New Hyundai i20 N , Hyundai can take the fight to the fete ST with whole new hot version of its i20 supermini below its own N performance brand
Hyundai is coming up with associate degree i20 N hot hatchback to rival for the forthcoming next-gen Ford F ST, the recently launched Polo GTI and also the Toyota Yaris GRMN, motor vehicle categorical will reveal.
The Korean brand’s performance sub-division is close to launch its initial product, the i30 N five-door hatchback. And it'll follow up that automotive with 2 a lot of launches within the next eighteen months - the Veloster N (unlikely to be sold-out within the UK) and a hot version of the style-focused five-door i30 Fastback.
Auto categorical understands that the priority once those 2 vehicles is to urge a hot i20 to plug, serving to to support Hyundai’s more and more booming efforts within the World Rally Championship with the New Hyundai i20 WRC. The director of N, ex-BMW M division man Albert Francis Charles Augustus Emmanuel Biermann, is obsessed on the concept of quick superminis.
When asked at a recent event in peninsula if N might expand its line-up to incorporate cars smaller than the i30, Biermann replied,
““Of course. Why would we have a tendency to limit ourselves to C-segment? There square measure a lot of hot superminis out there - Polo GTI, Fiesta ST, Peugeot 208 and even Toyota now could be doing one [Yaris GRMN]. There’s an honest market out there.”
The hot Hyundai i20 can use a tuned version of the car’s one.6-litre turbocharged engine that’s probably to supply around 200bhp. It’ll be front-wheel drive, and a few versions square measure probably to feature associate degree electronic front differential. Hyundai is probably going to require the same approach with the i20 to the one it's following with Hyundai i30; the five-door version of the New i20 N are going to be comparatively refined, permitting a lot of extreme styling modifications on the ‘niche’ version of the automotive, the three-door.
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