Hyundai South Africa appears to be a company with its finger on the pulse, reacting to market demands with the sort of speed and innovation we last saw in the late 80’s. While most of its rivals are hamstringed by dreary corporate rules these days, Hyundai still gets to play a little and produce bespoke cars like this Tucson Sport.
When Hyundai S.A. gave us another turn in their Kona 1.0T Executive, we threw the keys at our lady journo and she came back with this report…
Hyundai’s H-1 bus represents excellent value when compared to its luxurious German rivals but is value for money always a good thing? We took the fancy 2.5 turbo-diesel nine-seater for a seaside getaway to find out.
Hey, you know what? We don’t have enough compact SUV crossover thingies in our market, we need more compact SUV crossover vehicles. Inhale, feel the sarcasm, exhale. Hyundai is all-too-happy to assist us…
Did you know that Hyundai now has four SUV’s in the local market? The funky Kona and sensible Creta cater for the compact segment (and wallet) while their brand-new seven-seater Santa Fe wears the brand’s crown. But the one which started it all – at least locally – is this accomplished Tucson.
Oh dear, new year, old me. Despite my best efforts, one test car slipped through the 2018 review cracks and everyone gets an apology straight off the bat for my first story of the year. I’m sorry, Hyundai S.A. and dear readers, for only reviewing the Creta now.
Perky Kona – New Hyundai makes a bold statement
Did you know that a host of kitesurfing speed records have been achieved in Namibia? That’s right, many have been set in the Walvis Bay and Lüderitz areas, and the fastest speed by a kitesurfer, as officially recognised by the world body for sailing, is 55,65 knots (that’s over 100 km/h!) set by Robert Douglas in Lüderitz.
We’ve just returned from the launch of a N$750,000 Hyundai. Let that sink in for a while – ¾ of a million bucks! Take all the time you need but be sure to read on…
Hyundai Motor has been ranked among the highest valued brands in the world once again, according to the latest rankings published by global brand specialist Interbrand. Hyundai’s global brand value grows 3% since 2017 to a company record high of US$ 13,5 billion (about R 200,8 billion).
Hyundai is busy refreshing its entire range, to save everyone some time they’re even doing it in pairs now with the Creta and Tucson.