Hyundai’s new car ‘Elantra Sport’ Revealed in the US


Company Hyundai will release its new car ‘Hyundai Elantra’ in the first week of September in US.

The car will offer power increased with197bhp from the 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol engine. The torque output has also been increased to a whopping 257Nm.

The car has the capacity to store 2.0-litre and 1.4-litre petrol engines.

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Hyundai Elantra Sport Face

The 2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport distinguishes itself with the sportier bumper that comes with LED fog lights and a black grille surround, replacing chrome. The side skirts have been revised, and a reworked rear incorporates a new bumper and diffuser that gives sporty touch and also helps reduce visual bulk. Completing the list of sporty touches is the dual exhaust system and new alloy wheels on the popular sedan.

Hyundai Elantra Sport Rear

The cabin has also gone through several updates on the new Hyundai Elantra Sport and comes with a flat-bottom steering wheel, faux carbon fibre accents across the cabin, sports seats with contrast stitching and with embossed 'Sport' logos on the seatbacks. Equipment levels remain largely the same on the Elantra Sport with Hyundai known to jack up its new age cars with a host of tech.

Hyundai Elantra Sport Features

Making the US spec new generation Hyundai Elantra Sport fun for driving enthusiasts is the 6-speed manual, while owners can also opt for the 7-speed dual-clutch transmission option. The latter also comes with paddle shifters for a more engaging driving experience. Furthermore, the suspension setup has been revised to an independent multi-link rear unit for improved handling. Hyundai US hasn't revealed prices yet on the Sport version but did say that the performance sedan will make it to the country later this year.

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Hyundai Elantra Sport Engine

Hyundai has no plans of introducing the 2017 Elantra Sport in India. Instead, the India-spec new generation Hyundai Elantra will continue to retain the 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines from the outgoing version, albeit in a re-tuned avatar. Transmission options will include a 6-speed manual or automatic and prices are expected to start around 15 lakh (ex-showroom), when it goes on sale in the country.