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If you’re reading this blog, we can only guess that you’re an existing Hyundai fan or are hoping to become one very soon, in which case, you’re in very good company. Group 1 Hyundai is part of the Group 1 family and we are happy to invite you to become part of our family.

With a great team we are one of the leading Hyundai dealerships in Gauteng and the Knysna region. Through the blog, we’re hoping to keep you updated on all the news, deals and happenings at the dealerships.

If you have any requests or just need some info on our products, servicing or parts, you can always check out the blog, however, of course, contacting us is a click away.


Hyundai Electric Race Car Debuts At Frankfurt Motor Show

Posted by on 13 Oct 2019 under Concept Cars, Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai Car at Frankfurt Motor Show

Hyundai Car at Frankfurt Motor Show

Every motor show is filled with creative innovations, dreams, and aspirations from car manufacturers around the globe. The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show is no different as there have been many interesting projects and concepts including the new Hyundai Electric Race Car.


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Hyundai Takes Electrification To The Next Level

Posted by on 06 Oct 2019 under Concept Cars, Future Tech, Green Vehicles, Hyundai News

Hyundai Personal Scooter

Hyundai’s Personal Scooter

Hyundai is leading the tech news once again as they unwrap their new electric scooter prototype. This comes after Hyundai first presented a concept at CES in 2017 and adds further impetus to last-mile mobility, something that has become rather mainstream in America, Europe and China.


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Hyundai Electric Race Car Debuts At Frankfurt Motor Show

Posted by on 28 Sep 2019 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News, Veloster

Veloster N ETCR

Hyundai’s Veloster N ETCR

Every motor show is filled with creative innovations, dreams and aspirations from car manufacturers around the globe. The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show is no different as there have been many interesting projects and concepts including the new Hyundai Electric Race Car.


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Hyundai Joins IONITY, The Giant Leap For EVs

Posted by on 24 Sep 2019 under Green Vehicles, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai Joining IONITY

Hyundai Buys Into IONITY

Hyundai has thrown its technological and financial weight behind IONITY in Europe. It is now a full partner in this game-changing initiative with BMW, Daimler, Ford and Porsche (Volkswagen Group).

What is IONITY? Let me demonstrate with an experience we had a few years ago.


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Hyundai Now Cleans The Air In Your Car Like Never Before

Posted by on 12 Sep 2019 under Hyundai News

Hyundai’s New Smart Air Purification System (SAPS)

Clean air in your car is not to be sneezed at. But how do you know how clean it is and what can you do about it if it is not?


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Pre-book A Test Drive Of The New Hyundai Venue

Posted by on 02 Sep 2019 under Hyundai News, New Car Launches

2020 Hyundai Venue

The 2020 Hyundai Venue

Good news is hard to come by these days but perhaps this is a great place to start. Hyundai Automotive South Africa has announced that the new Hyundai Venue will be available in South Africa late 2019.

First introduced at the New York Motor Show by the Hyundai Motor Company, this brand new Hyundai Venue will join the line-up already consisting of top quality cars such as the Kona, Creta, Tucson and Santa Fe.


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The New Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Is Pretty Special

Posted by on 26 Aug 2019 under Elantra, Green Vehicles, Hyundai Reviews, Kona, New Car Launches, Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai’s 2020 Sonata Hybrid gives you the best of both worlds, with a cherry on top. It shares the sensational styling of the conventional sedan recently launched in New York. It gives you the fuel economy of a hybrid. And six hours in the sun will fully charge the battery.


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The Hyundai Tucson Sport Gets A Design And Power Boost

Posted by on 19 Aug 2019 under General, Hyundai News, Hyundai Reviews, New Car Launches, Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

The Hyundai Tucson Sport needs no introduction as it has certainly made a mark. However, they only sold 516 of the previous model which means the new Hyundai Tucson Sport has to be even better (and it is). Not only does the new Hyundai Tucson range in South Africa feature new sporting design changes but it also has improved performance and added diesel power.


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Hyundai & MDGo – Using AI To Help After An Accident

Posted by on 14 Aug 2019 under Future Tech, Hyundai, Hyundai News, News

Hyundai MDGo Partnership

Hyundai Partners With MDGo

Car accidents happen and they are nasty to the victims and often confusing to the responders. The lag between the accident and help arriving, the responders assessing the victims and then getting them to an emergency room can be critical.

Now imagine your car not only telling emergency services that you had an accident and where it happened but also telling them of your likely injuries and suggesting the best facility nearby to treat you.


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Hyundai Sonata 2020 Is The Sedan Redefined

Posted by on 05 Aug 2019 under Hyundai News, Hyundai Reviews, New Car Launches, Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

2020 Hyundai Sonata

The launch of the 2020 Hyundai Sonata at the New York Auto Show earlier this year underlined just what South African motorists are missing with this mid-sized sedan. Sadly the Sonata is no longer available here. This is why it’s sad.


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