Spied: Completely undisguised 2012 Hyundai Elantra Coupe!
Left Lane News
January 20, 2012
by Nat Shirley
It wasn’t meant to be unveiled until next month’s Chicago Auto Show, but thanks to our spy photographers we now know exactly what the upcoming Hyundai Elantra Coupe will look like.
The two-door variant shares much with the strong-selling sedan, with the most obvious changes including a gracefully sloping roofline, side windows that sit flat rather than sweeping up and a more distinct lower character line (part of the car’s “fluidic sculpture” surface detailing) that flows into the rear fender flare. More subtle alterations can be found in the newly triangular foglamps in addition to the lip spoiler and black plastic lower bumper around back.
The Elantra Coupe is expected to have different gear ratios than the sedan for a sportier driving experience, but the 148 horsepower 1.8L inline-four will remain. An R-Spec version could also be in the works with a 208 horsepower version of Hyundai’s 1.6L turbocharged engine.
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