We’re unsure what the scientific term for them is but let’s call them fanfare heroes… entering our market with a huge bang only to go straight down the slippery slide of obscurity. Y’all know what we mean, right? Here, allow us to explain.
Which series shares a code with the Atos? And how many generations of Sonata have there been? Take a look at our condensed list of Hyundai model codes to answer these and any other questions.
One new car, lots of information in random paragraphs.
Good facts to know: The Hyundai Veloster is not exactly new, having been launched internationally in 2011. We got the car about three years later because it took that long to re-engineer its distinctive feature for right-hand-drive – the Veloster has two doors on one side and only one on the other.
‘n Ster met Snelheid!
Dit lyk partykeer of name vir nuwe motors en modelle begin opraak. Neem nou maar die naam wat Hyundai gekies het vir sy sportkoepee met sy nuwe, 150 kW turbo-enjin, die Veloster. Maar wat is daar nou eintlik in ‘n naam?
The confused conjunction
“Who is this car aimed at?” was probably the most pertinent question I heard while testing the strange new Hyundai Veloster. Most observers inspected every inch of the 2+1 door coupe/hatchback yet only one bystander enquired about the purpose of its unusual layout.
The hidden niche
As we’ve recently discovered, Hyundai is steadily moving on up. Their idea of a deluxe apartment in the sky now excludes bargain cars and embraces quality, style and value. The next step is to add some excitement to their brand which is where the new Veloster reports for duty.