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Old 2nd October 2009, 12:52   #91
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Hyundai plans to present the gasoline version in January next year with a 2.4 liter Theta II GDI engine, which will be offered as a standard engine in the U.S. market.

The new Sonata's price will range from 21.3 million Won to 25.95 million Won (US$17,600 to US$21,450).
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Old 15th November 2009, 12:58   #92
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Does anyone has any idea as to when this is expected in India?

If its coming next year, then it makes no sense to get the Transform this year-end.
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Please do your research before you say stuff like this! This car went on to design board in 2005 and was conceptualized in 2008 (designed in California, by an ex-Audi top engineer & designer). So people who tell that this is inspired by CLS, CC, Lexus, Infinity blah blah...keep that ridiculous claim to yourself. It's a known truth that every manufacturer takes cues in terms of design from every other manufacturer. Nobody calls is copying. That's just the way auto industry works. Finally, please try telling Mercedes, VW, Lexus and Infinity to sell their mid-size sedan at $20,000. This month Hyundai just became the 4th largest car company in the world. That's bigger than Honda and Ford by the way.

In my opinion this is the best looking mid-size sedan for $20,000, and probably a great car too.

Enough said!!
Well brother, it's okay that you do not agree with a few of us, but your tone is too rude, especially for a civilised forum like Teambhp.
No offense taken though in terms of tone & aggressive support for the Hyundai Sonata since it's coming from someone who owns a PT Cruiser.

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Default First Look: 2011 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T

Hyundai US, today revealed its new Hyundai 2011 Sonata 2.0T in New York. Its powered by a 274-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which uses direct injection to increase performance and efficiency.

Speaking of efficiency, this car will get 34 miles per gallon on the highway runs!

Hyundai has already released its GLS and Se versions of the car in 2.4 Liter trims with Manual or paddle shifting transmissions.

Keeping things in perspective, the 2011 Honda Accord V6 is rumored to produce 275 Horsepower, and the 4 cylinders getting 30-31 highway MPG depending on the tranny you are using.

Take a look;
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This sure looks good, any chances of this making it's way to India?
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Hyundai US, today revealed its new Hyundai 2011 Sonata 2.0T in New York. Its powered by a 274-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which uses direct injection to increase performance and efficiency.

Speaking of efficiency, this car will get 34 miles per gallon on the highway runs!

Hyundai has already released its GLS and Se versions of the car in 2.4 Liter trims with Manual or paddle shifting transmissions.

Keeping things in perspective, the 2011 Honda Accord V6 is rumored to produce 275 Horsepower, and the 4 cylinders getting 30-31 highway MPG depending on the tranny you are using.

Take a look;
Wow ! This Korean can certainly be a serious contender for Miss.World competetion in D segment.
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Excellent Looking car ! Am sure Hyundai will bring this down to India as well. Hope they do it soon
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Default New Hyundai Sonata hybrid

New Hyundai Sonata hybrid car changes the hybrid game by offering unique styling approach, innovative battery and powertrain technology and segment leading fuel economy rating of 37 / 39 mpg!

The all-new Hyundai Sonata hybrid is the automaker’s first attempt into the hybrid market on the U.S. soil. With its impressive styling and state-of-the-art powertrain technology, the Sonata hybrid represents a big leap for Korea-based automaker.

According to Hyundai, hybrid version of popular Sonata sedan delivers segment-leading horsepower output and best-in-class fuel economy rating of 37 / 39 mpg. In addition, the Sonata hybrid packs a breakthrough lithium polymer battery technology and unique exterior design, which set the model apart from the conventional Sonata sedan, as well as the rest of the hybrids in the segment.

To differentiate the all-new Sonata hybrid from its gasoline-powered sibling, Hyundai designers took the brand’s latest “fluidic sculpture” design language a bit further, says John Krafcik, president and CEO of Hyundai Motor America.
Exterior styling updates on the 2011 Sonata hybrid include re-designed sets of headlamps and tail-lamps, attractive hexagonal grille, revised rocker panel, Hybrid Blue Drive badging and uniquely designed alloy wheels. New light-blue exterior color, exclusive to Sonata hybrid, is also available.

Inside the cabin, Sonata hybrid benefits from several minor updates and refinements. Those include Supervision cluster with eco-display, mounted in-between the tachometer and odometer. The 4.2-inch LCD display is called the Hybrid Technology Display and provides the driver with information regarding the energy flow within the vehicle, battery power levels, fuel level and average and instant mpg.

New Hyundai Sonata hybrid drivetrain technology

The 2011 Sonata hybrid sedan is propelled by the automaker’s in-house developed proprietary parallel hybrid drive system, which mates a 169-hp 2.4L Theta II engine with Hyundai’s six-speed automatic gearbox and 30-kW electric motor. Electric motor and gasoline engine together develop a total output of 209 horsepower at 6.000 rpm and 195 lb-ft of torque, which is more than other hybrid sedans in the segment.

The weight-efficient architecture of the new Sonata’s platform, combined with the lightweight lithium polymer battery pack, make the Sonata hybrid also the lightest vehicle in the segment. It weighs only 3.457 pounds!
The combination of highly advanced powertrain technology and light-weight structure enables Sonata hybrid to achieve impressive fuel economy ratings of 39 mpg on the highway and 37 mpg in the city!

Hyundai Sonata hybrid is also the very-first hybrid car in the world that uses lithium polymer batteries instead of nickel-metal hydride and lithium-ion batteries. Those are 20 percent lighter than nickel-metal hydride batteries and deliver 10 percent greater efficiency over the batteries found in today’s hybrids.

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This car has a very original design features.The taillights are smashing,and the rear overhang has a hint of LFa in it.
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This car has a very original design features.The taillights are smashing,and the rear overhang has a hint of LFa in it.
^^+1 the front looks very different and i must say not copied for once!
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Thumbs up pics of new sonata 2010

I clicked these pics from Nepal. According to them this is the all new sonata that ll b launched soon in india. Am not sure if this car is launched in India by the time i post this Or if it is launched in some other name. Its a cbu direct from Korea since there is no plant in nepal for hyundai. it costs 58 lac nepali rupee! that is around 36.25 indian currency. I will post more pics if it is not launched as yet in india. So please confirm.
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Wow, this car really has presence. Its eye catching!
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Looks attractive. Yet Apppears to me a Cocktail Blend of 70% camry 15% Honda and 15% BMW. Hyundai in India means Santro+i10+i20
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I will post more pics if it is not launched as yet in india. So please confirm.
Hyundai has no plans of launching the 2010 Sonata in India till now. This is directly in Accord/Superb territory. So Hyundai will have to think twice before getting it here because its cars have failed to lure the higher end market. The current Sonata hardly sells 50 units a month.

But this 2010 Sonata is one of the most stylish 4-doors in the world. I love the coupe like styling and angular design.

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Very good looking - and rs.36.25 lakhs!!!
so loke to see the interiors also (how rich it could be?)
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