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Hyundai reveals 2013 Grandeur and Equus sedan in South Korea

Hyundai Grandeur or Azera as it is better known in the US, has received a facelift in its home market, South Korea. Along with the Grandeur, Hyundai has also introduced the 2013 Equus sedan in S Korea. Hyundai Grandeur sedan possesses a host of safety features including Vehicle Dynamic Control, Vehicle Stability Management, tyre pressure monitoring system and emergency stop signal. Prices ranged from 311.2 million won and 390.1 million won ($27,960 to $35,049).

The car recently received a makeover in its home country where the 2013 Hyundai Grandeur can be seen with a new waterfall like front grille, minor changes in its cabin area and is being offered in an additional range of colors. The cabin will now come with an infotainment system on the center console while rear view camera has been added along with a new color screen on the instrument cluster.

For South Korean markets the 2013 Hyundai Grandeur will be offered with an entry level 2.4 liter four cylinder Theta II GDI engine offering 201 hp and a 3.0 liter V6 Lambda II GDI offering 270 hp.   The midsized sedan is also being offered in a new set of colors with alloy wheels. There is no news on as to whether these updates will be seen on the North American Azera.

Speaking about the new Equus, one can see updates on the outside in the form of new set of alloys, new mirrors, new graphics to LED tail lamps, chrome trim strios form the rear and front bumpers has been removed. On the inside, there are new controls for the audio system, wood panelling on dash, new center console, and much more.


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A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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