The new seventh generation (LF) Hyundai Sonata will be manufactured in China starting in November. The new Sonata will then officially debut on the Shanghai Auto Show in April 2015 and launch on the Chinese car market in March 2015.
The Sonata will be produced by the Beijing-Hyundai joint venture that also make the current sixth generation Sonata, the fifth generation, and the fourth generation Sonata (!). China indeed has three Sonatas. The coming of the new LF will likely mean the end for the fourth generation, which has been built since 2002.
The new Hyundai Sonata will be powered by a 2.4 liter four-cylinder with 168hp and 201nm, or by a 2.0 turbo with 200hp and 252nm. Price is expected to start around 150.000 yuan.
The brand new Hyundai ix25 SUV will be launched on the Chinese car market on October 9. Price will start around 140.000 yuan and end around 170.000 yuan. On pics a gray blue example, the very first non-orange car we see, and still looking good, although slightly less exciting. The production version of the Hyundai ix25 debuted last month on the Chengdu Auto Show.
Hyundai Motor plans to build two new factories in China. The automaker plans to open a new plant in the northern Hebei province and another one in Chongqing. Hyundai, which has three factories in Beijing, in March signed a preliminary agreement to build a plant in the southwestern city of Chongqing to help the automaker expand into western China.
This is the brand new Hyundai ix25 SUV, it will be launched on the Chinese car market on October 9. Price will start around 140.000 yuan and end around 170.000 yuan. The production version of the Hyundai ix25 debuted last month on the Chengdu Auto Show.
The Hyundai Genesis sedan has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 378.000 yuan and ends at 648.800 yuan. The launch marks the first time Hyundai officially sells its flagship in China.
A beautiful black Hyundai Equus JS350, Spotted in China just outside the Third Ring Road in east Beijing. The big Equus looked as good as new but was sadly missing the hood ornament. Which criminal element took care of that..?