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 205kW of power and 352Nm of torque, the ETCR has a mid-mounted electric motor driving the rear wheels...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Hyundai Veloster pricing and specs

The all-new 2020 Hyundai Veloster has been priced and specified for the Australian market, with the three-tier range kicking off at $29,490 plus on-road costs. Nearly a year since it was initially slated to arrive in local showrooms, the "2+1 door sports coupe" claims to bring upgrades to drivetrains and equipment levels across the line-up, while keeping the price of entry $100 down on the previous iteration...