Veloster Turbo Named Best Sports Car by Ruedas ESPN
The Hyundai Veloster was launched in 211, with its innovative door configuration and compact size. The Turbo later arrived and brought with its a sleek body kit and a new T-GDI motor good for 201 horsepower and 39 mpg highway with the standard manual.
"The 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo has everything a sport coupe car buyer needs," said Jaime Florez, Ruedas ESPN director and host. For the 10th annual Ruedas ESPN awards, a panel of 16 experts scanned the automotive industry for the very best offerings in a variety of segments. In total, 12 vehicle categories were considered and each winning product was picked from a list of nominees.
"We're thrilled to receive the "Best Sports Car" award from Ruedas ESPN for the Veloster Turbo," said Scott Margason, director of product planning for Hyundai Motor America. "Its appealing combination of unique design, three-door-hatchback versatility and direct-injected, twin-scroll turbocharged power is resonating very well with sport coupe buyers." With 201 horsepower, exclusive 18-inch wheels and a choice of two six-speed transmissions, Veloster Turbo offers both power and dynamics for a fun-to-drive character. Standard features including heated leather seats, LED headlamp accents and an exclusive body kit that sets the Turbo apart from the competition.