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More Hyundai Veloster Spy Shots Emerge

The next Hyundai Veloster has been spotted during testing. Again.
Posted: May 26, 2017 - 8:01PM
Author: Tim Healey

We already knew the car would retain its three-door configuration and hatchback bodystyle, and these new shots confirm that. It also appears that the overall shape will be retained.

What's New

What is new, at least from what can be gathered from a car covered in camo, is that the flared wheel arches and blacked-out A-pillar appear to be gone.

It appears that a turbocharged engine will remain available, and perhaps there will be an “N” performance version. In fact, given that the “N” treatment will probably apply to a lot of the Hyundai line, and given that the Veloster is already positioned as a sporty car, it’s almost a given that there will be an “N” trim.

Shared Platform?

What’s less clear is whether the current torsion-beam rear suspension will remain, or whether the new car will borrow the multi-link setup from the i30/Elantra GT. It’s also uncertain if it will share the same platform/architecture with the i30/Elantra GT.

It’s good news to us to hear that the Veloster won’t be fundamentally changing, and that it will likely continue to have an available turbocharged engine.

Hyundai is staying true to the Veloster’s roots, or so it appears, and adding an “N” version will certainly spice things up.

Look for the debut to most likely occur at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show. If that doesn’t happen, we’d bet the cover will come off at the next major auto show, the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.