Hyundai has given its Coupe a fresh new look for the New Year, with styling changes inside and out.

The new-look Coupe features a redesigned front profile including new headlamps, aggressive looking new front air intake, front bumper and fog lamps, new side ‘shark gills’, new rear light clusters, new door mirrors, 17 inch alloy wheels on the 1,975cc 2.0 SE (as seen up to now on the 2.7 V6) and 17 inch lightweight forged alloy wheels on the 2.7 V6.

Meanwhile, interior changes include: new lighter headlining, an improved overhead console and additional chrome interior touches. There is also a new leather-trimmed cloth interior on the 1,599cc 1.6 S.

The 1.6 S has a top speed of 115mph and covers 0-62mph in 11.9 seconds. The 2.0 SE has 141bhp, a top speed of 129mph and reaches 62mph from a standstill in 9.3 seconds. The range-topping 2.7 V6 has 165bhp, a top speed of 137mph and 0-62mph figure of just 8.3 seconds.

Prices for the new Coupe are as follows: 1.6 S: £14,795; 2.0 SE manual: £16,795; 2.0 SE automatic: £17,795; 2.7 V6 manual: £18,795; 2.7 V6 automatic: £19,795.

In common with the rest of the Hyundai range, the Coupe comes with the company’s five year, unlimited mileage, fully transferable warranty as standard.

Hyundai is also offering free insurance on the 1.6 S until the end of March for up to three named drivers aged 25 to 65 (offer excludes Northern Ireland).