Spy Photos: 2009 Kia Mesa?

Even the usually Straightline'd blog from Edmunds isn't entirely sure whether what they've paid for are pictures of the new Kia Mesa three-row SUV or if they're just someone trying to keep an already announced Hyundai SUV warm in winter. They're argument for "yes, it is" is that this mule appears to share some styling… » 1/22/07 11:08am 1/22/07 11:08am

As If You Hadn't Seen It: Hyundai Reveals Veracruz Crossover

Hyundai's released more shots of its Veracruz LUV (for those playing along at home, that's a CUV with leather seats). All pwning aside, the Veracruz looks like a contender in the luxury realm, with headlight washers, LED taillights, and park-assist system. Watchers expect Hyundai's 3.8-liter V6 to be offered along… » 10/16/06 9:32am 10/16/06 9:32am

First Official Pics of the Hyundai Veracruz

Waiting or not, here it is. The Car Connection posted official shots of the new Hyundai Veracruz crossover ahead of its US unveiling at the Detroit show in January. Specs to follow. » 10/12/06 9:53pm 10/12/06 9:53pm

Thursday! Thursday! Thursday! Hyundai Veracruz Reveal this Week

I'm assuming the graphic to the left, which appeared on Hyundai's pre-launch microsite for its new Veracruz crossover, means the official unveiling is tomorrow, October 12. And the company is apparently scheming to build an updated version of the Chevy Luv pickup of the 1970s, or could be appropriating Chevrolet's… » 10/11/06 7:04am 10/11/06 7:04am

Pre-Release Action: Hyundai Veracruz

Hyundai's set to reveal its seven-passenger Veracruz crossover to the Korean market (and thus, the world), but Carscoop got there first. The site scored some leaked shots of the new Hyundai people-mover ahead of its official introduction this week. As has been reported, the Veracruz will get Hyundai's 3.8 liter V6… » 10/10/06 3:40pm 10/10/06 3:40pm

Hyundai to Introduce Veracruz in Detroit

Hyundai just fired off a missive announcing it will debut the Veracruz crossover SUV at the 2007 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Pictures of the new, seven-passenger ute — which the company confirms will be powered by its new 3.8-liter V6 hooked to a six-speed autobox and all-wheel drive — are… » 10/03/06 7:10pm 10/03/06 7:10pm

Spy Photos: Still More on the 2008 Hyundai Veracruz

Hyundai's upcoming luxury crossover, the Veracruz, shows off its copious ba-donk in a new set of spy shots. The Korean whirlwind is planning to storm the gates of the upscale car-based SUV market in mid-2007 with this vehicle, which will go after the Subaru Tribeca's anatomical mug with a vengeance. Hyundai called… » 9/21/06 9:42am 9/21/06 9:42am

Spy Photos: More Hyundai Veracruz SUV?

Is this the new Hyundai Veracruz? We're not sure, but spies say it'll have Hyundai's super-secret 5.9-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood, a seven-speed automanual and a fourth row of seats. Just kidding. Actually, it will reportedly have more cargo space than a Mercedes-Benz GL, for a fraction of the price. Yay. » 8/24/06 9:11am 8/24/06 9:11am

Spy Photos: Hyundai Veracruz SUV

If you were paying attention earlier this year, you'd have already seen the spy shot of what was being referred to as the Hyundai "Mesa," Hyundai's coming full-size crossover SUV entry. Now, the company says the model will shed the proto-moniker and take on an equally southwest-evocative name, Veracruz — the Mexican… » 8/11/06 9:07am 8/11/06 9:07am