There is a female friendly car running wild. City girls will love this car.

It has garnered a lot of attention.

Not that long ago, not only was it not part of the vibe, it just didn’t exist. article, photo credit

The Hyundai Veloster (FS) is a coupé first produced in 2011 with sales beginning in South Korea on March 10, 2011 and in North America since the fall of 2011.

The car differs from many competitors with its asymmetrical door configuration, featuring one large door on the driver side and two smaller doors on the passenger side. This configuration is more common on commercial vehicles and minivans. article, photo credit

Observing the Veloster raises as many awe eyebrows as questions. Questions that the Hyundai team apparently asked themselves before the design and production of all of their cars, the Veloster included.

Here they are.

At they muse, “What would happen if people who were passionate about cars took the time to think about them all over again, as though for the first time?

What if they cracked the entire industry wide open, peered more deeply into it, spread out all its parts, and questioned their every detail?

What if they set aside the rules and vowed to discover the things that really matter about a car the things that are universally and undeniably true?

What if they stood face-to-face with each and every automotive assumption out there and challenged them all with an unprecedented sense of openness and honesty? What kind of answers would they find?

At Hyundai, we ask ourselves the important questions every day. And, every day, we seek the best answers. It’s what makes us grow as a car company. It’s what makes us Hyundai.” article, photo credit

Given what is being expressed about the Veloster it appears not only did they answer the questions they considered but also what the car buying consumer had considered as well.

The stellar auto industry site begins with the design. “The Hyundai Veloster gets overhauled for 2019 with a new interior, technology, driver assist safety features. The hatch rides on a new platform but retains its sweeping roofline and three doors. The base engine is upgraded to a 2.0-liter I-4 with an optional 1.6-liter turbo-four.”

The informative group speaks to its drive. “On the road all that power and torque is delivered easily and often. The turbocharger spools quickly, without any of the off-the-line laziness that afflicts some of this car’s competition. Instead, you get a frenetic, urgent punch all the way through the rev range.” article, photo credit

Women are always concerned with safety so it is fitting that the reviewers at elaborate on that. “There’s excellent visibility out the rear and side windows. To me, that’s a huge safety factor, being able to see all around the outside of the car. And it rides on 17” wheels (or optional 18”s.) These are good size tires for spirited driving.

Six airbags protect the cabin. And the stability and traction controls help you get out of a skid or slide, should you find yourself in one. The Hill Start Assist make sure you don’t roll back when you’re at a stop on a hill. Works like a charm.”

Finally we hear from the well-respected leaders of purchasing reviews. At they summarize, “At a time when automakers are doubling down on SUVs and moving away from coupes, Hyundai rolls out a new Veloster. This distinctive sportster has been redesigned for 2019, bringing subtle improvements throughout, while remaining true to the original Veloster’s unique packaging and eye-catching silhouette.

The Veloster is a playful sport coupe that proves fun, with unusual styling. The evolutionary design makes the car instantly recognizable, complete with the third, curbside door and hatchback. It capably combines affordability, performance, and some practicality. Less sophisticated than a Volkswagen GTI, but comparable to a Honda Civic Si, the Veloster has its flair and appeal.”

We’re convinced. We’re sold.

Beautiful women should always drive in style as they have fun. Yes they have a practical side but isn’t fun to let the wild side come out just a little?

For a more comprehensive analysis we should hear from the source at the Hyundai press room. article, photo credit

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2018 – Hyundai today unveiled its all-new Veloster and Veloster Turbo models at the North American International Auto Show. The fresh design was a collaborative effort of Hyundai designers from Seoul, South Korea and the U.S. design center in Irvine, California. The new Veloster features a comprehensive exterior and interior redesign, powertrain enhancements, and a bevy of new and improved infotainment and connectivity features. The 2019 Veloster begins production in March 2018 in Ulsan, Korea, with U.S. market availability in the second quarter of 2018.

“Our new 2019 Veloster represents an even more compelling offering for young and young-at-heart automotive enthusiasts with more expressive design, involving dynamics and cutting-edge infotainment features,” said Mike O’Brien, vice president of Product, Corporate and Digital Planning at Hyundai Motor America. “When combined with Hyundai’s outstanding value and efficiency, the new Veloster is sure to attract a progressive new group of enthusiast buyers.”

The Veloster merges the design appeal of a sport coupe with the versatility of an additional passenger side rear door in an asymmetrical two-plus-one configuration for easier rear-seat access. From the front, available LED headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights flank a striking new grille design. Functional air curtains add both a visual design cue and an active aerodynamic function. Hyundai’s signature cascade grille shape has morphed into a strong, three-dimensional design that sets the sport coupe apart.

Much of the redesign is derived from enhanced proportions and volume; the new shape clearly conveys focused dynamic performance, even standing still. Its stance is more muscular, with higher-volume fenders and wheel arches for a more planted appearance. The cowl point and A-pillar are further rearward and now connect the hood line and belt line into an integrated, powerful gesture. Available 18-inch alloy wheels aggressively fill the wheelhouse openings. Further, the roofline has been lowered for a unique profile and a distinctive coupe-inspired essence. The fender line is also more coupe-like, and the rear now has a more aggressive integrated diffuser design. Available LED taillights help complete the rear view with a high-tech appearance.

Also available is a full darkened roof treatment for a high-contrast performance appearance. Veloster’s dynamic rear design has a distinctive glass hatch and center-fascia chrome exhaust tips, with a single outlet for the 2.0-liter model and dual-outlets for Turbo and R-Spec models.

Hyundai Motor America is focused on delivering an outstanding customer experience grounded in design leadership, engineering excellence and exceptional value in every vehicle we sell.

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