All new 2012 Hyundai Grandeur launched in Korea

New Grandeur model is larger than its predecessor and Hyundai will export the model to other markets beginning in 2012.

Hyundai has unveiled the new Grandeur sedan model for the Korean market.

The Grandeur (aka Azera in various markets) is now larger than the preceeding model with an overall length of 4,910 mm, 1,860 mm wide and standing 1,470 mm tall. The wheelbase, now 2,845 mm, has been extended by 65 mm over the previous generation.

Topping the range under the hood will be a Lambda II 3.0 liter GDI (direct-injection) with 270 PS (266 bhp / 199 kW) and 310 Nm (229 lb-ft) of torque.

Hyundai's Theta II 2.4 liter GDI will also be available in the Grandeur. That unit produces 201 PS (198 bhp / 148 kW) and 250 Nm (184 lb-ft) of torque.

Technologies on the new Grandeur include Vehicle Dynamic Control and Vehicle Stability Management, a tire pressure monitoring system and Emergency Stop Signal.

Korean market prices range between 311.2 million won and 390.1 million won ($27,960 to $35,049).

Hyundai plans to begin exporting the Grandeur to markets outside of Korea in 2012.

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