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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 figuring in to the problem.

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.

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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.

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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 SEMA. The highly anticipated 2013 Veloster Turbo will debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in January, reportedly alongside a refreshed Genesis Coupe.

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.

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 words, we wouldn't mind one bit if the Veloster got an extra dose of power.

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 examples of the 138-horsepower four-door hatchback on a road near you in the near future.

First Drive
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.

Confirmed
Hyundai Veloster priced from $17,300

2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery

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 going to cost you $17,300 for a Veloster. Full pricing is due later this week, but that base price undercuts the Honda CR-Z, arguably its most natural rival, by over $2,000, while offering more room and th

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First Ride: 2012 Hyundai Veloster

CEO Takes Us For A Spin In This Innovative One, Two, Three-Door

Video: 2012 Hyundai Veloster gets the B-roll treatment

2012 Hyundai Veloster B-roll footage – Click above to watch video after the jump

Detroit 2011: 2012 Hyundai Veloster reinvents the affordable sports coupe

2012 Hyundai Veloster – Click above for high-res image gallery

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