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  1. On July 18th 2020 Kia Seltos has been launched here in Korea. And we had chance to test drive Kia Seltos at the media test drive. So does the Seltos drives better than Hyundai Kona & Hyundai Venue. First drive coming up guys. 1.6 T-GDi 177hp@5,500 | 195.3lb.ft.@1,500~4,500 1.6 Diesel 136hp@4,000 | 235.8lb.ft.@2,000~2,500 7-speed DCT McPherson | Torsion (2WD), Multi Link (4WD) AWD optional competition: Hyundai Venue, Hyundai Kona, Honda HR-V, Toyota RAV-4 https://youtu.be/XVARE4qNeOg
  2. On July 11th Hyundai launched Venue here in Korea. And we had chance to test drive Hyundai Venue at the media test drive. So let’s find about Hyundai venue features, Venue design and also how Venue drives on the road. Hyundai Venue First drive coming up. 1.6L smartstream gasoline: 123hp@6,300 | 113lb.ft@4,500 6 speed manual or CVT with 8 artificial shifting points FF competition: Kia Seltos, Hyundai Kona, Honda HR-V, Ford eco-sport https://youtu.be/jGpjBs5boG0
  3. We had a chance to test drive hyundai ioniq hybrid 2020. It’s a facelift version that has new exterior and interior design updates. Hyundai claims new ioniq can travel up to 1,000km (620miles) with a full tank. That is quite impressive. Now let’s meet the new guy! 1.6L gasoline: 105hp@5,700rpm 32kW motor: 43.5hp Total System: 141hp 6-speed DCT FF competition: Toyota Prius, Chevrolet Volt, Ford C-max https://youtu.be/fugFCdk2qDQ
  4. Never heard of Ssangyong before? Don’t worry, we will show you both exterior, interior design and show you how well Ssangyong Korando Drives. It will be future 2020 Mahindra XUV500 in India. 1.6L diesel: 136hp | 238lb.ft 6-speed automatic from Aisin Macpherson | Multi link AWD available. competition: Hyundai Tucson, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5 https://youtu.be/rNm9ocFDwRY
  5. This week, we test drove Hyundai Sonata 2020. Remember we had a Red Sonata last month? Didn’t quite work out for you guys, so i am doing solo review again on this White Hyundai Sonata. Is it smart enough for you? Will you like it? Let’s find out. https://youtu.be/HlnYn-0jetA 2.0L gasoline engine: 160hp@6,500 141lb@4,800 6-speed automatic 235/45R18 competition: Kia Optima, Honda Accord, Nissan Altima, Toyota Camry
  6. We showed you design of 2020 Kia Cadenza on last June 12th. And yesterday on June 27th, we had a chance to briefly drive the new Kia Cadenza at the media test drive in Korea. Is it better than Hyundai Azera? Let’s go for the first drive~ Competition: Hyundai Azera, Lincoln MKZ, Toyota Avalon, Nissan Maxima https://youtu.be/p46-lUurG3c
  7. Last week, Ferrari Korea invited us to a special track day. We had chance to test drive Ferrari Portofino on the way to the racetrack and we tested full limits of Ferrari 488 Spider on the track. Not a Ferrari expert, but i just wanted to share the experience with you guys. Hope you guys enjoy the engine note of Ferrari 488 and Ferrari Portofino. Ferrari 488 Spider 90 V8, turbo charged, dry sump 670hp 7-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission 4,568x1,952x1,211,x2,650 (L,W,H,WH) 245/35ZR20 | 30530ZR20 (Front/Back Tyres) 0-62mph (100km/h) 3.0s 0-124mph 8.7s Ferrari Portfonino 90 V8, turbo charged 600hp 7-speed F1 dual-clutch transmission 4,586x1,938x1,318 (L,W,H) 0-62mph (100km/h) 3.5s Competition: Lamborghini, Porsche, McLaren, supercars, exotic cars https://youtu.be/yHjjz00KXsA
  8. Kia unveiled 2020 Kia Cadenza on June 12th in Korea. New Cadenza is facelift version of 2nd generation Kia Cadenza or Kia K7. Let’s find out the interior and exterior of Kia Cadenza. Is it better than Hyundai Azera? Let’s find out. 2020 Kia Cadenza or Kia K7 3.0L Gasoline: 266hp | 227.1lb.ft (8 speed) 2.5L Gasoline: 198hp | 182.9lb.ft (8 speed) 2.4 HEV: 159hp | 151.0lb.ft (6 speed) 2.2 Diesel: 202hp | 325.5lb.ft (8 speed) 3.0 LPi: 235hp | 206.9 (6 speed) Competition: Hyundai Azera, buick laCrosse, Nissan Maximahttps://youtu.be/MA7b9jeZaa8
  9. We test-drove 2020 Hyundai Sonata. New Sonata is brand new car built on new 3rd gen. platform w/ new exterior & interior. It's got many features, so let’s see how much better it is compared to 2019 Sonata https://youtu.be/kQotqfQNOqE Please refer to Sam's Page as well! https://www.youtube.com/user/samgladiator 2020 Hyundai Sonata -2.0L Gasoline: 200hp | 14.4lb.ft -6 Speed Automatic -Front wheel driven Competition: Kia Optima, Honda Accord, Toyota Camry
  10. This week, we had a chance to test-drive 2020 Genesis G90 5.0 V8 with HTRAC. Compared to 3.3T version, this V8 makes lovely and louder noise. With smooth shifting 8 speed automatic and HTRAC it feels quite sporty. Sound by 2019 Genesis G90 -5.0 V8 - 425hp (6,000rpm) / 383 lb.ft of torque (53.0kg.m) (5,000rpm) -204.9x75.4x58.9x124.4 -0-60 accel: 5.9 sec. -06-0 braking: 115.1 ft. Competition: Mercedes Benz S-class, BMW7Series, Audi A8 https://youtu.be/zLydW0agtmo
  11. You have asked for 2020 Kia Telluride Review. We asked and knocked many doors, and luckily we had chance to test drive one. Let’s see if this twin brother of Hyundai Palisade is worthy of best midsize SUV. Let’s hear it from Genesis owner. 2020 Kia Telluride SX AWD Review -3.8L Gasoline: 291hp@6,000 | 262lb.ft@5,200 -8 Speed Automatic -196.9x78.3x69.3x114.2(inch) Competition: Hyundai Palisade, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer https://youtu.be/1NIX9Uo_s60
  12. Thank you for your interest in our last 2020 Hyundai Palisade Review. This week we have prepared Palisade diesel, so that we can go off-roading together. Let’s see Hyundai’s large SUV Palisade. 2020 Hyundai Palisade Diesel Review -2.2L Gasoline: 202hp@3,800 | 325lb.ft@1,750~2,750 -8 Speed Automatic -196.1x77.8x68.9x114.2(inch) -245/50R20 | 245/50R20 Competition: Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer https://youtu.be/18EcC4qcQOU
  13. Thank you for your interest in our last 2020 Hyundai Palisade Review. This week we have prepared Palisade diesel, so that we can go off-roading together. Let’s see Hyundai’s large SUV Palisade. We will upload off-roading (2nd Part) sometime next week. Stay tuned. Thank you guys! 2020 Hyundai Palisade Diesel Review -2.2L Gasoline: 202hp@3,800 | 325lb.ft@1,750~2,750 -8 Speed Automatic -196.1x77.8x68.9x114.2(inch) -245/50R20 | 245/50R20 Competition: Kia Telluride, Honda Pilot, Ford Explorer https://youtu.be/3_D-az7RatY
  14. 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid launched in Korea this March. With battery and electric could this SUV? crossover? hatchback? be the most practical SUV we can find today? Let’s check what has changed inside & out and test drive it. 2020 Kia Niro Hybrid 4,355x1,805x1,545x2,700mm 171.5x71.1x60.8x106.3 in. 1.6gdi Hybrid Total: 141hp 1.6 Gdi - 105hp @ 5,700 | 32kw electric motor - 43.5hp 6 speed DCT Competition: Hyundai Ioniq, Toyota Prius https://youtu.be/EqR5UNprPAo
  15. 2020 Kia Sorento just released in Korea this Jan. Kia made few minor updates for 2020 year model update. Could 2020 Kia Sorento be best 7-seater SUV or 7-seater car? Is it any better than Hyundai Santa Fe? Let’s find out. 2020 Kia Sorento 4,800x1,890x1,685x2,780mm 189.0x74.4x66.3x109.4in. 2.2L Diesel 202hp@3,800rpm | 45.0kg.m = 325lb.ft@1,750~2,750rpm AWD+8 Speed Automatic Competition: Hyundai Santa Fe, Ford Explorer, Honda Pilot, Toyota Highlander https://youtu.be/5kDT2fY5If0
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