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By MT Bureau| Apr 30, 2021

New Hyundai i30 N Pricing And Specifications Revealed

Hyundai Motors UK has announced the pricing and specifications of its hot hatch, the new i30 N. Hyundai has focused on dynamic performance as well as an aesthetic refresh for the 2021 update of the i30 N. A starting price of  GBP 33,745 puts the i30 N directly in the same ballpark as the Toyota GR Yaris, Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic TypeR.

Here are all the updates you need to know about the new i30 N:

Exterior:

  • A new wide front grille and a redesigned front end allows for efficient engine cooling, improves airflow and reduces turbulence into the wheel housing
  • New V-Shaped LED daytime running lights to complete the front end while the rear also features a new signature LED light
  • The side view reveals the new 19-inch five-double-spoke forged alloy wheels finished in dark satin grey matte finish
  • The new lightweight alloy wheels are designed to minimise unsprung mass and are 14.4 kg lighter than the current wheel setup

Interior:

  • The i30 N features a 10,25-inch touchscreen navigation system that supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and voice control along with Hyundai’s state-of-the-art Bluelink connected car technology
  • The touchscreen system also displays vital performance information like power, torque, turbo boost and a lap and acceleration time that help drivers improve their track skills
  • Hyundai offers two seat options for the i30 N: standard seats and N Light-Sport Seats
  • N Light-Sport Seats are a pair of monoform high-performance seats that is 2.2 kg lighter than the standard seats and is finished in premium leather and Alcantara materials with Performance Blue stitching and an illuminated N logo integrated into the headrest
  • The N Light Sports Seat features pronounced bolsters designed to provide optimal lateral support
  • The sporty character of the interiors is amplified by the signature analogue instrument cluster with its active variable LED red zone and the shift timing indicator, metal pedals, Performance blue stitching and seatbelts

Powertrain:

  • The i30 N is offered with a 2.0 l turbocharged GDi petrol engine that produces 275 hp and 392 Nm torque available
  • The engine has been tuned to maximise performance in real-world driving condition by making the torque available from a low 1950 RPM to 4600 RPM
  • The i30 N can do the 0-62mph sprint in just under 5.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 155 mph
  • The i30 N can be had in either a six-speed manual with the e-LSD or Hyundai’s coveted N DCT, eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with N Grin Shift, N Power Shift and N Track Sense Shift high-performance driving features

Safety:

  • Active Head Restraints
  • Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) with Forward Collision Warning System
  • Blind Spot Collision Warning (BCW) (Hatch only)
  • Airbags - Front, Front Side & Curtain Airbags with Front Passenger De-Activation Switch
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
  • Lane Departure Warning System with Lane Keep Assist (LKAS)
  • Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
  • Hill-start Assist Control (HAC)
  • ISOfix Child Seat Anchorage Points - Rear

Other comfort and aesthetic features on offer are: gloss black door mirrors, rear spoiler, privacy glass, black headlining, N branded door sills, a leather-wrapped, heated steering wheel, gear lever, manual handbrake lever, keyless entry with an engine start-stop button, heated drivers and passenger seats with full electric adjustment, driver’s side memory function, extendable seat cushions, wireless charging pad and rear camera with front and rear sensors.

Ashley Andrew, Managing Director, Hyundai Motor UK said, “i30 N took the world by surprise at its launch, with customers and media alike impressed by our first ever hot hatch resulting in a vehicle with such accomplished dynamics. With enhanced performance levels, improved equipment specifications and technical additions such as the multi-function 8 speed N DCT, New i30 N will go even further to satisfy the enthusiast driver looking for real-world driving enjoyment.” (MT)

 

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