All-New Hyundai Veloster RE:FLEX Revealed at the 2014 Chicago Auto Show

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Mark Bilek
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Chicago Automobile Trade Association
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Chicago Automobile Trade Association
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO (February 7, 2014) – Hyundai introduced the all-new 2014 Veloster RE:FLEX during the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview. The RE:FLEX Edition Veloster is the second limited-run version of the Veloster, following last year’s RE:MIX Edition. With a limited production of only 3,000 units, buyers of the Veloster will own a truly unique model.

The RE:FLEX Edition Veloster offers a bit more style and exclusive features including black or red leather interior, projector headlights with LED accents, LED taillights, illuminated door sills, chrome 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome hood accents and chrome door handles. Safety features include Electronic Stability Control (ESC), steering sensors and a rearview camera.

“It generates style and emotion as well as gives consumers something unique in the marketplace,” said Brandon Ramirez, senior group manager for Hyundai.

The RE:FLEX is powered by a 138-hp 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine and uses a six-speed manual or six speed dual-clutch transmission to deliver up to 31 mpg combined. The RE:FLEX’s dual clutch transmission, spacious interior and Blue Link destination search set this special edition apart.

The Veloster RE:FLEX is expected to go on sale in spring 2014.

To watch complete coverage of the 2014 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview press conferences, please visit http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chicago-auto-show-2011. The manufacturer press conferences are also available at www.youtube.com/chicagoautoshow. For more information about the Chicago Auto Show, please visit www.chicagoautoshow.com.

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About the Chicago Auto Show
The Chicago Auto Show is the largest on the continent, spanning more than 1 million square feet of production, concept, and exotic vehicle exhibit space. In addition to hosting multiple world and North American vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises more than $2 million annually for 18 worthy Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2014 public show will be February 8-17. For more information, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow. Media can register for the Chicago Auto Show Media Preview at chicagoautoshow.com/media/.

About The Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Founded in 1904, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association is the nation’s oldest and largest metropolitan dealer organization. It is comprised of more than 400 franchised new-car dealers and an additional 150 allied members. The group’s dealer members employ nearly 20,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information, visit CATA.info.

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