There are several changes to the 2005 Tiburon's front design which include a new grille, headlights and foglights.
The side mirrors have been redesigned to improve aerodynamics and provide even better vision for the driver and a fresh taillight design ads to the new look.
Other design enhancements include 17-inch wheels
The two Tiburon models on offer in South Africa are the 2-litre turbo and 2.7-litre V6 models.
The 2.0 Tiburon now comes with new seats that feature leather and cloth upholstery. Leather door inserts are also part of the new interior, while the trim is highlighted with red stitching.
This model comes with Hyundai's 2-litre, 16-valve DOHC, four-cylinder engine and has a 5-speed manual transmission. Its power output is 103 kW at 6 000 r/min and torque is 185 Nm at 4 500 r/min.
The sporty 2.7-litre V6 model, with a six-speed manual transmission, delivers 130 kW of power at 6 000 r/min. Torque for this model is 250 Nm at 4 000 r/min. This V6 derivative features restyled 17-inch alloy wheels.
2.0 Tiburon: R199 900
2.7 V6 Tiburon: R269 900
Tiburon buyers also benefit from a 3 year/100 000 km factory warranty and a 3 year/60 000 km maintenance plan. Service intervals is every 15 000 km.