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Hyundai Went Back To The Future In 1974

Posted by on 01 Apr 2020 under Concept Cars

1974 Hyundai Pony Concept

The 1974 Hyundai Pony Concept

It was a case of back to the future when little known carmaker Hyundai revealed their wild Pony Coupe concept at the 1974 Turin Motor Show. Back to the Future, because the Pony was designed by a young Giogetto Giugiaro, who also designed the iconic DeLorean five or six years later – you know, the Back to the Future car.


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New Design And Tech For The Standout 2021 Hyundai i20

Posted by on 26 Mar 2020 under i20, New Car Launches

2021 Hyundai i20

Hyundai’s i20 For 2021

The third-generation Hyundai i20 looks to make a big impact with a fresh design, new technology, mild hybrid options and various driver safety systems that the Korean automaker says are the most comprehensive in its class.


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COVID-19 | CORONA VIRUS – Statement from the MD

Posted by on 16 Mar 2020 under General

Group 1 Motors

Supporting Our Customers & Staff. Together we curb the spread.

Dear Customers,

We do not often communicate as a group to our various brand customers, however, we believe this situation requires the most efficient communication method.


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The Feature Rich Affordable Car – Hyundai Atos

Posted by on 16 Mar 2020 under Atos, Hyundai Reviews, New Car Launches

Hyundai Atos

Hyundai’s New Affordable Car: 2020 Atos

Some buy cheap because that is all they can afford, others buy cheaper because that is all they need. The low end of the car market has become crowded, the carmakers adding extra features while keeping prices low. Up to now, the Datsun Go has been the best value for money on the market. Now the newly re-released Hyundai Atos is seriously challenging that position.


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Hyundai’s New Aussie Bakkie Could Be a 6-Cylinder Diesel

Posted by on 09 Mar 2020 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches, Santa Cruz

Hyundai Emblem on Santa Cruz

Hyundai’s Australia-Bound Bakkie May Go Turbo

More news on the Hyundai bakkie story out of Australia. As previously reported, “a Ute had better be a Ute.” The new rough and tough ladder framed double-cab bakkie will have the option of a straight-six turbodiesel engine.


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Hyundai Goes Retro For Future Pony 45 EV Concept

Posted by on 02 Mar 2020 under Concept Cars, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News, Kona

Hyundai New EV Concept

Hyundai’s New Pony 45 EV Concept

The 2019 Frankfurt Auto Show revealed several amazing cars but a real standout was the all-electric Hyundai Pony 45 design concept. It’s not every day you come across a car that looks that good, especially considering they took inspiration from the 1974 Hyundai Pony concept.


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Hyundai In Partnership To Build Commercial EVs

Posted by on 25 Feb 2020 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai-Kia-Arrival Partnership

Hyundai To Build Commercial EV’s With Arrival

Electric vehicle technology is moving at a blistering pace. You can either spend heavily on developing your own, or you can invest in proven technology. The vehicle class with the most urgent demand in Europe is the electric commercial vehicle. This demand is driven by increasingly tough emissions standards there.


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Hyundai Joins Uber Air To Launch eVTOL Air Taxi

Posted by on 17 Feb 2020 under Concept Cars, Future Tech, Hyundai News

Hyundai Uber Flying Taxi

Hyundai & Uber partnership’s Flying car Concept

Hyundai has unveiled its electric flying car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The South Korean automaker announced that they will be partnering with Uber to develop their eVTOL air taxi. It will be able to fly on trips of up to 100 km with a cruising speed of up to 290 km/h transporting four passengers.


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Hyundai Nexo Goes The Distance

Posted by on 10 Feb 2020 under Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News, Nexo

Hyundai Nexo

Hyundai’s Nexo is the first dedicated fuel cell electric vehicle

The hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo has broken the world distance record by travelling 778 km on a single ‘tank’. It beat the previous record by some margin as it still had another 49 km range left at the end of the journey.


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Hyundai Venue Competes In The Compact Crossover Segment

Posted by on 03 Feb 2020 under Hyundai News, Kona, Venue

Hyundai Venue

Hyundai’s Compact Crossover Venue

What is the Hyundai Venue, and more importantly, why is it? The Venue is a compact, feature-rich crossover/SUV. The reason Hyundai created the Venue? For the last ten years, drivers around the world have migrated from sedans to hatchbacks, and onto SUVs and crossovers. As in sedans, manufacturers would
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