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Not until late in 2019, but other big changes could soon follow

Hyundai's N Performance division broke out of the starting gate with the i30 N in Australia, fitted exclusively with a six-speed manual transmission. Our first taste of a South Korean blue wonder will be the Veloster N launching later this year, and it also comes with that single gearbox. Hyundai executives told Australian site Car Advice an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission is on the way, but that it won't join the party until late 2019. That means we could see it in the Veloster around then

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Could it be a mid-engine Veloster, or something even more interesting?

Motorgraph reports that Hyundai's working on a Theta III engine for a mid-engined car, perhaps hinting at a mid-engined Veloster.

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Here's the breakdown on a restrained refresh.

Hyundai introduces the 2019 Veloster, with massaged sheetmetal, a brand new interior, and more power for the base model.

The 2019 Hyundai Veloster and Veloster Turbo are here. Continuing the two-plus-one door layout, the Veloster features a few new upgrades including a new grille. For more coverage of the NAIAS 2018 head over to https://www.autoblog.com/detroit-auto-show/

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It doesn't have the technicolor dream wrap anymore.

The reveal must be near.

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Horse-man of the auto advertising apocalypse.

A case study in how not to launch a brand campaign.

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Check out that zebra-print camouflage.

This appears to be a Veloster Turbo model.

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This will be the first Hyundai N model for the US

Expect at least 250 horsepower from the hot hatch.

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Sadly, it's not going to be an Elantra GT.

While Hyundai won't confirm anything, we're nearly certain it's a Veloster N.

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Hyundai brought its third Racing Midship prototype to the Busan Motor Show in South Korea, supposedly giving us a taste of N performance models to come.

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The weak markets in China and Russia caused the first drop in Hyundai global deliveries since July, but the US market set a January volume record.

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Hyundai's N Brand performance division looks closer to creating a Nurburgring-developed hot hatch, and a new video shows some of the team's hard work.

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