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Hyundai trots out luxurious 2011 Equus

Ralph Caggiano of Spring Hill, a longtime Hyundai owner, had dozens of questions: Is the wheelbase longer than the Genesis? When does it go on sale? What kind of gas mileage does it get? He and his family were among dozens who got a sneak peak of the new 2011 Hyundai Equus at Hyundai of New Port Richey. The features were impressive: executive reclining seat with massager, refrigerator for the rear passengers, forward cornering camera. But most surprising was the price tag: $58,900 for the Signature trim, and $65,400 for the Ultimate.

2011 Hyundai Equus Ultimate

Price: $65,400

Powertrain: 4.6-liter DOHC 32-valve Tau V-8 Dual CVVT, 6-speed automatic with Shiftronic manual, electro-hydraulic power steering, electronically controlled air suspension, RWD

Horsepower: 385 at 6,500 rpm

Torque: 333 pound-feet at 6,500 rpm

Curb weight: 4,486-4,592 pounds

Dimensions in inches: Wheelbase, 119.9; length, 203.1; width, 74.4

Fuel economy (Hyundai estimate): 16 miles per gallon city, 24 mpg highway

Fuel type: Premium or regular (loss of 7 hp)

Safety features: Electronic stability/traction control, vehicle stability management system with precollision warning, 9 air bags, lane departure warning, smart cruise control, adaptive front lighting, front and rear parking assistance, rear backup camera, forward-view cornering camera

Other trim: Signature, $58,900

Other features: Executive rear seat with leg support and massage, rear console refrigerator, rear entertainment system, power reclining rear seats, power rear side-window sunshades, keyless entry/start

Web: www.hyundaiusa.com/equus

Hyundai trots out luxurious 2011 Equus 11/17/10 [Last modified: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 3:30am]
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