The Hyundai Elantra Sport has been introduced in South Korea.
Expected to arrive in the U.S. by the end of this year, the Hyundai Elantra Sport is powered by a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 201 horsepower and 195 pound-feet of torque and will likely land stateside with the same specifications. Separating itself from a standard Elantra, the Sport model features more aggressive styling with a redesigned front bumper equipped with larger air intakes, a Turbo badge on the grille, horizontal LED daytime running lights, HID headlights, larger side skirts, redesigned rear bumper with diffuser, chrome exhaust tips and different signature LED tail lights.
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On all four corners are unique 18-inch wheels paired to 225/40/18 tires and available as an option is an Extreme Package that adds a rear spoiler, different 18-inch wheels and other performance parts.
The interior of the Hyundai Elantra Sport comes equipped with sportier seats, a flat-bottomed steering wheel, faux carbon fiber, and red accents throughout. The model can be had with either a six-speed manual transmission or a dual-clutch seven-speed automatic. The Korean automaker claims it will go 62 mph from a standstill in eight seconds.
Expect to see a debut at the 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas this November.
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