Seoul - Following the release of a teaser pic last week that showed us the side profile of Hyundai’s new Santa Fe, the Korean carmaker has posted two teaser sketches that preview the front and rear styling.

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The back end also shows a more aggressive interpretation of current Hyundai design language.

The newcomer is certain to move up the pricing ladder as Hyundai adopts a more premium positioning, and expect interior appointments to reflect that.

No word yet on what engines will power the new Santa Fe, but Hyundai is promising a raft of new intelligent safety features, including Rear Occupant Alert (presumably to prevent absent-minded parents from forgetting their kids in the back) and an updated Rear Cross-Traffic Collision Warning system with auto-braking.

Hyundai says the new Santa Fe will be revealed in full some time in February, before making its global debut at the Geneva Motor Show. 

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