Hyundai Equus Stretch Edition Released
The Stretch Edition is longer than its competitors (Lexus LS460L, BMW 750Li and Mercedes S500L) by as much as 310 mm, providing legroom increased by as much as 376 mm. From the comfort standpoint, the special edition received power-driven footrest, rear set leg support, Relax Posture Control and Massage System function.
From the performance standpoint, the Equus features either a Lambda 3.8l engine and a Tau 5.0l one. Both of them develop in excess of 400 PS, 20 PS more than the Lexus and 12 PS more than the Mercedes.
Although yet not confirmed, this version of the Equus may be the same as the one sent into service for the South Korean president, Lee Myung-Bak. The respective Equus, a bulletproof one, is the first locally produced car to serve the president. Until now, German manufacturers were leading the motorcade, with a bulletproof Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard and a BMW 760Li. About the same ones named as competitors by Hyundai...
The Equus was launched in its first abroad market in August. The Chinese were the first to benefit from the luxury of the limousine, priced locally at $99,100.
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