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2012 Hyundai Equus Review and Prices

September 20th, 2010 Leave a comment Go to comments

Equus being one the chief models categorized as a luxury sedan invented by the Korea based Hyundai automakers is soon coming up with its remake version to be termed as 2012 Hyundai Equus. The all new 2012 Hyundai Equus is expected to be seen in the US and European markets in near future, probably around the beginning of 2012. Hyundai is expected to move further by overcoming the demands of a luxury sedan to compete with its established rivals like Lexus, Audi, Mercedes Benz etc.

2012 Hyundai Equus will soon arrive with a stylish executive looks and improved performance. The luxury sedan will certainly come equipped with leather upholstery. The comfortable 4 passenger vehicle will have heated seats or cool seats as per the desire so that complete luxury can be experienced while driving. Additionally, the rear seats will be equipped with a massage system. The rear seats come with the luxury of a small entertainment monitor and a small chiller. Isn’t that amazing? The driver will surely enjoy the added luxuries like computer controlled guidance for parking with touch screen technology. It comes paired with video cameras in front as well as at the back of the vehicle. It will even get a heated steering wheel. It is expected to come with Hyundai’s unique system known as iDrive technology also termed as driver information system which uses touch screen to select the options required while driving. This can also serve as a navigation system as well as the audio control mechanism. The Lexicon music system is supplemented with 17 speakers for that ultimate listening pleasure.

The 2012 Equus will be presented in five trim levels starting from basic L version, advancing through GL version, GLS version and the topmost executive version. Each offers the option of two types of engines. The base engine will come with an aluminium components assembly 3.8 liter 6 cylinder engine having CVVT system (continuous variable valve timing) and differential air induction. This power plant is capable of producing 290 horsepower. Another level of aluminium component engine comes with the assembly of a 4.6 liter 8 cylinder engine loaded with CVVT system and variable air induction. This engine has the capacity to produce a momentum of 366 horsepower. Both these engines come mated with 6 speed gearbox having automatic transmission mechanism. The vehicle works on rear wheel drive where the weight is distributed between the front and rear axle in the ratio of 52:48.

With a light weight engine, the new 2012 Hyundai Equus with V6 engine (6 cylinder) is expected to give satisfactory mileage of 8.8 miles per gallon and the V8 engine (8 cylinder) can give the mileage of 9.4 miles per gallon.

The luxury 2012 Hyundai Equus is tucked with safety features like cruise control system, lane shift warning system, pre-safety system. It also comes with unique system which is programmed to apply brakes automatically during emergency conditions. All the seats are equipped with three point seat belts and nine airbags surrounding the complete interior of the vehicle at various critical points.

The luxurious 2012 Equus with a huge range of impressive features is anticipated to carry a price tag of $93,471. Quite a big figure, but definitely worth the price who’d like to have themselves driven to their destination in luxury.

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