2012 Geneva Autoshow: Euro-spec Veloster Turbo announces 183 hp and more torque.

Updated with new live pictures.

At the 2012 Geneva Motor Show, Hyundai will reveal a new turbocharged version of the 1+2 door Veloster sports coupe. Through the addition of a turbocharger, engineers at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre in Rüsselsheim, Germany, have boosted power output and increased low-end torque to best suit European driving tastes and enhance driver enjoyment. (more…)

Hyundai adds graphics package to Veloster Turbo.

Debuted at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show earlier this year, the 2013 Veloster Turbo adding some more power and a more aggressive look to the funky three-door hatch. We felt that an additional 63 horsepower and 71 pound-feet of torque was just what the little Hyundai needed, and we were especially digging the available matte gray paint once the Veloster hits showrooms this summer.

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Hyundai Motor America Reports Record January Sales.

Hyundai Motor America today announced all-time record January sales of 42,694 units, up 15 percent versus 2011. Despite continued tight availability at Hyundai dealers across the nation, January retail sales were up 19 percent from last year due to continued strong performance throughout the Hyundai line-up, with the hot-selling Elantra up 13 percent and Genesis/Equus sales up 27 percent over last year. (more…)

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