New Hyundai i30NThe New Hyundai i30 N is the South Korean marque’s very first performance car, and is guaranteed to set pulses racing. Building upon the success of the widely praised regular i30 hatchback, the i30 N is ideal for go-getting professionals. It’s also a fine choice for young families, particularly since it comes with a maximum five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.In true Hyundai fashion, it is also an intelligent and efficient model, saving you money on fuel and keeping your CO2 emissions low.
DesignThe elegant yet purposeful i30 N possesses a low-slung ride height, expansive wheel arches and impressively proportioned front air intakes, each giving clues to the car’s performance potential. At the rear, split twin exhausts emit the vehicle’s throaty four-cylinder growl. This hot hatch rides on N-specific 18-inch gloss-black alloy wheels too, which are each fitted with distinctive red brake calipers.The car boasts full-LED head and tail lamps – and a triangular brake light, which is seated within a polished-black rear roof spoiler. Choose your i30 N’s paint finish from Clean Slate, Polar White, Micron Grey, Phantom Black and Engine Red. Or, select Performance Blue – an exclusive N Performance colour that pays tribute to Hyundai’s many racing successes.
technology & innovationA 4.2-inch LCD screen relays the vehicle’s essential driving data, including one of three Electronically Controlled Suspension modes, engine torque, acceleration timing and much more. Also featured as standard is an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system, which includes satellite navigation. Android Auto and Apple CarPlay feature too, enabling you to mirror your smartphone via the car’s display.Providing you and your co-passengers with audio delights aplenty is a six-speaker stereo, while an altogether different soundtrack comes courtesy of the Electronic Sound Generator. This novel piece of technology will deliver the car’s distinctive engine growl via the audio system, whenever you want it to. The supremely safe i30 N comes fully laden with driver aids too, such as Autonomous Emergency Braking, Lane-keep Assist and Lane Departure Warning system.
ComfortThere’s room for five inside, and front-row travellers can settle into cocooning, lumbar-supporting sports seats. Furthermore, both positions feature extendable cushions that deliver enhanced levels of support and comfort.The driver additionally benefits from adjustable seating and a tilting leather-clad steering wheel. The latter is N-specific and multifunctional, and sports a pair of brushed alloy paddles, allowing you to control one of five drive modes. Normal, ECO, ‘N’, Sport and Custom modes ensure that the new i30 N is equally at home on race tracks, motorways, city streets and twisting country lanes.
PerformanceA 2.0-litre petrol engine comes with power outputs of 247bhp or 271bhp, and is mated to six-speed manual transmission that enables rapid, seamless and silky smooth gearshifts. The 247bhp unit delivers 0-60mph in a little over six seconds and a peak torque of 353Nm. It also returns as much as 40.4mpg, and produces a 159g/km CO2 emission figure. The 271bhp option, meanwhile, produces 378Nm of torque and allows the car to proceed from zero to 60mph in a little under six seconds. Each turbocharged unit enables an electronically limited top speed of 155mph.
Models and specification The vehicle comes in i30 N and i30N Performance variation. The latter features, for instance, Active Variable Exhaust System, which provides control of the exhaust decibel level. The Performance edition also comes with Electronic Limited Slip Differential, which enables a seamless combination of speed and agility that makes cornering precise and intuitive. Another desirable feature is Launch Control, which helps the car deliver the swiftest possible acceleration – invaluable when enjoying track meetings or practice sessions.
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