Hyundai - basic info and current lineup

Hyundai is a part of Hyundai Kia Automotive Group, which is the South Korea's largest and world's fifth largest car maker.

At its early days, the focus was set on low prices. The turning point was 1999, when company decided to make a world class brand. Investements followed, and Hyundai nowadays is the most promising Asian car brand.

Current Hyundai Lineup:

  • Compacts - Accent, Elantra, Elantra Touring,
    Getz, i10, i20, i30
  • Family Sedans - Sonata, Sonata Hybrid, Azera, i30CW
  • Crossovers - Tucson, Santa Fe, Veracruz, ix35
  • Premium - Genesis Coupe, Genesis, Equus
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Hyundai Genesis HCD-14 Genesis Concept comes with 5.0l petrol V8 engine, 8 shift automatic gearbox and rear wheel drive.

Hyundai unveiled redesigned Genesis Coupe at Kangwon Festival, rest of the world will have to wait till January 2012 and Detroit.

Basic version is powered by 2l theta engine, delivering 65bhp more than before (total 275bhp), while the top model will have 3.8l GDI V6 engine with 350bhp. Top model reaches 60mph in 5,9s. Face lifted Genesis Coupe comes with 6 gear manual transmission, with 8 gears automatic as an extra option.

Recently announced Veloster is a compact coupe, long approx. 4,5m and it can accommodate 4 adults. Design is sporty, with some unusual, never before seen solutions. Most interesting are the doors - drivers side of the car has only one, but huge door, while the other side of the car has two normal doors.