Hyundai engineers are out testing prototypes for a new generation of the Veloster. The prototypes reveal that the revamped Veloster keeps the standard shape of the existing model, including the special three-doors-and-hatch configuration. (There’s a single door on the driver’s side and two on the other).
2019 Hyundai Veloster Design
In the beginning glimpse, it looks very much like the existing model, however closer examination exposes some distinctions. In advance, the hood looks lower, and it tapers down to exactly what appears to be an overstated variation of the “waterfall grille” Hyundai has actually implemented on the Elantra GT, and brand-new Sonata. The headlights look slimmer, and there seem to be less hectic, “eccentric” lines.
Moving backwards, we find the very same uneven door layout consisting of one door on the left, and 2 on the right. On the best side, the rear door deal with is still tucked in the corner of the window. The glass area on the right likewise appears a bit larger thanks to a lower edge that stays lower for longer.
From previous test mules, we know that the redesigned Veloster has a somewhat longer wheelbase than the current model, which should result in more space inside. The brand-new car likewise seems much sportier thanks to a lower, more structured profile.
2019 Hyundai Veloster Engine
In the powertrain department, the base choice will likely be a variation of the 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-4 found in the present Veloster Turbo, where it delivers 201 horsepower. Above this might be a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 being developed by the Hyundai N efficiency division. The engine makes its launching this year in an i30 N model to be sold overseas, and in its tamest setting needs to deliver around 246 hp. While the United States will lose out on the i30 N, there’s a chance we see a Veloster N instead.
2019 Hyundai Veloster Release Date
Hyundai will take the covers off its revamped Veloster in late 2017 or early the following year. Sales won’t begin until 2018, with the car likely getting here as a 2019 model.