Car review: Hyundai's new Tucson Hybrid in a class of its own

The car sports a design theme first used on the Hyundai Avante sedan. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Not many mass-market cars elicit a "wow" the moment you get behind the wheel. Hyundai's new Tucson Hybrid happens to be one of them.

The car sports a design theme first used on the Hyundai Avante sedan, with sharp origami-like creases on its body panels portraying dynamic tension. It works better on the Tucson, as the creases fold around pronounced wheel arches to accentuate the sport utility vehicle's ruggedness.

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