The new 2019 Veloster is loaded, even at $20,999 for the most basic car. The entry-level Turbo retails for $25,899 and has the plumbing ready to receive the sink. The $500 Performance Package is an absolute must as it includes handsome “B-Type” 18” alloys with Michelin Pilot Sport 4 tires. Hyundai’s revised, let’s say discarded, the normally-aspirated 1.6-litre in favour of a far more interesting Atkinson-cycle 2.0-litre that produces 147 horsepower. The carry-over 1.6-litre turbo generates 201 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 195 lb.-ft. of torque from 1,500-4,500 rpm. It also gets an overboost function that boost peak torque to 202 lb.-ft. under maximum acceleration for a few moments.
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