Hyundai Might be Planning 3-Series Rival and Small Crossover
Feb 18, 2014 13:57
Hyundai is adding a third vehicle to its U.S. luxury car lineup and it is also consider a sub compact crossover.
“That’s one of the conversations,” said CEO Dave Zuchowski was quoted as saying by Automotive News. “I think it’s fair to say that within a couple of years there may be another premium nameplate. That’s a space where we think there’s some opportunity,” the executive added.
Hyundai is rumored to be preparing a luxury sports sedan close in size to a BMW 3-Series, known internally as “RK”. However, Zuchowski didn’t say anything about such a model.
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