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Hyundai Motor America Takes Home Two 2018 Ruedas ESPN Awards

10/10/2018, Miami, FL

2019 Veloster N Earns Ruedas ESPN Best Compact Car

2019 Kona EV Earns Ruedas ESPN Best Electric Car

MIAMI, FL., Oct. 10, 2018 –
The heading Spanish-language automotive radio show, Ruedas ESPN, named a 2019 Veloster N best compress automobile and a 2019 Kona EV best electric automobile during a 2018 Miami International Auto Show. Ruedas ESPN’s executive cabinet was obliged for generating a nominations and their attention consultant organisation of jurors comparison a winners.

“Veloster N and Kona EV are examples of Hyundai’s high opening and technological-based care capabilities. Receiving these awards is a covenant that a dedication, unrestrained and expansion in new segments is working,” pronounced Mike O’Brien, clamp boss of Product, Corporate and Digital Planning, Hyundai Motor America. “From formulating an affordable sports automobile with stirring dynamics to an fit tiny CUV with a inexhaustible 258-mile range, Hyundai’s value joining stays strong.”

Jaime Florez, executive and horde of Ruedas ESPN, total “Hyundai continues to broach an appealing multiple of confidant and stylish design, performance, comfort, functionality and standardised modernized reserve technologies. This year, Hyundai’s technological achievements in both a foundation of vehicles and expansion in a high-performance segment, while remaining loyal to their core of abounding value and affordability, make a all-new 2019 Kona EV and Veloster N a best vehicles in their categories.”

The Veloster N offers a incomparable 2.0-liter, direct-injected turbocharged powerplant over a Veloster Turbo. The engine boasts adult to an accessible 275 horsepower during 6,000 rpm (estimated) and adult to 260 lb.-ft. of torque from 1,450-4,700 rpm (estimated) for responsive, stirring opening during each RPM range. The turbo complement intercooler is removed from a condenser and radiator for even some-more fit cooling of a intake charge. The complement also advantages from a two-stage initiation complement for limit outlay during all rpm ranges.

The Kona Electric powertrain employs a high-efficiency 150 kW (201 horsepower) permanent-magnet synchronous electric engine granted by a high-voltage 64 kWh lithium-ion battery. The engine develops 291 lb.-ft. of torque distributed to a front wheels. The powertrain inverter has a appetite firmness of 25.4 kVA per liter. The battery complement is liquid-cooled and operates during 356 volts. Battery container appetite firmness is 141.3 Wh/kg (greater than Chevy Bolt), with a sum battery complement weight underneath 1,000 lbs. In addition, Kona Electric EPA-estimated MPGe is 132 city, 108 highway, and 120 total with an estimated 258-mile range.


Ruedas ESPN is a heading automotive radio uncover in Spanish in a United States, promote live on ESPN Deportes Radio, a network of 44 radio stations in a United States and Puerto Rico, as good as SIRIUS and XM Channel 157. For dual hours each Sunday, from 12 to 2 PM EST, thousands of Hispanics all over a nation balance their radios on ESPN Deportes Radio, to listen to Jaime Florez, Niky Pauli and Sergio Rodriguez and share with them their common passions: cars, engines, anything on wheels and a latest information on automotive sports.

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