Hyundai’s heavily styled Veloster hatchback might not get a second crack at the market.
last year, the company has only managed to sell about 60,000 units globally according to a report from Australia’s GoAuto. That might not be enough to justify a second generation of the three-door front-wheel drive hatchback. Over half of those were delivered to the U.S. and Canada where sales declined in 2013; the second full year of sales for the model.
The Veloster will get a mid-cycle refresh soon, but an unnamed Hyundai executive is quoted in the report saying the vehicle has a undecided future after that. Hyundai launched the car in 2011 and since then it introduced the Turbo model and Turbo R Spec models. The company also offered optional matte paint from the factory, which is an option typically reserved for much more expensive cars.
GALLERY: 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo
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