Hyundai Motor launches up to date eighth-generation midsize sedan with dynamic, progressive design, aggressive coupe-like styling and an expanded array of options
Hyundai Motor Firm in the present day launched the brand new SONATA midsize sedan for which the design and specs have been considerably up to date for the eighth technology.
The brand new SONATA boasts a dynamic, progressive design with low-slung, elegant proportions and extra aggressive coupe-like styling together with an array of superior security, driver help and comfort options. The brand new SONATA, which fits on sale in world markets later this yr, will probably be obtainable as an ordinary inner combustion engine (ICE) mannequin, sporty N Line variant and hybrid electrical (HEV) model, with a spread of engine choices.
Sensational coupe type with floating theme for the inside
The brand new SONATA’s low-slung exterior exemplifies progressive automotive design and embodies the theme of ‘Sensuous Sportiness.’ On the entrance, its horizontal structure integrates Hyundai’s signature Seamless Horizon Lamp, wide-set hidden headlamps, vast grille and air consumption for a extra dynamic and aggressive look. The lighting, with built-in DRL, positioning and switch alerts, creates dramatic illumination that provides a futuristic look.
On the rear, the brand new H-lights emphasize SONATA’s vast stance and high-tech character. The swooping spoiler-shaped trunk lid and muffler-shaped rear garnish promise sporty efficiency.
In line with its sporty exterior, the brand new SONATA’s inside offers a driver-centric structure that conveys a future mobility design sensibility with high-tech particulars that assist trendy life.
SONATA’s new inside ‘floating’ theme offers a futuristic temper, which is additional enhanced by ambient lighting.
N Line’s distinctive mix of design and sporty aptitude
As sporty as the brand new SONATA is total, the N Line turns up the quantity with much more dynamic type. The enlarged entrance bumper grille space, unique 19-inch wheels and rear spoiler specific daring angle, whereas the twin twin-tip mufflers amplify SONATA’s innate sportiness.
Inside, red-accented stitching and cross-metal patterned garnishes reinforce the picture of a dynamic sports activities sedan. N Line is obtainable with unique options, akin to Energetic Sound Design, Launch Management, N Powershift and Rev Matching, when choosing the gasoline 2.5 turbo engine.
Colours and supplies that specific private type
SONATA’s consultant exterior colour is paying homage to the slick, high-tech look of a state-of-the-art plane. Specifically, the Aero Silver colour (Matte/Metallic) incorporates a shiny and clear metallic pigment that modifications heat and coolness relying on the sunshine. Extra exterior hues embody Abyss Black Pearl, Serenity White Pearl, Atlas White, Nocturne Grey (Matte/Metallic, Transmission Blue Pearl, Biophilic Blue Pearl, Final Crimson Metallic, Cream Beige and Curated Silver Metallic.
The inside is trimmed in a selection of black, darkish grey and greige two-tone, darkish grey and camel two-tone, darkish grey and navy two-tone and darkish grey with pink stitching and N Line pink paint (N Line solely).
Trendy, gentle cloth colours and supple leathers present a snug surroundings for driver and passengers alike.
Expanded high-tech and digital specs with OTA software program updates for next-level expertise
The brand new SONATA elevates the consumer expertise with quite a lot of purposeful applied sciences and options.
To begin with, the brand new SONATA might be locked, unlocked and began by way of the Digital Key 2, utilizing near-field communication (NFC), Bluetooth low vitality (BLE) and ultra-wide band (UWB) protocols on smartphones or sensible watches (Android and iOS), which assures a excessive degree of safety.
The panoramic curved show, through which 12.3-inch driver data cluster is built-in into the 12.3-inch audio-video navigation (AVN) system to provide drivers an immersive digital expertise. Likewise, the head-up show (HUD) reveals probably the most related data for drivers as a 12-inch projection on the windshield, permitting them to course of data shortly whereas conserving their consideration on the highway forward.
The improved 12-speaker Bose Premium Sound System with new CenterPoint 360 know-how has been tuned by Bose engineers to ship a wealthy and immersive listening expertise in each seat.
SONATA additionally boasts a first-in-class energy trunk for added comfort and luxurious.
The brand new mannequin takes comfort to the subsequent degree with steady Over-the-Air (OTA) software program updates, permitting automobile house owners to avoid wasting on price and have their automobiles maintained with the newest software program, offering an upgradable expertise.
Proactive security options for a daring and relaxed driving expertise
The brand new SONATA is well-appointed with an array of driver help and security options to offer a snug driving expertise whereas decreasing consumer involvement.
It’s outfitted with Ahead Collision-Avoidance Help 1.5 (FCA 1.5), Rear Cross-traffic Collision-avoidance Help (RCCA), Blind-spot Collision Help (BCA), Protected Exit Warning (SEW), Protected Exit Help (SEA), Lane Maintaining Help (LKA), Lane Following Help (LFA), Sensible Cruise Management with Cease & Go (SCC w/ S&G) and Navigation based mostly Sensible Cruise Management (NSCC) and Freeway Driving Help (HDA), to assist relieve driver stress and supply a extra comfy driving expertise.
The newly utilized Distant Sensible Parking Help (RSPA) permits the consumer to park the car and exit parking spots by remotely reversing and forwarding with the sensible key from exterior the car.
Rear Occupant Alert determines whether or not an toddler is left unattended within the car and offers a notification to forestall security accidents.
The brand new SONATA’s design and engineering upgrades embody elevated driving stability and strengthened aspect collision safety by way of the appliance of a crash vitality distribution construction. The brand new mannequin additionally boasts best-in-class braking efficiency and braking distance.
SONATA has additional improved NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) efficiency — with physique reinforcements and a change of steering wheel materials.
Powertrains that ship improved efficiency and gas effectivity
The brand new SONATA delivers improved powertrain efficiency and gas effectivity in comparison with earlier fashions with quietness and driving stability to offer a extra refined, satisfying driving expertise.
The lineup features a gasoline-powered 2.5L engine, 2.5L turbo engine and a pair of.0L hybrid electrical (HEV). The two.5L turbo was developed particularly for the N Line.
The HEV mannequin is supplied with e-Movement Drive, which permits a clean and cozy driving expertise in varied driving circumstances, and for the primary time, it has a paddle shifter and regenerative braking mode to additional improve gas effectivity.
The brand new SONATA’s aero-friendly design improves gas effectivity and stability throughout high-speed driving. It offers wonderful aerodynamic efficiency with an air resistance.
The brand new mannequin made its bodily world premiere on the Seoul Mobility Present in Korea in the present day. The car expects to launch in world markets, later this yr.