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First Drive: 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid looks to split the uprights

by Chris Paukert (RSS feed) on Jul 19th, 2010 at 12:00PM

Perhaps we shouldn't be surprised that the 2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid hails from a nation where Buddhism is one of the dominant religions. After all, this slippery sedan's design is the gas-electric's equivalent of The Middle Path – a road that the company hopes is truly the way to automotive enlightenment. Say what? In the still-young history of the modern hybrid automobile, there have been two prevailing schools of thought on design: As the less costly path, The Low Road to hybridization is already a crowded one – it's a design route that basically calls for the... Read More

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