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    Next-Gen Hyundai i20 N Performance Variant On The Way

    by Swati Sanchayi on Tuesday, Feb 19 2019


    Korean automaker, Hyundai is taking a shot at an all-new execution situated rendition of the mainstream i20 hatchback. The Hyundai i20 N execution variation is booked to be propelled in 2020. This execution vehicle will test any semblance of Ford Fiesta ST and the Volkswagen Polo GTI in the UK showcase.

    Hyundai had presented the execution sub-brand "N" in 2017. The organization had propelled the execution situated i30 N in 2017, which was trailed by the i30 N Fastback in 2018. In 2019, Hyundai didn't present any new item under this execution sub-brand. The organization's attention was for the most part on the electric and crossover autos like the Kona SUV and the overhauled IONIQ. In the event that a most recent media report is to be trusted the Hyundai i20 N will be propelled in 2020.


    The hot hatchback is required to get an adjusted motor with a higher power yield, changed solidified and brought down suspension, execution brakes and more straightforward proportion directing. The motor changes and suspension alterations will be in-accordance with that of the i30 N. The Hyundai i20 N is relied upon to be controlled by a 1.6- liter T- GDI petroleum motor that right now controls the UK-spec Tucson and offers 175 bhp of intensity. This motor is probably going to be changed for higher power yield to coordinate the fragment heads like the Ford Fiesta ST and VW Polo GTI offering over 200 bhp of power.

    Not just i20 N, Hyundai is additionally taking a shot at the N-marked adaptation of the Tucson. The execution SUV is required to offer over 300 bhp of intensity and will go up against the Cupra Ateca in the UK showcase. It will likewise get a four- wheel drive system. It is very right on time to remark whether this i20 N execution model will touch base in India or not. Keeping the rising interest for execution vehicles in India, Hyundai could get this hatchback India. For the Indian market, Hyundai is setting up a sub- 4 meter SUV called the STYX and the cutting edge Grand i10.


    Currently, Prices for the Hyundai Elite i20 start from Rs 5.43 lakh and go up to Rs 9.23 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The Hyundai Elite i20 is available in five variants- Era, Magna Executive, Sportz, Asta and Asta Option. The 2018 Elite i20 is available with two engine and transmission options - a 1.2- litre petrol engine that produces 82 bhp and 115 Nm mated to a 5- speed manual and a CVT transmission. Second is a 1.4- litre U2 CRDi Diesel engine that is mated to a 6- speed manual and puts out 89 bhp and 220 Nm. On the features front, the new Elite i20 gets a 7- inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and MirrorLink compatibility, rear parking camera (display on infotainment screen) with sensors, automatic climate control with rear AC vents, cooled glove box, electrically foldable and adjustable ORVMs with welcome function and automatic projector headlamps with LED DRLs and positioning lamps, among others.

    In terms of safety, the new Elite i20 gets dual front airbags and ABS as standard across the range. The top- spec Asta (O) variant gets four airbags and ISOFIX hold seat anchors in addition to the standard equipment. The new 2018 Elite i20 rivals the Maruti Suzuki Baleno, Honda Jazz, Ford Freestyle and the Volkswagen Polo. Stay tuned to for further updates on the next- gen Hyundai Elite i20.



    A diverse bilingual (English and Hindi) Copywriter and Content Creator based in New Delhi, India. With a degree in Journalism, I always had an inclination towards writing.

    As a writer, I have worked on content related to automobile, technology, travel, lifestyle, photography and many more.

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