June 8, 2010 - Shoppers at the world-famous Harrods department store in London, England are used to seeing high quality and stylish goods on show and this week there will be one more item in stock; the Hyundai ix35 compact SUV.
For the first time, a Hyundai will be displayed in the London store and for many visitors it will be the first opportunity to admire the recently launched ix35 compact SUV - Hyundai staff will be present at Harrods during the display to assist with any enquiries on the vehicle.
Harrods is a department store renowned for luxury goods located in Knightsbridge, and the white ix35 Premium (Highlander in Australia) is being showcased in the Brompton Road shop window. The store occupies a 4.5-acre site and has more than 330 departments covering over one million square feet.
On sale since March, 2,300 people have already purchased the new Hyundai compact SUV in the UK, making the fastest selling car in the company’s history. In Australia, the ix35 is also winning fans with over 1900 units sold and Design Mark awarded at the 2010 Australian International Design Awards.
Managing director of Hyundai UK, Tony Whitehorn said, “We are very proud to have our newest model on display in such an iconic location. Like everything in Harrods, the ix35 has been designed to be stylish, great value and of the highest quality.”
Established in 1967, the Hyundai Automotive Group is the world’s fifth largest and fastest growing major automotive manufacturer. Hyundai Motor Company Australia Pty Ltd (HMCA) was established on October 1st, 2003 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company. The award-winning range of Hyundai vehicles continues to set segment and industry benchmarks in value, quality and safety, with innovations such as ESC Stability Control and Australia’s first five-year warranty with unlimited kilometres.
2008 marked Hyundai Motor Company Australia’s entrance into the Light Commercial Vehicle market in Australia. For more information visit: www.hyundai.com.au to learn more about Australia’s fastest growing automotive company.