Hyundai, which already surprised us in 2011 with the presentation of the Veloster, a sporty coupe that drew attention from the outset for its unique style and its three doors, turned to grab the attention at the Detroit Auto Show 2012 with the new Veloster 2013 Turbo, equipped with an engine of 201 horsepower and a matte painting worthy of a super luxury car.
Fight for power
The Veloster Turbo 2013 is one of the fulcrums of the line of sports coupes turboinyectados Hyundai, in combination with the Genesis Coupe 2.0T (Turbo) engine 2013 with 274 horsepower and traction on the rear wheels, which also He made its debut in Detroit.
The Veloster Turbo 2013 will be released in the summer of 2012 to compete with models like the Volkswagen GTI and Honda Civic Si and the MINI Cooper and Clubman S with a better power-to-weight than all of them, and set direction for behavior and a new sports suspension.
Hyundai has not announced the sale price, but considering that the original version has an entry price of about $ 17.000, the Veloster Turbo probably start around $ 20,000.
The four-cylinder engine is turbocharged 1.6-liter direct injection petrol (T-GDI) and is coupled to a transmission Hyundai automatic or six-speed manual transmission to produce 201 horsepower at 6,000 revolutions per minute.
Although gasoline performance figures have not been announced, it is expected to reach 27 miles per gallon in the city and up to 38 mpg highway with manual transmission.
Some of the distinctive details of the new Veloster Turbo 2013 include injection and engine exhaust adjusted for athletic performance, set driving for athletic performance, exclusive front grille, fog lights and visual effects, painting Matte Gray, exclusive alloy wheels 18 inch chrome, projection headlights with unique details of LED lights, side mirrors with turn signal lamps, LED taillights, board oversight, upholstery leather seats with lumbar support in the driver’s seat, heated front seats and exclusive interior Turbo Graphite Black with blue accents.
The Veloster Turbo is the first vehicle in the 7/11 product initiative Hyundai (seven new or redesigned models the next 11 months), which is the follow-on version 2.0 product initiative 24/7 (seven new models or redesigned in 24 months), with the premiere of the Hyundai Azera 2012 at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2011.
Turbo power dual input
The GDI turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder that has the Veloster Turbo 2013 produces 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 195 pounds per linear ft of torque, compared with 1.750 to 4.500 with regular fuel. It features a twin-scroll turbocharger that when combined with the GDI system, results in instantaneous power delivery.
Twin-turbochargers have traditionally been used in more expensive engines, high performance, but Hyundai has applied this technology bringing her Sonata 2.0 T to its model line.
Two key elements of the twin-scroll turbocharger Hyundai are
• The exhaust manifold stainless steel and turbine housing are molded in a design of one piece, for which a patent is pending;. • The wastegate turbocharger uses a driver with an electric motor instead of being mechanically controlled.
2013 models are already