Car Broker News – New Hyundai Veloster coming in 2018

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Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy and Car Broker Australia with a sneak peek at next years Hyundai Veloster

Autoweek based in the USA, often gets images and videos that many of the other automotive journalists don’t, so I keep an eagle eye out for their overnight releases, which I then pass onto my audience in Australia. So thanks to Jay Ramey, associate editor for Autoweek for this early look at the 2018 Hyundai Veloster.


The quasi-sporty hatch is about to get a replacement

The current Hyundai Veloster is a bit of an odd duck in the automaker’s lineup; it feels the most dated and represents a sort of window into the Hyundai of the early aughts. A funky hatch meant to be sporty, the Veloster instead channels the tuner scene from 15 years ago, with interior plastics to match, while never really providing the go along with the show. Now nearing the end of its product cycle, the Veloster has been consistently upstaged by Hyundai’s own Elantra, which has served up more agreeable looks along with greater practicality.The current Veloster has been on sale since 2011, so a replacement is not too far off; we’ll likely see the production version in the metal in just a few weeks at the 2018 Detroit auto show, with sales expected to start in the second half of 2018. The 2019 model, as you can see in the video, will keep the funky three-door layout, but the exterior design will gravitate toward more modern Hyundai looks.

Enthusiasts are a blood-sucking group that does nothing but beg for fun-to-drive cars then often end up spending their money elsewhere. Hyundai’s tried to appease enthusiasts with hot hatches.

 This means an updated version of the front fascia, more in line with the Elantra, and a wider rear window. The outgoing model was a little challenged when it came to rear visibility, but it appears that Hyundai will keep the overall shape with just a few styling tweaks. Another major change will be an all-black roof, which is a popular look these days.

Under the hood of the Hyundai Veloster Turbo, expect to see the turbocharged 1.6-liter inline-four borrowed from the Elantra GT Sport, good for 201 hp, while the base version will likely get the naturally aspirated 2.0-liter inline-four producing 147 hp, also borrowed from the Elantra.


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