Hyundai i30 N to rival Gold GTi"/> Hyundai i30 N to rival Gold GTi

Hyundai i30 N to rival Gold GTi

Hyundai i30 N to rival Gold GTi

Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 N

N division to Hyundai is what GTi to Volkswagen and ST to Ford. With Hyundai i30 N there is a strong rival from Hyundai to compete with Golf GTi and Focus ST in the UK. Hyundai i30 N is the first performance model that the Korean automaker has ever launched. Though it is quite unconventional for Hyundai to make a driving enthusiast oriented car. To make sure they made quite an effort, i30 N has undergone a long and lengthy testing period. Under that testing period, there were 6,000 miles at the Nurburgring.

Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 N

The new performance hot hatch is powered by a 2.0-litre T-GDI turbocharged four cylinder engine. The engine produces 247bhp at 6,000rpm and 350Nm from just 1450Nm. All this power is transmitted to the front wheels via a six-speed manual gearbox. The car is capable of producing of sprinting from 0-62mph in just 6.4secs. Hyundai has also launched an optional performance pack for its hot hatch. In the optional pack, it produces 271bhp the additional power helps the hatch to accelerate from 0-62 in 6.1 secs.  Hyundai i30 N with the optional performance pack is the quickest model. Hyundai i30 N will up the ante against both Volkswagen Golf GTi and Ford Focus ST. The car is equipped with five driving modes Eco, Normal, Sport, Sport N and N custom. These driving modes adjust car’s response, exhaust volume, damper stiffness, and intrusiveness of ESC.

Hyundai i30 N

Hyundai i30 N

Though the car inherits the looks of the standard i30 but just like a skeleton. The car looks quite aggressive with hexagonal shaped grille and newly shaped wider air intakes. Also, i30 N also sits about 4mm lower than the standard i30. Hyundai i30 N also gets a 5.0-inch infotainment system, there is also an optional 8.0inch screen as well. The infotainment system comes equipped with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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