Hyundai veloster

Hyundai Veloster is an inimitable hybrid of a hatchback and a sports coupe.

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The appearance of the production version, as usual, was preceded by the concept, shown in 2007 at the auto show in Seoul. However, the favorable reaction of critics, and most importantly the public, of potential buyers, prompted the company to present the Veloster production model at the Detroit auto show. The car is built on the platform Hyundai i30, which determined its compact dimensions. The wheelbase is 2.64 m, length is 4.2 m, and width is 1.7 m.

Hyundai veloster

External aggression from a hatchback does not take away. The front of the car is a hexagonal grille, which is considered to be Hyundai's business card, massive air intakes and original LED headlights. As options are available chrome frame grille, fog lights and a large panoramic glass roof. The car received massive wheel arches, slanted and elongated rear and front headlights. It is also worth noting the side line of a foreign car with a cut off roof in the back and blackened front struts.

Veloster has one more feature that you can hardly find anywhere else. This is the original door system. The Veloster is equipped with one extended door on the driver’s side and two ordinary side doors on the opposite side, plus a tailgate. It is noteworthy that the rear passenger door handle camouflaged.

The creators claim that they were inspired by the images of sports motorcycles. The result was the interior, literally screaming about their sportiness. Here and striking lateral support seats, pedals with steel plates, the outlines of the center console resemble a motorcycle fuel tank, and the air vents - exhaust pipe nozzles. The dominant place on the center console is occupied by a touch-sensitive multi-function 7-inch Gracenote display with voice recognition, which can optionally display a rear view camera and navigation. The internal dimensions of the Hyundai Veloster allow you to comfortably accommodate the driver and three passengers, while there is enough space for things, the trunk volume is 439 liters.

Already in the standard Hyundai Veloster speaker system is offered with six speakers 196 W, and for an additional fee is available a system with eight speakers with a power of 450 watts.

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In addition, the list of equipment includes: socket, Bluetooth, USB and RCA inputs, Internet radio Pandora and proprietary communication system Blue Link.

Hyundai veloster

The Blue Link system, recently announced by Hyundai, has very broad functionality. First of all, round-the-clock communication with the call-center is available. A call that arrives automatically after the airbags have triggered (and in the car 6) or after pressing the special SOS button. In addition, with the help of various applications, the owner of the machine can remotely unlock or lock the doors, start or stop the engine. The system has a built-in parental control function that, using text messages, will inform the owner about attempts to leave the area specified in the navigator and exceeding the set speed limit. Finally, the Blue Link system offers broad communication capabilities: voice recording and message reading, etc.

As a base engine, Hyundai Veloster offers a 1.6-liter gasoline engine with direct injection, developing 138 horsepower. The engine is aggregated with a 6-step "mechanics". For a fee, the first in the history of the Korean company 6-step Dual Clutch robot with two clutches is available. To prove the reliability of the power unit Hyundai gives him a guarantee - 10 years. The undoubted advantage of the Veloster is moderate fuel consumption. Thanks to the direct fuel injection system and the gas distribution tracking system D-CVVT, the fuel consumption on the highway is similar to that of the Prius - 5.6 liters per 100 km. It is also known that a 2.0 liter turbodiesel with a capacity of 208 hp will be offered for Europe.

Veloster is equipped with McPherson type front suspension, cylindrical springs, gas shock absorbers, front stabilizer with a diameter of 24 mm. The rear suspension is a lekgovesnuyu beam with a V-shaped profile with a monotube shock absorber for a more comfortable ride. In the arsenal of this hatchback system of dynamic stabilization ESC, disc brakes with ABS and EBD, and electric power steering, which helps to tighten the steering wheel in case of skidding. The base Veloster is equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels. 18-inch alloy wheels with body-colored inserts are optionally available.

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