Hyundai Veloster: Super Car

The First Youth Lab Sub-Brand of Hyundai- Hyundai Veloster:

A three door compact sports hatchback, the vehicle Hyundai Veloster was produced by Hyundai in the year 2011 March 10 and was released in late 2011 in America. It is Hyundai’s first car which has been especially designed to cater to the needs of young drivers and thus also known as Youth Lab Sub-Brand. Unveiled on 10th January in the year 2011, in the Motor Show held at Detroit; the vehicle thus helped Hyundai to fill in the gap from where it had discontinued Tiburson in the year 2008 and helped in the evolution of Genesis’s Coupe.

Difference between Veloster and Its Competitors:

The model provides huge difference for its competitors on the account of door configuration which is asymmetrical in shape, which also displays both large doors one on driver’s side and two on passenger side. In USA, the model Veloster has been even equipped with a telemetics system known as Bluelink, which has been standardized on all the models of Hyundai. The system helps customer in vehicle diagnostics, along with crash notification as well as helps in remote controlling of various other features.

All New Features of Veloster:

The new version of the model Veloster GDi 1.6 had been designed by Hyundai in North America and the new models features include canvas roof, spoiler of flat back, bikes of fixed gear, pocket of license plate, front black wheels, badging and front grille, LED headlights of eight individual accent, 10-inch chrome wheel inserts, red reflectors and many more. This all new model was unveiled at the Auto Show of LA in the year 2012.

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Technical Characteristics of Hyundai Veloster

Technical Characteristics of 2011 Hyundai Veloster produced by Hyundai (KR).

Body Type Fixed-head coupe 3 doors
Weight 1260 Kg
Length 4220 mm
Height 1400 mm
Wheelbase 2650 mm
Front Track 1562 mm
Rear Track 1575 mm
Ground Clearance 142 mm
Fuel Capacity 50 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System direct petrol injection
Max Power 140HP (103 kW) @ 6300 rpm
Max Torque 167Nm @ 4850 rpm
CO2 Emissions 148 g/Km
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 1591 cc
Bore 77 mm
Stroke 85 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 11:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 7.0J x 17 / 7.0J x 17
Standard Tyres P215/45 HR 17 / P215/45 HR 17
Suspension Front I.MS.CS.ARB.
Suspension Rear TBAx.CS.ARB.
Transmission 6 speed manual
Number of gears 6
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h 9.7 seconds
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 8.1 l/100km
Road 5.3 l/100km
Mixt 6.5 l/100km