Seoul Motor Show – Highlights from the Latest Motor Show of the Year 2017

Seoul Motor Show – Highlights from the Latest Motor Show of the Year 2017

Any latest motor show has the complete attention of the car enthusiasts from all over the world. Not just the car buyers but every car lover is keen to know about the new thrilling cars that car brands have brought forward this year. The exciting motor shows not only display the advanced technologies in the vehicles, but they take a keen interest to showcase new cars with their beautiful new designs.

Seoul Motor Show is one of the top car shows that happened in 2017, it is known as Asia’s fourth largest auto show event so the hype around this motor show is imaginable. It is held after every 2 years during the month of March. The Seoul Motor Show was held this year at Korea International Exhibition Center and it is mainly because there were around 27 Global Automakers that made their active participation in the show. The participation made by these companies were not only about their soon-to-be-launched vehicles, but many concept cars also made their worldwide debut there.

Below is the quick review of three of the extremely famous vehicles from Seoul Motor Show 2017.

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – The Ultimate Beauty of the Latest Motor Show

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid made its debut across the world by its first ever appearance in Seoul Motor Show in South Korea. The ongoing New York International Auto Show is also up for its debut in the USA by unveiling its flashy look.

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

It is a turbocharged midsize sedan that features a V4 2.0-litre engine. The new Sonata Hybrid’s engine when coupled with an eight speed automatic transmission system and the engine capable to produce 245 horsepower and torque of 260 lb-ft.


Apart from getting a performance upgrade, the Sonata Hybrid received extensive redesign for the interior and exterior. The interior has the following new design features:

  • A newly designed center console
  • HVAC System
  • Enhanced Audio Control System
  • Qi Wireless Charging Pad
  • A 7-inch Touch Screen
  • Available Smart Apps i.e. Apple CarPlay Android Auto

Its first appearance in top car shows helped people to know the newly installed safety system in the car. These features include Lane Departure Warning, Rear Cross Traffic Alert, Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detect and 7 Airbags.

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2018 KIA Stinger – One Striking Impression by KIA in the Latest Auto Show

The latest fastback Sport Sedan by Kia, 2018 KIA Stinger, didn’t make its debut in a sports car show, yet its appearance in recently held Seoul Auto Show made a huge deal. The sports sedan, KIA Stinger, has a head turning design that carries a larger wheelbase of 114.4 inches.

2018 KIA Stinger

The sleek rear-wheel-drive is a turbocharged vehicle that features a V4 engine. It is capable to produce 255hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It carries the option of 3.3-litre twin-turbo V6 engine as well that produces power output of 365hp along with torque of 376 lb-ft.


It is not merely a ride that promises for an outstanding and powerful performance on the road, but it covers the safety features for its users as well. KIA introduced Driver Attention Alert system for the first time that keeps an eye on the driver’s attention level. Other latest technologies like Forward Collision Assistance, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Rear Cross Traffic Alert help to handle its performance in a much better way.

2018 KIA Stinger was credited with an EyesOn award when appeared as a concept car at one of the previous years’ top car shows.

Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept Car – An Effort towards the Green Environment

The active contribution to the latest motor show like Seoul Motor Show by Hyundai does not merely comprise of hybrid vehicles. It recently unveiled its fuel-efficient Fuel Cell Concept Car at the show and was appreciated by various admirers.

Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept Car

Hyundai is known as the first automotive brand that produced fuel cell vehicles in a massive number. Its recently launched Fuel Cell prototype SUV is claimed to provide 800 kilometers of range between refuels. It is a concept SUV that employs fuel cell technology to help promote the greener society.


Hyundai FE Fuel Cell Concept Car is a one-step ahead technology from electric future cars. As to refuel the hydrogen cell car, it would not take as long as one might take to charge the electric battery of an electric car. However, both the kinds offer same kind of benefits in saving the environment from harmful emissions.

Besides being the greenest car in terms of technology, it gives a look of robust stature that was strong enough to attract the attention of maximum people at the latest auto show.

Auto Shows and Their Significance!

The highlights from the latest motor show, Seoul Motor Show, were a preview of upcoming vehicles for the year 2017. The engineers and designers from the popular car companies have worked harder. And their attempt to amaze the viewers and to promote a healthy environment on Earth is a proof of their true dedication towards work. The hard work just does not end here, but it continues when brands proudly showcase their latest models and concepts to the whole world in such events. We could just hope for more such efficient inventions in the coming years.

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