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Report: Striking 2012 Hyundai Azera to debut at LA Auto Show

The Azera has become something of an odd fit within the Hyundai lineup. It slots above the Sonata but below the Genesis sedan and utilizes front-wheel-drive architecture. Think of it as a sort of Toyota Avalon competitor, a larger, comfortable cruiser for more traditional buyers. Nevertheless, Hyundai is committed to offering the Azera here in the United States, and the automaker has just confirmed via Twitter that next-generation 2012 model will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show later this year. It's probably safe to assume that the 2012 Azera will take a shape very similar to the... Read More

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    Report: Hyundai scrambling to keep market share but lacks inventory
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    Hyundai owns five percent of the U.S. retail market share, but it's trying to maintain that number with razor-thin inventory levels. According to The Detroit Free Press, the situation has forced the automaker to cut back on fleet sales and pump out every vehicle it can from its Alabama assembly plant, which is prepping a third shift in the fall. How ...

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    Official: Hyundai announces standard brake-override for all models
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    Always looking for ways to one-up its Japanese competitors, Hyundai has announced that a brake override system will be standard equipment on its full line of vehicles, starting this month. Truth be told, every 2012 Hyundai model save for the Elantra Touring already had a brake override system fitted. So why the announcement, and why now? Well, other than ...

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    CEO Krafcik says to expect more family vehicles from Hyundai, not trucks
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    Hyundai has been hitting on all cylinders of late, adding the Elantra Coupe and Hatchback, the Veloster Turbo and the upcoming Azera. That's a lot of new metal for one calendar year, and it appears the Korean automaker is just getting warmed up. Fox News reports that Hyundai USA CEO John Krafcik hinted to a new entry into the six- and seven-passenger ...

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    Official: 2012 Hyundai Azera goes Fluidic, gets direct injection power
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    %Gallery-139586% The 2006 Azera was the first shot that Hyundai took at going upmarket, a big, soft, front-wheel-drive sedan packed with content and offered at a bargain price compared to the Toyota Avalon and Buick LaCrosse. But today, this Korean import seems more like it comes from the Island of Misfit Toys. Azera has quietly persisted while Hyundai has ...

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    This is what the interior of the next Hyundai Azera looks like
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    If you're itching for a chance to lay an eyeball on the interior of the next-generation Hyundai Azera, itch no more. The Korean motoring press have gotten their hands on the Grandeur, as the vehicle is known in its homeland, and someone has been kind enough to shoot a quick, techno-laden video of the vehicle inside and out for the world to enjoy. The clip ...

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    Awesome pedal-powered Hyundai Azera created in China
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    We've seen some pretty entertaining urban marketing campaigns here in Canada, but we have to hand it to the Hyundai China team for the creative way that the company is choosing to drum up buzz about its new Azera. A team of skilled artists whipped up a full-scale, pedal-powered interpretation of the four-door sedan constructed from a tube-steel frame, ...

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    Report: Striking 2012 Hyundai Azera to debut at LA Auto Show
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    The Azera has become something of an odd fit within the Hyundai lineup. It slots above the Sonata but below the Genesis sedan and utilizes front-wheel-drive architecture. Think of it as a sort of Toyota Avalon competitor, a larger, comfortable cruiser for more traditional buyers. Nevertheless, Hyundai is committed to offering the Azera here in the United ...

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    Study: Study: NADAguides reveals six top auto picks based on low depreciation
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    NADA Guides has released its Quarterly Car Buyers Market Report, and six models earned the organizations Top Recommended Buys designation. The 2011 Acura TL, Dodge Challenger R/T, GMC Terrain SLE-2, Hyundai Azera Limited, Toyota Tacoma Double Cab V6 Manual and Toyota Venza I4 AWD all made the cut. While low first-year depreciation rates factor into which ...

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    Video: Hyundai Grandeur/Azera gets KDM 4D promo
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    Avatar may have been a box-office king thanks in part to its wonderful use of 3D film-making. Hyundai, however, is not impressed by Mr. Cameron's science-fiction epic and it's decided to show-off the all-new Grandeur/Azera to the Korean public by way of a 4D commercial shown in theaters. Hyundai wants those watching this clip to get the sensation that ...

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    Video: New Hyundai Azera/Grandeur caught in motion
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    We've seen spy photos of it running through Europe and renderings of what it will look like unmasked. Now we have clear footage of the 2012 Hyundai Azera/Grandeur as it rolls down the highway. The lines stay very true to what we saw in the rendering and the result is a uniquely-Hyundai, stylish full-size sedan. The big Hyun's 'fluidic sculpture' design ...