2014 Hyundai Equus in New York review and pictures

Posted on Monday, 1 April 2013 , 06:04:25 byDan

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Hyundai Equus in New York

This year at the New York Auto Show, like every other year, actually, a lot of carmakers arrive here full of hopes and prepared to amaze the curious enthusiasts. Let us turn our attention towards the new 2014 Hyundai Equus premium luxury sedan which apparently has received enhancements for the exterior and the interior design, material selection, driver technology displays and advanced safety features.

In terms of highlights we have to mention the 19-inch silver wheel design used to send the output to the road, the new front bumper fascia and grille design, new side mirrors and tail lamp graphics, standard LED fog lamps and new Night Shadow Brown exterior color. In terms of interior, we have to mention the completely redesigned instrumental panel and center stack, the redesigned center console and shift lever design and so on. The new 2014 Equus has received revised tuning for both enhanced ride comfort and handling and revised front suspension bushingsas well. when it comes to safety, the specialists have offered the Standard Assurance Connected Care, Standard Rear Cross-traffic Alert, Heads-up display, vehicle multi-view camera system and also standard Blind Spot Detection.

The front fascia has also been redesigned, with the former chrome accents removed in favor of a modern premium appearance that includes lower fascia opening strakes as well. The specialists have offered new LED fog lamps as standard. Side mirrors have been redesigned for enhanced aerodynamics and tail lamp graphics to a more horizontal theme. The entire instrument panel has been redesigned and so was the center stack with more premium materials and an ergonomically-correct layout, with new button iconography for easier feature recognition. Under the hood, the model comes with a 5.0-liter Tau DOHC V8 engine capable of generating 429 horsepower and 376 lb. ft. of torque. This engine features direct injection technology including Dual Continuously Variable Valve Timing, a tuned variable induction system and low-friction diamond-like coating on piston skirts, rings and tappets. To send the output to the wheels, the engineers have provided an 8-speed transmission with SHIFTRONIC manual shift capability.