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    Recalls: Hyundai recalls 6,071 more Velosters over shattering sunroofs
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    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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    Long Term: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: February 2013
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    I just couldn't bring myself to lead this post with the image you see on the right. The winter months have not been kind to our matte gray 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo, and since you can't just run the thing through your local car wash, our oddly shaped little hatchback has spent more days dirty ...

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    Long Term: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: Introduction
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    The Hyundai Veloster is indeed an automotive oddball, and that's part of the reason why we're so drawn to it. Even in base form, the Veloster is a cleverly packaged little wonder that's bursting with personality, and with the added grunt and visual aggression of the Turbo model, there's a lot to ...

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    Recalls: Hyundai recalling 2012 Veloster over shattering sunroofs, parking brake
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    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 #312
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    More Honda Fit models, mandatory black boxes, too many GM pickups, Jeep Grand Cherokee diesel Episode #312 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and George Kennedy talk about reports of a soon-to-be-expanding Honda Fit line, the possibility of a mandated and ...

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    Rhys Millen puts his Hyundai RallyCross and WRC cars up for sale
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    Rhys Millen Racing has put a few interesting vehicles up for sale. Buyers can now get their hands on both of Millen's 2011 Hyundai Veloster Global RallyCross racers. Both cars competed in the 2011 and 2012 Global RallyCross championships as well as the X-Games. Expect to find a turbocharged ...

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    Followup: Krafcik: 90% of Hyundai owners satisfied with fuel economy reimbursement program
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    Hyundai (and sister company Kia) found itself in a bit of hot water recently over false fuel economy estimates on the window stickers of its cars. To remedy this, the automakers will be compensating some 900,000 owners based on their vehicles' odometer readings, and the companies will add an ...

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    Official: Hyundai drops the top on Veloster C3 Roll Top concept for LA
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    Hyundai has pulled the wraps off of a unique take on the company's three-door Veloster. the Veloster C3 Roll Top features a convertible roof stitched from repurposed industrial truck tarps. The roof can be slid either forward or back to make room for taller cargo in the rear or let more light ...

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    Report: New car shoppers less willing to consider Hyundai, Kia after mileage overstatement
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    Summarizing the results of research carried out by Edmunds, Reuters reports that consumers' are less inclined to purchase cars from Hyundai and Kia due to the company's recent snafu over inflated mileage claims. The Edmunds metric of "purchase intent" declined by 1.9 percent for the Kia Soul ...

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    Video: Hyundai Veloster Turbo goes Lego racing
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    The Hyundai Veloster Turbo is quite the nimble runabout. So much so that you may say it has "toy car" characteristics. Well Hyundai has taken that notion in a creative direction, creating a stop-motion race made of Legos. It is a between a Lego-ized Veloster, and a nondescript racer of the blocky ...

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    SEMA: Hyundai goes bonkers with performance Velosters
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    Hyundai's news that it would be producing a new Re:Mix edition of the Veloster was passingly interesting, at least for fans of the sprightly hatchback. But that wasn't the only Veloster we saw at the SEMA show this year... far from it. Much more pulse pounding is this Veloster Turbo Velocity ...

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    SEMA: Hyundai Veloster Re:Mix is production-ready fun from SEMA
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    The Hyundai Veloster has been a popular base for customizers at this year's SEMA event, as its accessible performance and funky looks lend themselves to embellishment. But not all of the Velosters on the show floor are one-offs or flights of fancy; Hyundai has brought along this Re:Mix edition ...

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    Official: Hyundai creates 400-HP Veloster Turbo Velocity concept for SEMA [w/video]
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    Hyundai has already released renderings of its Cosworth-tuned Genesis Coupe that will be on display at the 2012 SEMA Show, and with the show just a couple more weeks away, Hyundai is now teasing a souped-up Veloster headed to Las Vegas. The Hyundai Veloster Turbo Velocity concept was designed at ...

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    NHTSA probing Hyundai Veloster for shattering sunroofs
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation following complaints from drivers that the sunroofs on the Hyundai Veloster are prone to spontaneously exploding. There are 15 complaints in the NHTSA database from drivers who say they heard a loud bang, and then ...

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    Review: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo [w/video]
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    Taking America's Hot Hatch Segment To The Matte The Hyundai Veloster became one of the most eye-catching cars on the market right out of the gate, but it lacked the oomph to match its unique and sporty styling. Hyundai remedied this situation for the Veloster's sophomore season by adding a ...

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    Confirmed: Hyundai Veloster getting summer tire option
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    During an event in Park City, Utah today, Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik confirmed to Autoblog that the funky Veloster hatchback will be getting a new summer tire option. "We could do better in terms of tires [and] we had always planned to have a summer option," Krafcik told ...

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    Report: Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec in the cards?
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    Motor Authority has been apparently been exchanging whispers in the corner regarding the Veloster with someone from Hyundai, and has been told that there is "still left room in the lineup for a higher-performance variant" than the Veloster Turbo. The consensus in certain circles, including ours, ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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    Turbo Power Helps Iconoclast Make The Cut The standard Hyundai Veloster has always reminded us of that talented freshman in high school who has everything going for him but simply lacks the strength his first year out to make the coveted varsity team. The Veloster certainly has the looks, with ...

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    Video: Hyundai Veloster gets the Hot Wheels stunt treatment
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    Hot Wheels has chosen the Hyundai Veloster as the chariot of choice for the company's most recent stunt video. Team Blue is tasked with pulling off a tricky wall ride with mixed success, leading the head of Team Hot Wheels to turn to BMX guru Aaron Ross to show them how it's done. Ross executes ...

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    Confirmed: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo priced from $21,950*
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    There's been a bit of scuttlebutt lately over just how much the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo will cost when it goes on sale later this month. It's time to put all of the rumors and reports to rest, though – the numbers have just been released, and the turbocharged Veloster is officially ...

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