The special edition was available in Jet Black, Rally Red, and Sunburst Yellow only. In some markets secondary badging may denote engine size and variations such as trim, wheel, and other options. Realistically, the rear seats are better used for storage than for carrying passengers, unless those passengers are shorter than five feet. Like all front-drive cars, it tended to understeer the front wheels lose grip before the rear wheels. The basic idea of performance parts is to optimize your Hyundai Tiburon's chassis and engine to operate at its fullest potential. The stereo system is located in a flat center console panel with large knobs for heating and ventilation located beneath.
Archived from on 10 January 2012. The gear leaver gaiter was of smooth leather, with a chrome trim surround at the base, manufactured by. Hyundai has emerged as a low-cost producer of attractive cars with performance and panache. The V6 engine revs freely to 6000 rpm, giving it a sporty feel, and its free-flowing exhaust gives the engine a pleasantly husky sound. I thought I was the only one is S.
Anti-lock brakes were made standard on all 2006 model Tiburons. Archived from on 23 June 2011. In Greece and perhaps other countries, due to high taxation in hi-displacement engines, a 1. This allowed for a greater airflow to the air filter, gaining a minimal increase of bhp. However, we could easily compensate for this using the throttle, brakes, and steering wheel, and get the rear end to come around and help the car turn in for the tight corners.
All models get anti-roll bars and gas-filled shock absorbers. Many cars have been modified aftermarket to be rebadged with Tuscani emblems. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Stable on the highway, the Tiburon takes curves reasonably well, but it falls short of some rivals. This is the last model made.
The fuel and water temperature gauges separate the round tachometer and speedometer. Crank up the volume and you're enveloped in sound. Both other models have twin exhausts and leather seats as standard. Comfortable and stylish interior Performance and value. Body-side style lines streak back from the front wheel openings, mimicking the rush of air past the car, while the sharply raked windshield blends seamlessly into a sleek roofline that flows elegantly back to the rear hatch. Archived from on 16 July 2011. Road and tire noise is prominent, but the engine — if anything — is too quiet for easy manual gear shifting.
The safety recall began on April 22, 2013. Handling is good, with little body roll. Torque steer is a common phenomenon with high-powered front-wheel-drive cars and is usually experienced as a slight tug on the steering wheel during hard acceleration. Hyundai launched a revised Tiburon in 2002 for the 2003 model year, giving it new styling, larger dimensions, and an optional. As a sport coupe, the Tiburon is designed to provide an exciting driving experience. A malfunctioning stop lamp switch may cause the brake lights to not illuminate when the brake pedal is depressed or may cause an inability to deactivate the cruise control by depressing the brake pedal.
Archived from on 2 July 2006. This may lead to unintentional movement of the car which may increase the risk of a crash. Design enhancements for 2005 included a new grille, lower fascia, headlights and fog lamps. Remedy Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the stop lamp switch, free of charge. Jersey with one, just met a guy a few weeks ago who parked his next to mine while at a grocery store. This upgraded, limited edition included quilted leather interior with embroidered logos, stiffer sports suspension, quad exhaust exit pipes, a higher level rear spoiler and an anthracite finish to the alloy wheels. The gear-knob was of a unique design and had a chrome finish.
The mechanical changes were limited to the camshaft and exhaust improvements. Both had standard four-wheel disc brakes. A four-speed with was available for all models. The automatic unit had a manual shift gate. Also in some markets like South Korea the model is sold and branded as a Tuscani. It's only noticeable when you take off real quick or stand on the gas at low speeds.
Optional is a Deluxe Package with a sunroof and 360-watt Infinity audio system with subwoofer. Up front are MacPherson struts, with lower links isolated by a subframe. Compelling pricing makes the Tiburon an attractive proposition. We found it'll pull reasonably well in top gear from 35 mph. Relevant Performance for Hyundai Tiburon Articles. Right now we are well on course to post the data on transmission and engine on the Hyundai Tiburon acceleration page of our website.