The new Hyundai Veloster joins the local lineup and comes packed with attractive and innovative features.
New Hyundai Veloster adds excitement to hatch rangeEngine Capabilities
The new Hyundai Veloster will be available in a 1.6 4-cylinder Gamma Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine mated to either a six-speed manual or Hyundai’s first EcoShift dual-clutch auto. The engine delivers 103kW of power at 6300rpm and a torque figure of 176Nm at 4850rpm.
Fuel consumption is rated at 7.9 litres/100km with CO2 emissions of 163g/km for the manual and 161g/km for the auto.
Exterior and Interior Design Features
The ‘fluidic sculpture’ sports coupe Veloster is designed with bold and dynamic flowing lines inspired by nature. These also combine to create an innovative form underpinned by strong proportions and a sense of movement and balance.
Additionally, the new Hyundai Veloster is fitted with a McPherson strut front suspension, coil springs, gas shock absorbers and a 24 mm diameter front stabilizer. The sleek 2+1 door configuration has been adapted for right hand drive markets. This feature is both for convenience and safety of passengers.
Inside the Veloster you are met with high tech gadgets and technological features including the impressive audio system which supports radio, USB, iPod, and Bluetooth. The sound system displays it functions on a large LCD screen in the centre console.
The 60:40 folding rear seats offer a flexible luggage compartment. The steering wheel is equipped with controls for the sound system and for setting the cruise control.
The new Hyundai Veloster features the latest active and passive safety technologies including Vehicle Stability Management, Active Yaw Control, Electronic Stability Programme (ESP), an Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), and Electronic Brake Distribution.
The model scored 96% in the Adult Occupant test category and 89% in the Child Occupant category, beating the Euro NCAP test performances of its main competitors. It also comes inclusive with a driver and passenger airbag, curtain airbags and side airbags.
New Hyundai Veloster – PriceHyundai Veloster 1.6 GDI Executive (manual) - R259 900
|Hyundai Veloster 1.6 GDI Executive (auto)||R276 900|
The new Hyundai Veloster will be available with a 5 year/150 000 km warranty and roadside assistance as part of the Veloster package, and will be supplemented by a 5 year/90 000 km service plan. Services are done at intervals of 15 000 km.