Korean auto giant Hyundai has showcased the updated 2014 Hyundai Veloster at the ongoing 2013 La Auto Show.
Visually, the updated Veloster remains largely unchanged when compared to the outgoing model. However, the updated car comes with a a host of new features such as daytime running lights (DRLs), blind-spot mirror and a rearview camera. The 2014 Veloster also gets the car maker’s Assurance Connected Care telematics system (subscription to which will be free for three years).
Other than all this, the updated 2014 Veloster Turbo gets a new Torque Vectoring Control (TVC) system that, in Hyundai’s speak, employs “wheel speed sensors coupled with Electronic Stability Control (ESC) algorithms to apply precise braking force to the inside front wheel during spirited cornering”. The Veloster Turbo also gets a new Active Sound Design system that ensures a “richer in-cabin powertrain sound character for an even more involving driving experience, especially during spirited driving”.
Powering the new 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is a direct-injection Gamma 1.6-liter petrol engine that boasts of a max power output of 201 hp @ 6,000 rpm and peak torque of 264 Nm from 1,750 rpm onwards.’
Also on display at the ongoing 2013 LA Auto Show is the new 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo R-Spec edition. Powering the new Veloster R-Spec edition is the same engine that powers the Veloster Turbo. However, the R-Spec benefits from additional features such as a sports tuned suspension, a close ratio gearbox, and a full body kit that consists of several exterior and interior upgrades.
Pics and Info courtesy- Indian Autos Blog