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    Recalls: Hyundai recalls 6,071 more Velosters over shattering sunroofs

    Back in December, Hyundai issued a recall affecting some 13,500 Veloster hatchbacks because their optional panoramic sunroofs could possibly shatter while the vehicle is in motion. Now, an expansion of that recall has been announced, with an additional 6,071 units of the 2012 model year hatchback ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai recalling 2012 Veloster over shattering sunroofs, parking brake

    A spate of not-great news for Hyundai Veloster owners today, as the plucky hatchback is the subject of not one, but two recall notices from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The first recall is about an issue with the 2012 Veloster's sunroof assembly that we first reported on ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #280

    Dodge Dart, Chrysler Q1 sales, FR-S and BRZ versus MX-5, 2013 Nissan Altima's Hyundai Sonata influence Episode #280 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Chris, Dan, and Zach chat about the Dodge Dart, Chrysler's first-quarter 2012 sales, a Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ smackdown at Motegi ...

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    Could the Hyundai Veloster go topless? [w/poll]

    The Hyundai Veloster has been a bit polarizing since it went on sale last year. And the debate could get more animated if the Korean company does what we think it's thinking about doing. At a recent gathering of reporters and Hyundai executives in Ann Arbor, MI, where the annual Rolling ...

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    Review: 2012 Hyundai Veloster

    And This Time, It's Personal In order to understand this review of the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, you first need to understand a bit about me. I'm a mid-twenty-something urbanite. My closet is full of obscure band t-shirts, striped hooded sweatshirts and Converse. My black-framed glasses match my ...

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    Confirmed: Hyundai confirms Veloster Turbo, upgraded Genesis Coupe headed for Detroit

    This isn't really shocking news – we've known that Hyundai has been working on a turbocharged version of its new Veloster for quite some time – but it's nice to have official confirmation directly from CEO John Krafcik on the company's Twitter account and via a live announcement at ...

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    Official: Hyundai announces new 204-hp turbo four. Is it headed for Veloster?

    The 2012 Hyundai Veloster has plenty of hot hatch potential, but its frugal, 1.6-liter, direct-injected four-cylinder just isn't going to cut it for those more concerned with speed than fuel economy. While a turbo model has long been rumored, we've now got confirmation – sort of. While ...

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    Teased: Custom turbocharged Hyundai Veloster to bow at SEMA

    After our first drive of the Hyundai Veloster, we described the three-door hatch as an 'eco-sport' rather than an 'all-out performance car'. The 1.6-liter four-pot under the hood produces 138 horsepower and 123 pound-feet torque, which provided 'adequately entertaining' acceleration. In other ...

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    2012 Hyundai Veloster deliveries underway

    You now live in a world in which the Hyundai Veloster is actively being sold. The first example has just been delivered, and the owner, one Daniel Jenkins, picked up his new Veloster at a Henderson, Nevada Hyundai dealership as soon as it rolled of the truck. You'll surely soon be spotting ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Hyundai Veloster [w/video]

    And Now For Something Completely Different... To hear John Krafcik tell it, the 2012 Veloster is just another Hyundai. Allow us to rephrase that. According to the company's North American CEO, the searing Vitamin C orange coupe shown here is something we should've seen coming, the predictable ...

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    2012 Hyundai Veloster configurator powers up

    After tons of hype, the 2012 Hyundai Veloster finally has its own configurator on Hyundai's website. The 138-horsepower hatch comes with your choice of a six-speed row-your-own-or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic cog box. The three-door hatch clocks in just over $22,000 when you opt for the ...

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    Official: Hyundai Veloster to start at $17,300, undercuts Honda CR-Z by $2,000 [UPDATE]

    It's a great time to be a fan of small cars, and Hyundai is nearly ready to add its 2012 Veloster into the marketplace. If you've been waiting for this one to appear in your local showroom, we've got some news for you. Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik just tweeted that it's ...

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    Rumormill: Five-door Hyundai Veloster in the works?

    Hyundai may be working on a more traditional five-door hatch version of the company's new Veloster. The Australian site Car Sales Network recently spoke to Eunjuu Shin, the manager for overseas product planning for Hyundai, who said that his company is working on a Veloster with four doors for ...

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    Featured: First Ride: 2012 Hyundai Veloster

    CEO Takes Us For A Spin In This Innovative One, Two, Three-Door "How about a ride in the Veloster?" While the experience falls seriously short of taking a few orbits in the Space Shuttle, those seven words were enticing enough to motivate us to cross the dreaded Los Angeles basin during rainy ...

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    Report: Hyundai Veloster Turbo to produce 208 horsepower

    We haven't been behind the wheel of one yet, but we're thinking that the normally aspirated 2012 Hyundai Veloster probably looks a little faster than it is – we say this only because a 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 138 horsepower can only be so spirited. We've heard previously that a ...

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    Hyundai teases Veloster rally car ahead of Chicago debut

    Hyundai Veloster rally car teaser – click above for high-res image gallery Throughout 2010, Hyundai teased us with shots of its unconventionally sporty new three-door. Thankfully, we finally got to see the 2012 Hyundai Veloster in its production skin at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show. Now ...

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    Video: 2012 Hyundai Veloster gets the B-roll treatment

    2012 Hyundai Veloster B-roll footage – Click above to watch video after the jump
    B-roll footage isn't necessarily the most exciting visual or aural experience, but it allows us to see new production models strutting their stuff out on the road. Hyundai is wasting no time in getting the ...

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    Detroit 2011: 2012 Hyundai Veloster is a Swiss Army Coupe

    2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hyundai's funky, tech-packed Veloster has just debuted at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and at first blush, the unconventional three-door looks like it'll go down a storm. While Hyundai's North American CEO John Krafcik freely ...

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    Detroit 2011: 2012 Hyundai Veloster reinvents the affordable sports coupe

    2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After the usual tease of spy shots and teasers, the sheet has finally been pulled back on the 2012 Hyundai Veloster. Not only does the Veloster take aim at wannabe efficient sports cars like the Honda CR-Z, it reinvents the way ...

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    Hyundai teases Veloster one more time, third rear door revealed

    2012 Hyundai Veloster teaser – Click above to enlarge
    Let the speculation end: The 2012 Hyundai Veloster will have three conventional forward-hinged doors. We also know the Veloster will have a direct-injected engine (we're pretty sure it will displace 1.6 liters), an available dual-clutch ...


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