More images are expected soon along with extra information that will start to unravel some of the "technological enhancements" contained within the new Santa Fe, which Hyundai is describing as "the ultimate family adventure vehicle".
Hidden from view is the Santa Fe's switch to Hyundai-Kia's co-developed third-gen modular vehicle platform.
According to the Korean carmaker, the new Santa Fe will be the first Hyundai model in Europe and first Hyundai SUV globally to utilize the new architecture that was introduced on the latest (2020) Sonata previous year.More news: Hall-of-Fame coach Sutton dies
Two versions of the grille's gloss black patterning are shown, one defined as a more premium or sporting design.
At the exterior, key changes witnessed is a new-look Hyundai grille, marking the first big step away from the "cascading" design that has evolved over the past decade - right through to the wide mouth of the new Sonata sedan and the new Elantra. Further, the eye-catching T-shaped DRLs are created to be seen from a distance and hint at technological enhancements yet to be revealed.
The 2021 Hyundai Santa Fe will officially be available in some markets come September 2020.More news: UK: Oxford vaccine goes to human trials' next phase
The Australian Santa Fe range expanded a year ago to include a front-wheel drive petrol 3.5-litre V6 powertrain, replacing the existing naturally-aspirated petrol four-pot. The new T-shaped DRL complete the rugged character and make the new Santa Fe recognizable even from a distance.
The Santa Fe will be the first Hyundai SUV based on the company's "all-new" third-generation platform, which it says "allows for significant improvements in performance, handling and safety", as well as facilitating electrified powertrains. The result is a bold and eye-catching design which further highlight the Santa Fe's more dynamic nature.More news: No Covid-19 Related Deaths Reported
A full reveal of the auto along with the all-important details is yet to be slated but you'll be seeing the smartest version of Hyundai's large SUV to date rolling on Australian roads before 2020 is out.