MONTEREY, CA — Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. leads the charge in the Korean automakers' climb up-market with its new-for-North America '01 XG300 sedan. The vehicle, whose look and feel more is tailored to the Korean market than the domestic, is Hyundai's first stab at near-luxury segments. The reach — and Hyundai officials here acknowledge that it indeed is a reach — is a timid one. The automaker is bringing its Korea-built XG 300 over in limited quantity of 15,000 units in the first year, hoping ...
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