Hyundai debuts its second gen of the i30 hatchback at the 64th International Auto Show in Frankfurt, which targets the popular Euro C-segment among which rivals are the Opel/Vauxhall Astra, VW Golf and Citroen C4.
This compact car model will be on sale next spring with an option of 1.4-litre and 1.6-litre engines in both gasoline and diesel.
The Hyundai booth also showcases the rest of the South Korean automaker's range including the new mid-size i40 sedan and station wagon models, and the Veloster sport hatch.
Hyundai's Veloster on show is a special edition featuring a matte gunmetal paint job with barcode-like graphics reading "2011091325" and carbon fiber trim on the front grille and spoilers, rear diffuser, mirror caps and side protection strips.
Buying a car is one of the biggest financial decisions any adult can make. It's because of these big ticket items that decisions need to be well informed, and well researched. But before you take your first step into viewing the cars, you should at the very least, start with a checklist of things to do. Here they are: Read more
Detroit has long been the center of the automotive world. And this year, it hosted its eponymous auto show to much acclaim. Things are moving fast in the industry. Thanks to the exploits of those in Silicon Valley, cars aren’t just cars anymore. They’re customizable computers on wheels. And they’re about to get a lot smarter. At the show, all the major manufacturers were showing off their wares. Chevrolet, Hyundai, and VW were all showing some flavor of autonomous tech. And there were other concepts there too, designed to make waves in personal transportation. It’s clear that the pace of change in automobiles is accelerating. We’re no longer seeing incremental changes now. We’re in a sort of Moore’s law era for cars. Read more
It would be fair to say the Subaru Legacy sedan isn’t a car at the top of most people’s wish lists. But like it or not, this car is at the top of most safety rankings. The car itself has received an all new design, as of 2016. And it continues to be a favorite staple. But the car itself has hardly drawn any attention in the auto press, despite extensive safety features. Read more