Hyundai Palisade flagship SUV will be first sold in the US.
The South Korean carmaker has announced that its upcoming Hyundai Palisade three-row SUV will have its world premiere on 28th November at the 2018 LA Auto Show. The Palisade will be the company’s new flagship SUV that’s claimed to “convey a bold exterior that commands attention and has strong inherent imagery of safety and security, especially important with parents with growing families and active lifestyles”.
The name ‘Palisade’ is the reference to the Pacific Palisades part of Southern California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range. Prior to its official unveiling, the South Korean carmaker released a teaser picture of the SUV revealing a small section of its tailgate and shape. The Hyundai Palisade will be first launched in the US in the summer of 2019.
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The Hyundai Palisade SUV has been caught on camera multiple times during its test rounds on foreign land. It’s likely to be based on the next-generation Hyundai Santa Fe, but with bigger dimensions and more muscular stance. Upfront, the flagship SUV will feature the signature cascading grille, low-mounted projector headlamps with LED elements, LED DRLs and wide central airdam. Check Out – New-gen Hyundai Creta 7-Seater SUV Rendered
Hyundai’s new SUV is likely to come with 8-seater configuration. It could be based on a new platform and will be made available with the standard FWD (front wheel drive) and the optional AWD (all wheel drive) system. While the official engine details are yet to be revealed by the carmaker, it is likely to use a 290bhp, 3.3L V6 motor. With hybrid powertrain, it will deliver power close to 400bhp.
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