2018 Hyundai Equus Redesign And Changes
Hyundai Company will be releasing another 2018 series car which is the 2018 Hyundai Equus. The photographers already have a snap look at this car when it was being tested in Scandinavia. Hyundai Equus first generation was built in 1999 as a luxurious car. This sedan will provide you a comfortable driving experience and subtle too so let’s take a look at the redesign, changes, release date and also the price form this new generation of Hyundai Equus.
2018 Hyundai Equus Redesign and Changes
The Hyundai Company said that this new 2018 Hyundai Equus will be different from the previous model with significant facelifts. For the exterior we can see a big makeover such as the new and Audi like grille at the front side of this new Hyundai Equus, lower bumper, a pair of classy slim tail lights and some minor details on the shape of the car. This new Hyundai Equus will be built in the Genesis platform MK2 which is longer and the multi link rear suspension will be increased too.
While for the interior of this car we can see some improvements such as 7 inch TFT screen for the base model while the highest trim will get 12.3 inch. This car will gave all the luxurious that you can expect from a car such as high quality material used for the cabin, and some safety system such as the vehicle stability management. The cabin will also have aluminum and steel accent that offering the unique details on the cabin.
2018 Hyundai Equus Engine Specs
Under the hood we can see the 5.0 liter of V8 engine from the previous model that paired with the 8 speed automatic transmission gear box that is easy, smooth and also fast in changing gears. The gear box also transfers the power to the rear axle. This V8 engine will be giving this car 429 horsepower at 6400 rpm with 509 Nm of torque that can make this car goes from 0 mph to 60 mph in just 6 seconds. The engine will also be mated with the HTRAC all wheel drive system. The other possibilities are the 3.3 liter turbocharged V6 engine that will give more power than the V8 engine and with lower fuel consumption than the V8 engine too. But this engine is still the possibilities and the transmission gear box has not decide yet for this turbocharged engine but there are rumors that this engine will be paired with 10 speed automatic transmission gear box. The rumors also said that this car might use the 3.6 liter V6 engine with all four wheels drive system.
2018 Hyundai Equus Release Date and Price
The release date from this 2018 Hyundai Equus will be in the end of 2016 while the concept model has been showed in New York Auto Show 2015 last April. The price for this car will start from $ 65.000 for the base model and will be higher for the higher trim levels. This new Hyundai Equus will face the strict competition with some competitors such as BMW, Mercedes, Audi A8, Lexus and also others luxurious cars.