Hyundai has revealed the new 2012 Veloster Coupe, which is priced at just £17 995 on the road with an insurance group rating of 16E.

The Hyundai Veloster will be available in two trim levels and powered by an efficient 1.6-litre four-cylinder GDI petrol engine with 140PS.  The option for transmission is either 6-speed manual or dual-clutch gearbox. Hyundai's Blue drive technologies – incorporating Intelligent Stop & Go technology and low rolling resistance tyres – will feature in the Veloster line-up ensuring competitive CO2 emissions of 137g/km and a combined fuel economy of 47.9mpg.

Standard equipment includes 17" alloy wheels, a 7" Touch screen media centre with capability of playing games through consoles and films from smart phones, Bluetooth Connectivity with voice recognition, climate control air conditioning, reversing sensors, front and rear fog lights and striking LED daytime running lights. The Veloster also features a stereo RDS Radio/CD Player with MP3/WMA compatibility and an iPod connection, with the ability to control all functions on the leather steering wheel for added convenience.

The Veloster Sport benefits from 18" alloy wheels with colour inserts, black leather upholstery with heated front seats, a panoramic sunroof with tilt and slide function, cruise control, keyless entry with engine start/stop button and sporty alloy pedals.

A media pack - containing touch screen satellite navigation with rear view parking camera, Parking Guidance System and 7 speakers including Amp and subwoofer – and red leather interior are available as options on the Sport derivative only.

2012 Hyundai Veloster Coupe

Model Prices Fuel Type CO2 Emissions Insurance Group VED Band Price (OTR)
Veloster 1.6GDi 4-door Petrol 148 16E F £ 17 995.00
Veloster 1.6GDi 4-door Blue Drive Petrol 137 16E E £ 18 345.00
Veloster 1.6GDi 4-door DCT Petrol 145 16E F £ 19 245.00
Veloster Sport 1.6GDi 4-door Petrol 148 16E F £ 20 495.00
Veloster Sport 1.6GDi 4-door DCT Petrol 145 16E F £ 21 745.00

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Source: Hyundai