2014 Pocket Rockets

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2014 Pocket Rockets

In this edition of Car Coach, YNN’s Lauren Fix files a report on pocket rockets.

A hot trend right now is pocket rockets. Those are cars that a very small that have big performance, they’re fun to drive and really cute too. Let’s take a look at some of the hot trends that are happening right now.

The 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo is designed to look like nothing else on the road and that’s an understatement.

The bold 3 door design with LED headlight accents and raking contour lines make the Veloster instantly recognizable. The Turbo includes standard 18 inch alloy wheels, round chrome tipped dual exhaust, and a special wide-mouthed grille.

The 138 hp 1.6L GDI 4 cylinder engine comes with a 6 speed manual transmission or optional 6 Speed dual clutch transmission all riding on 17 inch alloy wheels. Prices start at $22,100.

The 2014 Sonic Hatchback RS features a 1.4L turbocharged engine backed by a 6-speed manual transmission with performance oriented gear ratios. More performance options include 4 wheel disc brakes, sport exhaust with chrome outlet, 17-inch Midnight Silver-painted aluminum wheels, and sporty front fascia with new fog lamp design, RS specific grille, new rear spoiler, rocker moldings, exterior RS badging, and unique mirror cap finish.

Inside is the Chevy MyLink with 7 inch diagonal screen, 6in. premium speakers, Pandora Internet Radio, Stitcher SmartRadio compatibility, leather appointed sport seats and sueded inserts. The new leather wrapped sport steering wheel with a racing inspired design. Prices start at $20,325.

Take one of these fun cars for a spin and you may be following the trend too.

Courtesy of YNN/Time Warner Cable
Aired: 11/18/2013