Watching review of expensive super cars are fun. But it’s reviews like this, of the cars you and I can actually afford, that we like best.
So check out here Autocar’s account of the new Hyundai Veloster Coupe. A funny looking car from Korea with two doors on one side and only one on the other, this car has the good looks to appeal to the young customers looking for something trendy and cool. But how is it to drive?
Well, the bottom line is, unless you want a Veloster right want, you better wait for the Veloster Turbo to arrive. That will be more satisfying.
The all-new Gamma 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine is the smallest Hyundai engine to use Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI). GDI technology helps deliver estimated highway fuel economy of up to 40 mpg, lower emissions and higher reliability.
Through the use of GDI, the Gamma 1.6-liter engine delivers an estimated peak output of 138 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and maximum torque of 123 lb.-ft. at 4,850 rpm. But GDI is only part of the story as the new Gamma also features Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing, an electronic throttle control, 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.