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2011 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Teased Ahead of 2010 New York Auto Show
- InsideLine
Published Mar 26, 2010
Just the Facts:
  • Hyundai releases a teaser photo of its 2011 Sonata Hybrid.
  • The Sonata Hybrid will be fully revealed on March 31.
  • Pricing for the Hyundai's first hybrid has not yet been announced.
...Last week, Hyundai Motor America President and CEO John Krafcik told Inside Line that the Sonata hybrid is designed to stand apart from the gasoline-engined Sonata. "It's a hybrid in a tuxedo," he said. "It's not like Camry Hybrid or Fusion Hybrid."

He said the Sonata Hybrid provides "at-a-glance differentiation" from its Sonata sibling and has a "different face."...

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here's the Non-Hybrid frontend for comparo

 

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^ I think so too, NDW - in fact I see Fomoco in BOTH versions; non-hybrid has some Bold-Bob
while the hybrid is Kinetic-Nigel ;);)
but then imho more Mfgs-than-not have been copying parts of Fomoco styling ALL DECADE...

...the thing this makes me wonder (again) is whether Ford is right in deliberately Not using a separate-Look for an Über-Eco model - - maybe they will when hydrogen is ready for primetime?
 
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