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    Hyundai sports coupe officially named Veloster, new teaser vid and site released [*UPDATE]

    Hyundai Veloster flashes its LEDs for us – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Hyundai is bringing its hotly anticipated sports coupe to the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, and it appears from a new teaser video and microsite that that the car will indeed be called Veloster, ending months of ...

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    Galatea thinks Hyundai Tiburon is perfect platform for coachbuilt styling

    Galatea Revision – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Examples of high-end coachwork usually draw long, wistful stares and high levels of admiration, with skilled craftsmen taking something beautiful and creating something stunning. An Aston Martin DB4 is a wonderful machine, but a 1960 ...

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    Hyundai pledges to hit 40 mpg with 2012 Veloster, beat out Honda CR-Z

    2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery
    At a media breakfast in Los Angeles this morning, Hyundai Motor America president John Krafcik let slip that the Korean automaker expects to breach the 40 miles-per-gallon barrier with its forthcoming small sports coupe. ...

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    More Spy Shots: 2012 Hyundai Veloster... or is that Tiburon?

    2012 Hyundai Veloster/Tiburon – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Earlier this year we learned that the Veloster was given the green-light by Hyundai's top brass and with an on-sale date sometime in 2011 as a 2012 model, work on Hyundai's new hatch is well underway. Caught weathering ...

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    Spy Shots: First look at 2012 Hyundai Veloster?

    2012 Hyundai Veloster? – click above for high-res image gallery
    Would this, could this be the new Hyundai Veloster? A little background is in order. Way back in 2007, we first saw the oddly named, smartly proportioned Veloster concept at the Seoul Auto Show. No one was quite sure what to ...

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    VIDEO: Korean Spirra supercar runs with the big dogs

    Oullim Motors Spirra - click above image to watch the video
    The big dogs in this case being a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder and a pair of Ferrari F430s. And in case you're wondering, a Spirra is a Korean supercar built by Oullim Motors and sold through Proto Motors since 2007. Looking like a not ...

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    Multiple Hyundai recalls for brake lamps and rust issues affect nearly 1M units

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Hyundai have initiated recalls on 963,305 vehicles as part of four separate campaigns. The first recall, blanketing over one half million late-model vehicles, is nationwide. The other three recalls, all corrosion-related on older ...

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    More details emerge about Hyundai's Veloster-like Tiburon replacement

    Hyundai Veloster Concept - Click above for a high-res gallery
    With the Genesis Coupe coming into its own, the handwriting has been on the wall for Hyundai's front-drive Tiburon. Confirming what we first reported back in February around the Chicago Auto Show, the Korean automaker has now told ...

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    Coupe Scoop (Scoupe?) - Hyundai's Veloster concept headed for production... and America!

    Click above for high-res gallery of the 2007 Hyundai Veloster concept
    Back at the 2007 Seoul Motor Show, Hyundai somewhat quietly unveiled a slick little coupe concept dubbed Veloster. The chunky, funky two-door then proceeded to make the rounds that show season, including stateside debut at the ...

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    New Hyundai Coupe (Tiburon) coming to Frankfurt in '09

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the Hyundai Velostar concept.Hyundai's replacement for the Tiburon (aka the "Coupe" outside the U.S.) will make its official debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show next September. As expected, the new Coupe will be inspired by the Velostar concept that debuted in ...

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    Surprise! Hyundai to phase out Tiburon

    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2008 Hyundai Tiburon.The news came courtesy of John Krafcik, Hyundai's product development veep, who told Automotive News that the 2008 model year of the Tiburon would be its last. However, that doesn't mean the Tiburon is down for the count. Krafcik is ...

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    Hyundai RWD coupe coming to London motor show in '08

    During an interview with BusinessCar, Hyundai UK's head Tony Whitehorn finally confirmed what's been rumored for going on a year: the automaker's new RWD coupe will replace the Tiburon. The coupe will take about 50- to 60-percent of the styling cues originally debuted on the Veloster concept and is ...

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    Rotoscoped speculation: Hyundai's RWD Tiburon replacement

    UPDATE: Images removed at request of original owner.We've been cooing over the prospect of a RWD Hyundai coupe for sometime now, and although recent spy shots and a possible official rendering have given us a glimpse of what's to come, it still remains unconfirmed speculation. While a nicely done ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #72

    We tried hard to get a podcast going last week, but it just wasn't good enough. This week, the internet gods smiled on us with solid connections that cleared the way for our incisor-sharp banter. Kicking off #72, we discuss the dual surprise from Ford and GM - profit! The US operations showed ...

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    Spy Shots: Hyundai's rear-wheel-drive coupe

    click above image for more spy shots of the mysterious RWD coupe from HyundaiThe Veracruz, the rear-wheel-drive Genesis luxury sedan and various other new rear-wheel-drive offerings will take Hyundai into segments it's never been, but the one vehicle about which we're most excited is this, a ...

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    Cruel, sick joke: Bentley Continental badged as a Hyundai

    click above image for high-res views of this abomination var digg_url = ''; Some rich people have too much time on their hands and a sick sense of humor. Witness this, a perfectly good Bentley Continental GT adorned with Hyundai badges – HYUNDAI ...

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    Hyundai's new RWD coupe to get V6 power

    Those rumors of a V8-powered, RWD coupe from Hyundai? Almost true. Winding Road talked with Hyundai Vice President John Krafcik who confirmed the RWD coupe part, but didn't stutter when he said "No V8." Winding Road's Reilly Brennan pressed Krafcik on the engine's setup, but the VP wouldn't give a ...

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    Spy Shots: Hyundai's RWD Coupe!

    click above image to view more spy pics of Hyundai's RWD coupe! var digg_url = ''; Hyundai is about to be a very hot brand, and the biggest log on the fire will be its upcoming rear-wheel-drive BH platform that will spawn the Genesis luxury ...

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    Could the Hyundai Genesis lead to a rear-wheel drive Tiburon?

    click above image to view 15 high-res pics of the Hyundai Genesis concept var digg_url = ''; Hyundai "officially" unveiled the rear-wheel drive Genesis concept on Tuesday by issuing a press release and ...

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    Losing your Accent: Hyundai's production woes

    Everyone experiences growing pains at some point in their life. Some are more debilitating than others. As it enter its 21st year in the US, Hyundai is feeling a few of its own. In a market dominated by overproduction and a seemingly insurmountable glut of models, Hyundai has a good problem to ...


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