Hyundai has previewed the facelifted 2021 i30 N that might be obtainable with an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission for the primary time.
In teaser pictures shared on-line by the South Korean automaker, we’re supplied with our first take a look at the refined physique. Like the remainder of the facelifted i30 vary, the brand new N mannequin’s entrance fascia might be extra aggressive with an enlarged grille, angular air intakes, and rounded out by new headlights with LED daytime working lights.
Elsewhere, we are able to see the facelifted i30 N might be geared up with a set of latest 19-inch cast wheels that assist to save lots of 14 kg (30.eight lbs) of unsprung weight over the outgoing i30 N. Spin round to the rear and we are able to see new taillights, enlarged tailpipes, and an aggressive new diffuser.
The large information associated to the up to date i30 N is the truth that it will likely be obtainable with a moist eight-speed dual-clutch transmission already obtainable on the 2021 Veloster N. This transmission includes a handful of modes aimed toward making it all of the extra pleasant to driver. For instance, there’s an ‘N Grin Shift’ mode that will increase peak torque from 260 lb-ft to 278 lb-ft by way of a turbocharger overboost setting. The transmission additionally as an ‘N Power Shift’ mode that’s engaged when the automobile accelerates with greater than 90 per cent throttle.
The new i30 N will proceed to be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine producing as much as 271 hp. Hyundai has but to disclose if the entry-level 246 hp variant will proceed to be supplied in choose markets.