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New York Auto Show: Hyundai Previews (and somehow reveals) The 2014 Equus: Comments

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By William Maley

Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

March 7, 2013

While many of us are still somewhat recovering from the madness that is the Geneva Motor Show, automakers are turning their attention to the next big show in New York. Hyundai has announced today that New York would be the place where they introduce the revised 2014 Equus.

Hyundai released a teaser shot and says the 2014 Equus will come with more than 30 updates, including exterior and interior design tweaks, a revised suspension, improved materials, and new "driver technology displays."

However the sleuths at CarScoops figured out that Hyundai has already revealed the 2014 Equus. Back in December, Hyundai introduced the refreshed Equus in South Korea. Judging from the shots Hyundai released in December and the teaser shot, it was figured out to be one in the same.

Source: Hyundai, CarScoops

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William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.comor you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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NEW YORK, Mar. 27, 2013 – Hyundai Motor America today will introduce the significantly enhanced 2014 Equus premium luxury sedan in a North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. The Equus freshening includes more than 30 new and enhanced features, including:

- - Exterior and interior design elements

- - Ride, handling and vehicle control dynamics

- - Interior material quality

- - Driver technology displays

- - Advanced safety features


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phew! for a second there I thought there might be something original and attractive from Hyundai, but their streak continues. My most hated brand in America (has pulled ahead of Toyota).

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Vertical grille makes it look like a Lincoln or Buick, which is bad. Horizontal grills look more like Mercedes, which is better. The teaser pic has horizontal bars and the other pic show vertical, odd. I will say the Genesis and Equus need to develop some Hyundai styling or something of their own, and not just copy other luxo cars.

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The wheels look sort of like jet turbines, that is cool. That was the one good thing the Saab 9-5 that was on sale for a year had.

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