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PerformanceDrive’s Top 10 Cars of 2019

Jan 22, 2020

Just as 2020 swings into full stride, we thought we’d take a look back over some of the highlight vehicles of 2019. Think of it as like our ‘car of the year’ awards, with no...

Hyundai Kona Electric sets highest altitude world record in Tibet

Jan 21, 2020

Hyundai has set a new Guinness World Record with its Kona Electric small SUV, taking the EV higher than any other production electric vehicle in the world. It reached over 5.7km above sea level. The...

2020 Hyundai Veloster 2.0 MPi review (video)

Jan 16, 2020

The Veloster is not a high-volume seller for Hyundai. But the carmaker is one of only a few that at least offers something for the fun, entry-level sports car segment. It is a niche market...

2021 Hyundai i30 prototype spotted, hides new-look design (video)

Jan 13, 2020

It seems Hyundai is preparing a facelift for the introduction of the 2021 Hyundai i30. A couple of prototypes were recently spotted suggesting just that, previewing a number of detail changes. As shown in the...

Hyundai confirms hybrid for Tucson, Santa Fe, Kia Sorento in 2020

Jan 07, 2020

Hyundai Motor Group has confirmed it will be launching hybrid and plug-in hybrid options for the Tucson and Santa Fe later this year, along with a similar setup to be offered for the new Kia...

Top 10 best-selling SUVs in Australia in 2019

Jan 07, 2020

It goes so fast, doesn’t it? 2019 is done and dusted, and now we’re already into 2020. And as we found out with the December VFACTS report, utes and SUVs dominated the sales charts in...

Australian vehicle sales for December 2019 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 06, 2020

What were the best-selling cars in 2019? The National VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations in December for in Australia have just been handed out, revealing the market trends and all of the figures. For...

Tesla Model X, Audi A7, Q8, MG HS get 5-star ANCAP rating

Dec 18, 2019

ANCAP has handed out its last safety assessment results for the year, with the Tesla Model X, Audi A7 and Q8, and MG HS all given the full five-star rating. Meanwhile, unfortunately, the Hyundai Venue...

Kia debuts Hyundai’s new 2.5 T-GDi turbo engine, 8-speed dual-clutch auto

Dec 18, 2019

After plenty of rumours and reports, Hyundai Group has now confirmed its all-new 2.5 T-GDi turbo four-cylinder engine. Although it was expected to debut in the upcoming Sonata N-Line, Kia has swooped in and announced...

Hyundai Australia hosts first ‘N Festival’ at Wakefield Park Raceway (video)

Dec 17, 2019

Hyundai Australia hosted its first ever N Festival over the weekend, inviting N owners out to a track day at Wakefield Park Raceway, just south of Sydney. Around 100 i30 N vehicles turned up for...

Hyundai ‘Strategy 2025’; Genesis EV coming in 2021, N SUVs and EVs

Dec 10, 2019

Hyundai has confirmed its new future roadmap in terms of eco-friendly powertrain development with something it calls Strategy 2025. The company aims to be one of the top three EV manufacturers in the world by...

Australian vehicle sales for November 2019 (VFACTS)

Dec 04, 2019

With only one month to go before the end of the year, we now have some fairly solid clues as to what will be the best-selling cars of 2019. Let’s take a look over the...