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The new pictures seem to confirm a few of our suspicions from the latest brochure leak, like seating for seven. We can also see window shades for the interior passengers and vented seats for the driver and passenger.
Hyundai says that the new Santa Fe incorporates a new design concept called “Storm Edge,” which represents the evolution of its successful “Fluidic Sculpture” design language.
The new vehicle will be seen in the flesh at the 2012 New York Auto Show in April, and is expected to go on sale globally by the end of the year.
Check out more images released by Hyundai in the gallery below.
GALLERY: 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe
So if you already thought the Coupe was mostly similar to the hard-top hatchback model, you now have another reason, with the base price just $900 more than the traditional MINI.
The mid-level S model starts at $25,300 and gets a turbocharger delivering 181-hp and 177 lb-ft of torque with a special overboost function producing 192 lb-ft of torque.
The high-performance John Cooper Works Coupe starts at $31,900 and gets a turbocharged 1.6-liter four-cylinder producing 208-hp and 192 lb-ft of torque with overboost allowing 207 lb-ft. This Coupe is capable of a 0-60 time in 6.1 seconds with a top speed of 149 mph. This makes the JCW Coupe, the ”fastest-accelerating Mini ever (with) the highest top speed,” the company says.