Hyundai Veloster(2012) [Reviews]

Hyundai introduced its advanced three-door coupe Hyundai Veloster in a world premiere at the 2011 North American International Auto. In 2012 Veloster offers innovation for the compact coupe segment with a single door, for the third rear seat access is easy, telematics Hyundai blue link, the Pandora internet radio with seven-inch touch screen and a new one, 6 liter direct-injection four-cylinder mated to Hyundai's first transmission clutch double.


Hyundai Veloster unique design is inspired by a high-performance sport bike. Veloster a characteristic black A-pillars that give the glass a light visor helmet. Opposite is an aggressive form of Hyundai's signature six-sided grille, hood scoop and details unique signature Infiniti LED lights. Optional packages add a chrome grille surround, said piano black, fog lights, panoramic sunroof and a solid.

In the profile functions Hyundai Veloster "fluid sculpture" character lines, muscular wheel arches, door handles and body-color mirrors and headlights and taillights wrap. Hyundai Veloster comes standard with alloy wheels of 17 inches and offers two types of 18-inch wheels. The top of the line-18-inch wheels come with inserts painted a first segment.

Hyundai Veloster dynamics behind the design has a distinctive glass trap, two chrome exhaust tips and black shield centered lower front fascia completes the assertion.

Inside the center console and the controls look like the sport bike fuel tank, and include use of the command button. Ventilation openings are inspired by motorcycle exhaust pipes, while the center console mirrors placed on the bike. Metallic accents throughout the interior lot. Alloy pedals and leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob are also available.

The third port

Hyundai Veloster combines the style of a coupe and the functionality of a hatchback, while incorporating a door on the passenger side extra. In the past, some have used lower cut access doors hinged at the rear. These cuts have always been compromised by having to open the door before the rear driver's door can be opened, turns out to be inconvenient for the driver and passenger, and very difficult to operate in tight parking situations. Hyundai take over the implementation of a conventional hinged door on the passenger side of the Hyundai Veloster, providing a secure and ready for seating space in the back. The rear door handles hidden side of keeping the design.


The new range 1.6-liter four-cylinder is the smallest used Hyundai Motor Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI). GDI technology will help produce an estimated highway fuel economy of up to 40 mpg, lower emissions and higher reliability.

"Gasoline direct injection technology allowed engineers to create the Hyundai Motor, which is a powerful, fuel emissions, and less," said the Hyundai America Technical Center Inc. (Hatch) power line leader John Juriga. "Despite its small size, which produces a large number, as well as impressive power output and up to 40 mpg on the highway."
Through the use of GDI, Gamma 1.6-liter engine delivers an estimated peak power of 138 hp at 6300 rpm and maximum torque of 123 lb.-ft. at 4850 rpm. But GDI is only a part of history as the new Gamma is also equipped with dual variable valve timing, an electronic throttle, a roller timing chain, variable induction and innovative anti-friction coatings such as CRN physical vapor deposition (PVD) coating and Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC) coating.

New six-speed transmission with double clutch

Hyundai commitment to make the engine very fuel efficient Gamma continues by combining it with a six-speed manual transmission as standard or a brand new six-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) developed by Hyundai.

Hyundai new DCT has the advantages of a manual transmission, including fuel consumption and driving, and mixed with the benefits of automatic transmission, as the high level of comfort and quality of the transition. In addition, the DCT allows direct connection of high efficiency and torque transfer without interruption during the quarter. Automatic transmissions lose power and fuel economy in the torque converter.

Further improvements of the DCT on a conventional automatic performance includes five to six percent better fuel economy and acceleration has three to seven percent better.

Hyundai Veloster is DCT can be considered as two traditional manual transmissions, each with its own clutch runs in parallel and alternately changes. Hyundai Veloster is a six-speed with a clutch gear acting on one, three and five, and the second using two, four, six and vice versa. This process of change resulting in faster smooth transitions with no loss of efficiency normally associated with torque converters. Clutch actuator assembly with electric motors for actuation, and an external shock improves NVH.

This engine is also an Eco mode that changes in motor control and active transmission of the fuel economy which translates into an improvement of more than seven percent of the fuel economy in the real world.


World-class efficiency weight goal of the program for all Hyundai models. This strategy ensures excellent fuel economy and performance at the same time. Only £ 2584, Hyundai Veloster has more than 400 kilos less than the Scion tC. This is the primary objective weight thanks to the efficiency of Hyundai Veloster offer a combination of agility, performance and fuel economy.

Fun to drive

The Hyundai Veloster is equipped with a front suspension with McPherson struts, coil springs, gas shocks and stabilizer diameter of 24 mm at the front. The rear suspension is a lightweight torsion beam V, Hyundai's first with an integrated stabilizer bar 23 mm to allow the arms to prepare for increased stiffness and ride control of the body more. The rear suspension also uses monotube shocks for comfort.

Hyundai Veloster features sport-tuned electric power steering that adjusts instantly to changing driving conditions, while improving fuel economy over a conventional system. A quick ratio steering used to feel crunchy in turn. Hyundai Veloster turning circle of 34.1 meters, is better than the tC is 37.4 meters, the CR-Z is 35.4 meters, 35.1 meters Mini and Mini Clubman is 36.1 meters. Default 215/45HR17 tires on alloy wheels 17 inches. There are two optional 18-inch alloy wheels with lower performance profile 215/40VR18 rubber.

ADVANCED STANDARD SAFETY: part of Hyundai's commitment INSURANCE

Veloster safety equipment has exceptionally high standard for the sports car segment. Hyundai Veloster has a management vehicle stability (VSM), which optimally controls the ESC (Electronic Stability Control) and electric power steering motor (CDM).

VSM works for the control of two effects. The first is when the driver accelerates or brakes in an area divided mu (slippery on one side, dry pavement, on the other) and the vehicle will pull in one direction. VSM detects this condition and sends a signal to the MDPS applying direction. VSM, and pull the meter has eight Newton meters address bar. MSM reacts the same way during sudden lane changes or fast cornering.

Hyundai Veloster has six airbags, including two front, front seat-mounted side impact and front and rear side curtain airbags.

Hyundai Veloster a package state-of-the-art braking. The package includes disc brakes and four-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS), including Brake Assist, which provides maximum braking force when an emergency stop is detected, and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) to automatically adjust the braking force front and rear depending on load conditions of the vehicle.

The society, everyone wants to be affiliated with their increasingly electronic Hyundai Veloster standard seven-inch touch-screen multi-function. Engine start-up, the screen comes alive with the image of Hyundai Veloster and unique sound. There are three settings of the user interface the user can select.

Pandora Internet Radio is part of Hyundai Veloster. The screen has an icon to listen to Pandora Internet radio from an iPhone, Blackberry or Android. Pandora can also be seen on the screen and the songs can give the families of Pandora thumbs up or down by clicking an icon.

Gracenote improves how Veloster Hyundai drivers access and manage your music the recognition of the front license capacity enhanced voice and "More Like This" automatic playlisting. Gracenote metadata to organize collection of songs musical director, and genre associated with specific classifications (eg, Indie Rock, R & B, classical) with tracks identified. This allows drivers Hyundai Veloster to create playlists of similar music lens with a single button or voice command Gracenote Playlist Plus ™.
MediaVOCS Gracenote ® technology improves the accuracy of voice recognition research capacity music and navigation, to tell the driver to identify the bands, artists and album names are hard to pronounce, irregular spellings and nicknames. For example, the Gracenote MediaVOCS helps the system understand the artists 'names' like BeyoncĂ©, AC / DC. And drivers can use the "Boss", as a voice command access to the songs of Bruce Springsteen.

Gracenote also supplies Hyundai Veloster 3D carousel album covers, producing a user-friendly interface of the driver that makes it easy to search for music by selecting and displaying album cover art during playback. The combination of these features Gracenote technology Veloster give drivers a safe and easy to manage and enjoy their music on the open road.

The main unit has a virtual CD that is downloaded as a 10-CD changer on board. This feature allows up to 10 CDs can be stored in system memory. The memory system also allows viewing and storing images in JPEG, AVI and MPEG video on a USB stick.

A unique feature of the monitor is a scoring system Eco Coach. The system recognizes a fuel-efficient driving with a score eco awards, and accumulate points over time for a total of Eco scores. Eco Coach also provides instant feedback fuel efficiency so that drivers can compare their average fuel economy with the owners Veloster others.

With video games being an important part of entertainment, Hyundai Integrated USB connector, RCA connector and 115 volts Hyundai Veloster game consoles support for the ultimate gaming sessions when they are in the park.

Hyundai Veloster is available with two different audio systems. Standard is a 196-watt AM / FM / Satellite Radio/CD/MP3 audio system with six speakers and an iPod ® / USB / auxiliary input jack. 450-watt premium audio system with eight speakers size, including eight-inch subwoofer and external amplifier is available. XM Satellite Radio interface is also integrated with the central processing unit and features the logo and XM channel data services, such as XM NavWeather ®, XM and XM Stock Ticker Sports Ticker.

A hands-free phone system with voice recognition, download address book and the audio transmission is standard. Touchscreen navigation is optional. The system also includes a rear view camera, which can be found in the CR-Z or CT.

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