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Hyundai Unveils Veloster Rally Edition and All-new Elantra GT at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Hyundai Unveils Veloster Rally Edition and All-new Elantra GT at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show


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Contact: Mark Bilek
Senior Director of Communications and Technology
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6082
Cell: (847) 652-0632
Email: mbilek@drivechicago.com


Contact: Jennifer Morand
Director of Public Relations and Social Media
Chicago Automobile Trade Association
Office: (630) 424-6084
Cell: (630) 391-1986
Email: jmorand@drivechicago.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CHICAGO (Feb. 12, 2015) – Hyundai brought two new vehicles to the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Social Media Preview: the all-new Veloster Rally Edition and the Elantra GT. 

“Our goal is to identify unmet needs, and deliver on those needs by providing classical value through striking design, human focused technology, as well as uncompromising workmanship,” said Brandon Ramirez, Hyundai product development manager.

The Veloster GT Special Edition features LED headlights and taillights, 17” alloy wheels, with a blue link engine start. With the 1.6-liter turbocharged engine from the Turbo, the Rally Edition rates 201 horsepower and 195 lb.-ft. of torque on regular gas. With a limited production of only 1,200 units, buyers of the Veloster Rally Edition will own a truly unique model. It will be available in dealerships beginning May 2015.

This was the world introduction of the Elantra GT, which features updated styling with customer-focused technology and features. With a more distinctive front fascia and all-new 17” alloy wheels, Elantra GT’s new look further enhances the vehicle’s signature sporty styling. Additionally, it features a new grille design, panoramic sunroof and LED taillights. The Elantra GT pricing will start at $18,800 and will be available in dealerships beginning March 2015.

To watch complete coverage of the 2015 Chicago Auto Show Media Preview press conferences, please visit http://www.ustream.tv/channel/chicago-auto-show-2011.  The manufacturer press conferences will also be streamed live on Yahoo Autos at http://autos.yahoo.com/blogs/motoramic/watch-live-reveals-chicago-auto-show-230711872.html. 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 auto show 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 America vehicle debuts, the Chicago Auto Show's First Look for Charity raises more than $2 million annually for 18 vital Chicago organizations in a single night. The 2015 public show will be February 14-22. For more information, visit ChicagoAutoShow.com or Facebook.com/ChicagoAutoShow.

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 about 19,000 people in the metropolitan area. The association has produced the world famous Chicago Auto Show since 1935. For more information please visit CATA.info.

The 2015 Chicago Auto Show is officially sanctioned by the International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. Founded in Paris in 1919, it is known as the Organisation Internationale des Constructeurs

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