The Hyundai Veloster is one of the main stars of Detroit 2011. As an affordable coupe with lots of tech, striking looks and a unique “third door”, it was bound to be a hit at the Cobo Center. Click here to see the pics and a video.

The third door is only on the passenger’s side, which is the right side on the showcar. But if Hyundai plans to rework the car for right-hand drive markets, will the third door be moved to our passenger side, which is the left, or will they just leave the LHD arrangement as it is, like the MINI Clubman.

Well, it looks like Hyundai will invest in a RHD conversion. Hyundai Motor Company Australia has announced that the Veloster will be launched Down Under. “Launch timing has still to be locked in, but most likely will be late 2011,” the statement read. “Veloster’s unique three door layout will see one door on the driver’s side and two doors on the opposite side allowing easy rear seat access,” it added.

There we go. It mentions two doors on the opposite side. Perhaps Hyundai-Sime Darby might see a case for bringing the Veloster in, perhaps…