Hyundai is not saying goodbye to the midsize sedan market just yet. As a way of showing their commitment to making big sedans still, Hyundai has officially revealed the first images of the eighth-generation Sonata.

Borrowing design cues from the Le Fil Rogue concept at last year's Geneva International Auto Show, the sedan adopts a coupe-like silhouette along with a sportier-looking front and rear ends. It features the company's new design language called 'Sensous Sportiness' which blends crisp body lines with smooth flowing shapes.

All-new Hyundai Sonata  image

The front fascia features a new 'Digital Pulse Cascading Grill' which Hyundai claims resembles grill designs of sports cars. Then there's the new light architecture which the company took inspiration from the HDC-2 concept from last year. It features daytime running lights as well as hidden lighting lamps which will serve as a new signature look for the automaker besides the Sensous Sportiness design theme.

The rear, on the other hand, gets a pair of C-shaped taillights that are complemented by a light bar fitted on the trunk. As an added touch, the Sonata also comes with an integrated trunk spoiler which enhances the sedan's sportier looks. Finally, a single character line which runs the entire length of the vehicle accentuates the sleekness of the all-new Sonata.

All-new Hyundai Sonata  image

Pop the doors open and the sedan greets you with a revamped dashboard, new digital displays and heaps of leather upholstery. A new 'floating' touchscreen display makes its home on the center dash while the HVAC controls have been moved down for a cleaner overall look. Meanwhile, the instrument panel features a 'wing-inspired' look akin to steath fighter aircraft displays.

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Hyundai has yet to announce the Sonata's engine lineup. However, we won't be surprised if the new sedan will be available with turbocharged engines, as well as a hybrid option. An eight-speed automatic transmission will most likely be available, along with a dual-clutch for the hybrid or plug-in hybrid variant.