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Ashley Forest more unfinished business for Paddon

20 September, 2018
It’s only 1.7 kilometres of gravel road in a forest near Rangiora in North Canterbury, but the iconic Ashley Forest Rallysprint represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon.

Finely-judged third for Paddon in Turkey

17 September, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon has secured his first podium finish of the 2018 World Rally Championship season in Turkey. With his British co-driver Seb Marshall, Paddon stuck to their plan of being consistently fast and clean to finish Rally Turkey with a strong result for Hyundai Motorsport and bring home his seventh WRC career podium finish.

Coromandel win gives Paddon fourth NZRC title

22 August, 2018
Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon has wrapped up the 2018 Brian Green Property Group New Zealand Rally Championship title by winning the one-day, Hyundai NZ-backed Rally of Coromandel today (18 August). With Malcolm Peden in the co-driver’s seat for the second time this season, Paddon overcame turbo hose issues in his Hyundai i20 AP4+ rally car to win his fourth NZRC event this year.

Coromandel unfinished business for Paddon

14 August, 2018
This Saturday’s Hyundai NZ Gold Rush Rally of Coromandel represents unfinished business for Kiwi rally star Hayden Paddon – it’s the one national rally he’s never won.

Fine fourth for Paddon in Finland

31 July, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall have secured a well-deserved fourth place at Rally Finland, their best ever result at this iconic World Rally Championship event, which ran 26-29 July.

Podium goals for Paddon in Finland

26 July, 2018
Fighting for a podium finish is what Hyundai Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and his British co-driver Seb Marshall aim to do as the FIA World Rally Championship heads to the iconic roads of Finland this weekend.

Hyundai i30 N: Pre-production hot hatch tested

05 June, 2018
After years of design work, a world-wide testing programme and relentless fine tuning around one of the world’s most challenging racetracks, Hyundai’s first high-performance N model is set to hit New Zealand.

Paddon and Marshall fighting fit for Rally Sardegna

05 June, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon and co-driver Brit Seb Marshall are feeling fit and strong as they head to the hot, demanding roads of Rally Italia Sardegna this weekend.

Hyundai Kona recognised with coveted Good Design Award

28 May, 2018
The Hyundai Kona has been honoured with a prestigious Good Design Award® at the 60th Annual Good Design Awards Ceremony, held at Sydney Opera House on 17 May.

Westpac adds 65 new Hyundai EVs to its company fleet

25 May, 2018
Westpac has received 65 new electric and plug-in hybrid Hyundai Ioniqs that it will add to its corporate fleet as it prepares to meet a target of almost 100 electric cars by 2019.

Paddon strong despite Portugal disappointment

21 May, 2018
Kiwi rally driver Hayden Paddon remains positive that the pace he showed at this weekend’s FIA World Rally Championship round in Portugal will translate into good results in the near future, despite having crashed out of the event.

Whangarei win part of Paddon’s Portugal prep

06 May, 2018
With stand-in co-driver Malcolm Peden alongside, Paddon won all 18 special stages of the two-day gravel rally in his New Zealand-built Hyundai i20 AP4+ car.

Turbocharging and AWD adds spice to the Hyundai Kona flavour

20 March, 2018
You have to hand it to Hyundai. While many of the other car companies are still talking about electrification of their vehicles, the South Korean brand is actually doing it.