2015 Hyundai Sonata Caught Nude In Home Plant

Cameron Aubernon
by Cameron Aubernon

New spy photos of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata have emerged showing the upcoming sedan fully nude in its home plant in South Korea.

The Korean Car Blog reports spy photographers have said the Sonata boasted a 2-liter T-GDI four-pot pushing 274 horsepower toward the front wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.

The new Sonata will make its official launch March 24.

Cameron Aubernon
Cameron Aubernon

Seattle-based writer, blogger, and photographer for many a publication. Born in Louisville. Raised in Kansas. Where I lay my head is home.

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  • Hifi Hifi on Mar 13, 2014

    I've never been a fan of the current Sonata. It resembles a four door Toyota Solara, one of the most vile designs ever. But I do recognize that the current Sonata helped Hyundai move beyond the third-world cars they used to make. This one isn't as much of a step forward. They've taken the basic A7, Fusion, Rapide silhouette and remove all the sexiness from it. Maybe it will look less dumpy in person.

  • FreedMike FreedMike on Mar 13, 2014

    Still a good looking car, even if it's a bit more generic now. And if you're going to riff of another car's looks, you can do a lot worse than Audi.

    • TMA1 TMA1 on Mar 13, 2014

      Hey, looking like an Audi is what moves Kias! I know there's quite a bit of inter-company rivalry going on there, but this is going to far, Hyundai!

  • Bd2 Jaguar's problem was chasing the Germans into the mid size and then entry-level/compact segments for volume, and cheapening their interiors while at it.
  • 3-On-The-Tree Aja8888 I expected that issue with my F150 starting at 52,000mi. luckily I had an extended warranty and it saved me almost $8,000. No more Fords for me, only Toyota.
  • Lou_BC I saw a news article on this got a different read on it. Ford wants to increase production of HD trucks AND develop hybrid and EV variants of the SuperDuty. They aren't scaling back EV production. Just building more HD's and EV variants of HD's .
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  • Jpolicke Jaguar started making cars that were dead ringers for Kia Optimas, but less reliable. They now look like everything and nothing; certainly nothing to aspire to.