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Charger
03-18-2005, 02:15 PM
Hyundai Releases Sketch, Photo of New Models<p> By Wards Staff<p>WardsAuto.com, Mar 17 2005<p>The new Accent and a renamed XG350 will be shown for the first time at the New York International Auto Show.<p><br>In advance of next weeks New York International Auto Show, Hyundai Motor America releases an artists rendering of the all-new Hyundai Accent and a sneak peek photo of the new XG350.<p>The entry-level 06 Accent features modern styling and segment-leading interior space, says HMA. It has six standard airbags, as well as a variety of other standard features.<p>The next-generation XG350, which will carry a new moniker, will feature a new 3.8L 265 hp ultra-low emission engine, plus electronic stability control and eight airbags standard. Hyundai says the latest generation of its flagship sedan will redefine the premium sedan segment.<p>Hyundai will first debut the new XG350 at a March 23 evening media event in New York City. The Accent will be shown the following day at a news conference at the Javits Center, site of the auto show.<p><br>Hyundai sketch<br><IMG SRC="http://subscribers.wardsauto.com/microsites/images/editorial/hyundai_accent_rendering_05.gif" BORDER="0"><p>New XG350<p><br><IMG SRC="http://subscribers.wardsauto.com/microsites/images/editorial/hyundai_xg350_preview_0305.gif" BORDER="0">

JBlair
03-18-2005, 02:24 PM
Wow! Gotta love the 265 hp V6 in the XG replacement. The appearance of the vehicle also looks different than the TG unveiled at Geneva.

Ascariss
03-18-2005, 04:53 PM
Is the sketch of the new Accent? No way it can look as good as the sketch. Can it?...

Charger
03-18-2005, 05:01 PM
<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Ascariss</b> &raquo;</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Is the sketch of the new Accent? No way it can look as good as the sketch. Can it?...</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Yes, the sketch is the Accent and no it wont look at good as the sketch. The real thing rarely looks as good as the sketch.

knicks125
03-19-2005, 09:37 AM
both look great...looking forward to seeing them unveiled, of course we already saw the XG replacement at Geneva, still good to see it in NA <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emwink.gif" BORDER="0"> i guess let's see what the new name will be <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.germancarfans.com/images/forums/beigesmilewinkgrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <BR><BR>
<i>Modified by knicks125 at 11:52 AM 3/19/2005</i>

megadethmartyr
03-19-2005, 10:46 AM
I have seen a few different sketches of the Accent, it is definately an improment. I would expect this regain alot of the buyers it was losing to entry level Elantras.

knicks125
03-19-2005, 12:16 PM
if the car is half as good as that sketch, it will make a big splash in the sub-compact class <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://images.zeroforum.com/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">

eCkS
03-20-2005, 12:24 AM
hello.. im new here... today i went to an all Hyundai meet and there were some Hyundai rep's that showed up in a new NF protoype and i asked him about navi on the us version and he said no because it will drive the priceup...also i told him that when i saw the USDM version of the NF it looked cheap compared to the KDM version... if you notice the KDM version has chrome trim on the front and rear bumpers and the side doors... the USDM doesn't and i told him it looked real cheap when comprared to the Korean version.. it may be a better car but this is a detail this car needs it looks more luxurious with it ... with out it it looks too bland..imo overall i was very impressed with new NF i couldn;'t believe that a handfull of Hyundai owners got a first hand look of the NF<p>then i asked him about the new XG and i told him how i was a bit dissapointed when the XG was first inrtoduced to the US as the XG300... he hinted the new one will be called the Grandeur or Grandeur XG andd that navi willbe an option but could not disclosed which company it was or has been working with to develope the US navi program and head unit...