2011 Frankfurt auto show: 2013 Hyundai i30

A stylish crossover from Hyundai that shows the Korean car maker is not only interested in competing but dominating.

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Hyundai is clearly done being that car you don't know the name of.

For a long time, Hyundai cars were sort of bland, and when you did get close enough to read the name, you then recoiled at its reputation. This new i30 is a stylish crossover that shows the Korean car maker is not only interested in competing but also stomping out the embers of its ugly past.

(CNET's full coverage of the 2011 Frankfurt auto show)

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