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I'm writing this at 1:31AM so it actually occured yesterday 7/26/2012.

I passed by the closest Hyundai dealer to me (for the 1000k times...lol) and to my surprise I saw a VT in Elite white. Wow, the car it's even more impresive in person.

Here are the specs:
Color - Elite White
Trany - Automatic
Options - Ultimate Package
Test Drive - Yes
Fun to Drive - Hell Yes!!!
Impression - I'm buying one :)

I want the 6 speed manual. The one I drove is Automatic but it's actually pretty good. It shifts quickly enough and it's fun with the paddle shifters. I have to admit the car is no GTI, but it's definitely the best one for the money. You get a little bit of everything.

I work at a Toyota Dealership, I test drove both, the automatic and manual FR-S and now I can compare it to the VT. Since I have only driven the Automatic VT I will only compare it to the Auto FR-S.

From a rolling start, I felt more Gs or better say, a stronger pull from the Veloster Turbo. There is obviously more low end torque. The FR-S's strength comes at high RPMs. The steering is more precise on the FR-S, it also has better handling than the VT. The FR-S automatic transmission rev matches when you down shift, the VT doesn't. The VT shines in High Tech & standard features plus it's more confortable. Also, the VT's interior it's much more appealing. The FR-S's exhaust sounds better. Both cars have their ups and downs. The truth is the best car is the one you choose and the best way to find out is to test drive both cars. Do it and you will be surprised.


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Hi velfrs, I am also in the Miami area, where did you see this VT A/T at? I am looking for AUTO. By the way, there is one down in Kendall Hyundai that is manual.
 

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This Veloster Turbo is in potamkin hyundai in miami lakes. If you want the car you should go as soon as you can since they only have one and won't get another one in a while.
 

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BTW... Thanks for informing me about the manual one in kendall. I'll probably will go after work to check it out. If it's still available that is...lol.
 

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Check your PMs, I sent you something.
 

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Thanks for the heads up. I can't see the PM again, I don't know what happened to it LOL. Call Ariel at Kendall Hyundai and tell him that William referred you.
 

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The FRS/BRZ seems to come up a lot as a comparison, however for me, I have zero interest in the FRS/BRZ because I do not want a RWD Coupe, I already own a superior RWD sportscar, but I do want a FWD Hatchback, and not a 5-door. The Veloster is so close to being perfect for what I'm looking for, and the areas where it falls short, I'm confident I can fix those things with some aftermarket spending.

But, it's nice to see how they compare, because gazillions of people will be doing so...
 

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This Veloster Turbo is in potamkin hyundai in miami lakes. If you want the car you should go as soon as you can since they only have one and won't get another one in a while.
Just made a deal for a White VT A/T with Blue Pipping at Doral Hyundai. Call Adrian or Freddy at Kendall Hyundai and tell them I sent you ok. Hope it works out for you.
 

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Congrats man!!!
Post some picks of the car if you can. Also, see if you can record a quick walk around.
 

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i thought the reflectors in the back on the bottom didn't light up. is this unique to this vehicle, or do they light up for all VT's?
 

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I think that was the reflection of the flash from my cellphone. They do look nice specially the LED tail lights...
 

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Congrats man!!!
Post some picks of the car if you can. Also, see if you can record a quick walk around.
Thanks, it is a beauty. I love it. Had a busy day today so maybe tomorrow I will post some pics, maybe a video.

Did you get a hold of Adrian or Freddy at Kendall Hyundai?
 

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Thanks, it is a beauty. I love it. Had a busy day today so maybe tomorrow I will post some pics, maybe a video.

Did you get a hold of Adrian or Freddy at Kendall Hyundai?
Not yet. I actually decided to do my homework first, check my credit (something many people don't do) & found out it's not were I thought. I will wait a bit to fix it and get the best deal possible.

Note: If you are planing to upgrade the VT, consider a blow of valve among your plans. It will make it sound a lot better.
 

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I think that was the reflection of the flash from my cellphone. They do look nice specially the LED tail lights...
indeed they do. hoping to get mine in silver soon, m/t, silver accents and ultimate package. too much anticipation, i can't take it anymore... heard there's a matte grey available near me but i still think i like silver more. feel like i need to see them both in person before i decide though
 

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indeed they do. hoping to get mine in silver soon, m/t, silver accents and ultimate package. too much anticipation, i can't take it anymore... heard there's a matte grey available near me but i still think i like silver more. feel like i need to see them both in person before i decide though
You should go check out the Matte Grey quick if you want to compare it to the Silver. Matte gray is a very limited production. Make it happen and let us all know you got it with some nice pics... :)
 

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You should go check out the Matte Grey quick if you want to compare it to the Silver. Matte gray is a very limited production. Make it happen and let us all know you got it with some nice pics... :)
I was just at a dealer in Columbia SC looking for a VT all they had on hand were NAV but i was able to get allot of info and get info on ordering the VT. My first thought was also to ge the Matte Grey until the salesman showed me the 11 page guide that comes with the car for taking care of it!!!. I hope you have loads of spare time,no kids or a wife because if you want it to look clean its going to be a pain in the @ss to keep it that way. all kinds of silly rules about how to wash it or it will ruin finish and void the warranty. not trying to talk you out of it.. just prepare you.
 
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