Hyundai showcases the Veloster at London this month
|   Monday, August 13, 2012
Harrods, the world famous departmental store at Knightsbridge, is famous for the innovative and high quality articles it has on display. The latest addition to this list is the new Hyundai Veloster, the two-seat sports coupe.
As London is the epicenter of news right now, the departmental store has got in touch with the Korean trade investment and Promotion Company to bring together a Korea loves London exhibition and bringing the Hyundai Veloster to the shop is a part of the contract.


Apart from the Hyundai Veloster there are other items on the window display like interactive screens, robots and other home appliances. The shop is famous for its window displays and it displays articles to over 1.2 million store visitors and around 9 million window shoppers on an annual average.

The main objective of the Korean trade investment and Promotion Company is to establish Korea as an industrial nation in London and Hyundai is being highlighted here as it is among the leading car makers in the world. Incidentally, Hyundai is also one of the largest sponsors of the event.

The Hyundai Veloster is scheduled to be up for sale early next year and this car is a symbol of technology and innovation. The car is sleek, packs in quite a punch in terms of power output and its innovative coupe design allows for a lot of space while saving up on fuel costs.

The entry level Veloster is priced at around 18,000 Pounds and packs in a lot of features like standard connectivity equipments, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi etc. A 7 inch touch screen with a dedicated media center is also present in the car and the platform is capable of supporting high resolution video games as well movies and the device is capable of Bluetooth connectivity and voice recognition.

The Korea Loves London event is a huge boost for Korean companies and is set to improve Korean trade. Hyundai is doing all it can to support the cause and Hyundai's CEO, Mr. Tony Whitethorn is confident of the event bring hugely successful.

The Veloster is available in three variants, one with a six speed automatic transmission, another with a six speed manual transmission and a last model with a six speed manually automated transmission.

The Veloster has a 1.6 L twin turbo charged DOHC engine at the helm producing 201 HP @ 6,000 RPM, torque is at 195 @ 1,750 RPM. The car has aluminum rims and the body frame and chassis of the car is done in carbon fiber advanced polymer, this helps keep the overall body mass low and hence favors acceleration.

The car has been tested on track and it has proved to be a successful track vehicle. Cornering the vehicle is quite easy due to its hardened suspension and the transmission provides clear cut power to the engine at the optimum time, hence fuelling the engine for optimum performance.
The car is already making steady impact on the British car market and high sales figures are expected within the first quarter of its release.
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