The story of Sonata began in 1988 when the first generation of this model was introduced. Initially, all Hyundai Sonata came with 4-cylinder injection engines with a working volume of 1.8, 2.0 and 2.35 liters (the latter for the North American market) and power from 99 to 117 liters. from. respectively.
Hyundai Sonata 1993 year
At the end of 1989, a powerful 3-liter 146-horsepower Mitsubishi V6 72 engine, capable of accelerating the car to 200 km / h, began to be installed on the Sonata I. Acceleration to 100 km / h took 10.5 seconds. Continue reading
Honda Stepwgn is a mid-size minivan that stands out for its capacity and height. Unlike the Honda Odyssey and Honda Stream, it can accommodate up to eight people. The first generation of this car appeared in May 1996. This one-room car immediately gained high popularity thanks in large part to the flexible pricing policy of Honda and the large interior space with a flat floor through the use of front-wheel drive. Initially, the car was offered exclusively for the Asian market.
The first generation Stepwgn featured an almost rectangular body. The simple no-frills design had a positive impact on the overall image of the car. The minivan received two doors, a passenger sliding door and a rear wing gate. Salon could be 5-seater in two rows of seats and 8-seater in three rows of seats. There were two options for using the middle row of seats: either rotating, allowing Continue reading
The debut of the Windstar minivan took place in 1994. The car turned out to be modern and stylish in design. Quite dynamic – “a hundred” from standstill in 13.5 seconds, with an almost two-ton mass. But with active driving it is very voracious (about 18 liters per 100 km). The main driving force is a 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine with multi-point injection. Made by Windstar in Canada.
In 1998, the model was restyled. Windstar of this model year has become not only safer and more environmentally friendly than its classmates, but also opened a new stage in the history of minivans. Continue reading