Charged Hyundai i30 N will debut in 2017

In 2017, Hyundai will release a “charged” version of i30 hatchback, which will be the first model of the new sub-brand N. It is noteworthy that the market will immediately two versions of this model – the standard and the “advanced”, which will be equipped with track sport package, increasing the capacity of the motor. According to the N-Albert Biermann division of the Korean company, the hot hatch will get a 2.0-liter turbo engine that develops approximately 260 hp First, the market will be front-wheel version is only available with a manual transmission, and the version with automatic transmission makes its debut in 2018. It is not excluded that the Koreans also released four-wheel drive modification of the “charged” hatchback. Hyundai i30 N recustomized get ABS, more powerful brakes, front suspension with separate swivel (a similar solution is used in the Civic Type R model and the Ford Focus RS), more “acute” steering, a limited-slip differential with electronically controlled sport exhaust. Koreans have already experienced test prototype of the “charged” Hyundai i30 N in the framework of the marathon “24 Hours Nürburgring.” Hot hatch rode 91 laps, showing the best time on the Nordschleife 9 minutes and 55.636 seconds. Meanwhile, Biermann notes that N Performance Division did not pursue the maximum capacity, and do not plan to set records at the autodrome. According to a top manager, a top priority is to create a sub-brand to enjoy driving, while the “charged” i30 N to become one of the most affordable cars in its class. Information on the date of commencement of sales and prices, there is no novelty.

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