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Hyundai Tiburon GT '01
Hyundai Tiburon GT '01
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Hyundai
Drivetrain FF[3]
Engine Hyundai G4GF Beta I engine
Max Power 163 BHP
Performance Points 383 PP
Max Torque 180.82 ft-lb
Length 4395 mm
Width 1760 mm
Height 1330 mm
Weight 1,340 kilograms (3,000 lb)

The Hyundai Tiburon GT '01 is a Road car produced by Hyundai. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

In-game descriptionEdit

"Hyundai's first sports hatchback coupe made available for world export."

Hyundai, Korea's biggest carmaker, offered a wide range of models, from light vehicles to large trucks and even buses in its home market. Some made their way to the U.S. Among them was the Tiburon, Hyundai's take on the sporty car. Sold as the Tuscani in Korea and as the Coupe in Japan, the car's strongest feature was its compelling design, highlighted by an aggressive front-end styling that looked like nothing else in the market.

The car was a 2+2 hatchback, making it an ideal daily commuter. The Tiburon was similar in character to the Toyota Celica, but the Hyundai offered more engine choices, including 1.8-liter and 2.0-liter inline-4 as well as 2.7-liter V-6. All the engines came mated to either a 6-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.

The cream of the crop was the V-6, characterized by a healthy dose of low-end torque and a smooth revving character, the suspension was tuned for more comfort than performance, so it lacked the sharp turn-in characteristic of its competitors.

That said, ride quality was supple, making it one of the more comfortable cars in its class. Although the Tiburon lacked the refinement of its Japanese and European counterparts, its low price made it a bargain difficult to ignore. And with each passing year, the quality of Hyundai's cars have shown improvement, and it seems only a matter of time before it creates a car that surpassed the best Japan and Europe have to offer.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Hyundai dealership for 33,020 Credits, but this is only possible in the NTSC-U/C version of the game.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 33,020 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Hyundai Tiburon GT '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 28,399 Credits. It is a Level 0 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 33.020 Credits. It is a simplified car.

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Front Wheel drive

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