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Hyundai Veloster For Real?


2007 Hyundai Veloster Concept

2007 Hyundai Veloster Concept

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The Hyundai Veloster is one of the Frankfurt Motor Show’s more striking concept cars. But according to the company it’s not as outlandish as you might think and is a real production possibility.

 

A spokesman for the Korea firm explained: “The Hyundai Tiburon will be replaced next year with a new larger model, currently known by its development codename BK. It’s mainly for the U.S. market and will be powered by a V-6 engine.”

 

Designed to go head to head with the likes of Nissan’s 350Z and with a convertible version is a distinct possibility, it’s still be evaluated about whether the car would come to Europe.

 

But with most of the current Tiburons sold in Europe being the 2.0-liter four-cylinder model rather than the 2.7-liter V-6, the company is using the Veloster as a way of sounding out the idea of a smaller two-seater to sit below the new Tiburon.

 

The Veloster name is a combination of the words velocity and roadster. The car is designed to appeal buyers in their twenties.

 

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