Hyundai Equus Facelift debuts in Korea

Hyundai has launched the facelifted Equus in the South Korean market with upgraded styling and features.

The current second generation Equus, alo badged as Centennial debuted in 2009. The updated Equus boasts a more refined and modern look with less chrome on the front bumper, as well as redesigned wheels and LED rear lamps.

The interior features a redesigned premium clock in the middle of the center fascia and double-stitched leather seats.

The suspension is also tuned to ensuremaximum satisfaction to rear seat passengers.

Technological updates include Head-Up Display, which projects speed and navigation information on the windshield so drivers can keep their eyes on the road. Blind Spot Detection detects and alerts drivers of vehicles and other objects in blind spots.

There is also Haptic steering, an all-around view monitor, a full TFT-LCD cluster and improved smart cruise control.

Two engines are available: the 3.8-liter GDi V6 with 334 hp and 395 Nm (291 lb-ft) of torque and a 5.0-liter Tau V8 with 416 hp and 510 Nm (376 lb-ft) of torque.

The facelifted Equus will arrive at other markets sometimes in 2013.