Hyundai‘s lineup continues to evolve with the debut of an all-new premium sedan as well as an updated version of its full-size Azera model.
The Korean automaker has revealed an upgraded version of its Grandeur model, which is sold as the Azera in North America, at the 2014 Busan International Motor Show. In addition, the company revealed the exterior design of a new premium sedan, which is currently codenamed “AG.” The sedan will make its official debut in Korea later this year as a front-wheel drive model and will be available in Korea in the second half of this year.
As for the 2015 Hyundai Azera, expect it to be about 0.4 inch longer than the current model and sporting a redesigned exterior front and rear styling along with enhanced audio equipment. The interior has been also received minor changes, with a redesigned center console and a standard eight-inch navigation screen. As for powerplants, Hyundai announced the company’s 2.2-liter turbocharged diesel engine will join the lineup while the standard 2.4-liter gasoline engine has been fine tuned to deliver better performance in the mid-low range of RPM.
“Amid tougher business conditions and fiercer competition, Hyundai Motor is continuously striving to provide products and services with solid fundamentals,” said Choong Ho Kim, President and CEO of Hyundai Motor. “We place customer satisfaction before anything else, and the improved Grandeur and ‘AG’, introduced today, are at the center of these efforts, fully reflecting our customers’ voices.”
GALLERY: 2015 Hyundai Grandeur (Azera) and AG
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