Hyundai is preparing for the first time a full-fledged N version of the i20, a car that has now been caught in public for the first time in a camouflage suit.
In February, Hyundai introduced a new generation of the i20 to the smallest nut. The third generation of Hyundai’s compact hatchback looks a lot sportier than the outgoing generation and Hyundai believes that a full-fledged N version fits well with the new i20. The brand already confirmed the arrival of such a sports version by means of a teaser and now the i20 N has appeared for the first time in a test suit on public roads.
Hyundai i20 N teaser
Just like the N version of the i30, Hyundai’s N division has been actively involved behind the scenes in developing the i20 N. With the sportiest version of the new i20, Hyundai is focusing on cars such as the Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Polo. GTI, models delivering 200 hp to the road via the front wheels. The i20 N gets a similar power, but it remains to be seen from which petrol engine this power will come. The updated i30 will be available with a new 1.5 T-GDI, a machine that delivers 150 and 253 Nm. It is not inconceivable that a more powerful variant of this 1.5 will get a place in the i20 N, but we do not know for sure. We dare to say with certainty that the i20 N will include a better chassis, more powerful braking, two visible exhaust pipes, sporty bumper work and a more direct steering system.