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Category Archives: Hyundai

2017-2018 Hyundai Elantra: America’s Petro Darling?

Compact cars were once where all the action was. They still make up a big part of the American car sales portfolio. Their percentage of sales are being chipped away … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

2018 Hyundai G80 Sport: Whats In a Name?

Hyundai has been on a roll lately. Over the last few years it has dramatically increased quality across it car lines to the point that they now are beginning to … Continue reading

December 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

2013-2014 Hyundai Elantra Coupe: Two For the Road

Once a common animal on America’s roads, the small inexpensive coupe has become an endangered species. In today’s compact car market the choices almost narrow down to a handful- or … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

1975-1982 Hyundai Pony: An Almost Cinderella Story

Korea’s auto industry reads like a Cinderella story. After the Korean war, a battered South Korean was content with trying to copy decommissioned jeeps from U.S. Army surplus. Gradually the … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 4 Comments

2001-2005 Hyundai XG: The Evolution of Value

It seemed not long ago that the mention of Hyundai and luxury would inspire laughter. No one’s laughing now, but Hyundai was not always crossed shopped with the likes of … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Is Luxury?

Most dictionaries would define the term luxury car as a “marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury — pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity — at increased expense”. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

2008-2013 Buick Regal Opel/Vauxhall Insignia: From Mild to Nearly Wild

In The global parts and platform sharing world that we live in, one car can have multiple personalities. GM’s Epsilon II platform is home to cars like the Buick Regal … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

2012 Hyundai Veloster: More Than a Tiburon Placeholder?

Hyundai’s new Veloster is no Tiburon, but it fills in a void left by the dearly missed sports coupe.  In Korea Hyundai markets the Veloster under its Premium Youth Lab … Continue reading

December 4, 2011 · Leave a comment

1985-1994 Hyundai Excel: The Car that Launched a Thousand Ships

The word Hyundai today is associated with quality, you might even say world-class. That was not always the case. If you were in the market for cheap new ride, in the 80’s you … Continue reading

May 15, 2011 · 2 Comments

2011 Hyundai Equus: Dancing With the Big Boys

The true question poised by the Equus and to some extent the Genesis, is are wealthy car buyers shopping on price, style or brand image?

December 13, 2010 · 2 Comments