Tests and Features

Test Drives2019 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: a GT, but not a GTI4.0/5
The Hyundai Veloster is a peculiar little beast. It arrived on the market for the 2012 model year and stunned the compact-car landscape with its offbeat design, and especially its asymmetrical door layout. Despite its modest architecture, the Veloster boasted surprisingly amusing driving dynamics, although its 1.6-litre, four-cylinder borrowed from …
First Drives2019 Hyundai Veloster N: The Firecracker4.0/5
SACRAMENTO, California – The sport compact car segment has been going strong for about 40 years now, as the Volkswagen Golf GTI was—and still is today—considered the benchmark vehicle. Rivals from across the globe have come and gone, but Korea had yet to produce a worthy contender. Until now. By …
Spotlight on2019 Hyundai Veloster N: We’re Driving it This Week
The Car Guide is heading to southern California in order to get our grubby hands on the Veloster N, Hyundai’s first high-performance vehicle earmarked for North America. The 2019 Hyundai Veloster N is equipped with a turbocharged, 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that manages to spit out 250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet …
Test Drives2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition: Looking The Part3.5/5
In the world of affordable hatchbacks, the Hyundai Veloster is the beret-wearing, chain-smoking beatnik who's brave enough to live life at 90-degree angles to what's currently trendy. "Look at me with my three doors," it seems to say, flaunting its asymmetry as a form of slam poetry written in steel …
Test Drives2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: An Incomplete Performance Package4.0/5
The 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is an exciting entry into the compact performance sphere. The plucky little hatchback is daring in more ways than one: it boasts an unusual exterior design, features the availability of options previously restricted to the aftermarket, and provides a purchase price that is competitive with …
Test Drives2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo: The engine it deserves4.0/5
Introduced a year ago, people either love or hate the Hyundai Veloster – and a lot of people love it. Sales figures have surpassed manufacturer’s expectations and Canadian buyers are steadily snatching them up as they arrive in our country. Apparently, its unusual lines, superior equipment level and more-than-affordable price …
Test Drives2012 Hyundai Veloster: Doesn’t the name imply velocity?4.0/5
At the 2012 Montreal International Auto Show, Hyundai lifted the veil off the 201-horsepower Veloster Turbo for the first time in Canada. And although I haven’t had the chance to test it yet, I can confidently confirm that this Veloster can finally be proud of its name. But let’s be …
First Drives2012 Hyundai Veloster: Another winner!
Korea really never ceases to amaze us! For some time, this county’s automakers have been coming out with some very stylish vehicles. While Kia recently surprised us with the introduction of the Optima, Hyundai followed with the launch of the 2012 Veloster, a vehicle that stands out in the automobile …
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