2017 Hyundai Elantra Sport is the most powerful Elantra, ever

Hyundai clearly has its eyes on the sportier side of the compact segment, since it has unveiled the all-new 2017 Elantra Sport, which is powered by a 1.6L turbocharged engine.

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Hyundai clearly has its eyes on the sportier side of the compact segment, since it has unveiled the all-new 2017 Elantra Sport, which is powered by a 1.6L turbocharged engine.
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The Elantra Sport is powered by a 1.6 turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates more than 200 hp and 190 lb-ft of torque. With more than 200 horsepower on tap, the Elantra Sport is the most powerful Elantra yet. The four-cylinder can be mated to either a six-speed manual transmission or seven-speed Dual Clutch Transmission with paddle shifters. To make it even sportier, the Elantra Sport is exclusively outfitted with an independent multi-link rear suspension.

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Hyundai didn’t just stop with the turbocharged engine and upgraded suspension, the Elantra Sport also get unique bodywork, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, sport seats and red contrast stitching throughout the interior.

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“Elantra Sport demonstrates our commitment to providing drivers with compelling vehicle choices that align with their interests,” says Mike Evanoff, Hyundai Motor America manager of product planning. “This is a vehicle that reflects our own passion for cars and driving, expressing it with sharp looks, proven in-car technology, upgraded power, and fun, sporty handling.”

The 2017 Elantra Sport will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Source: Hyundai