Video: Hyundai i30 N Performance, 5 Things


As motoring journalists, nothing excites us more than the arrival of a new sports car, and especially one that’s been raved about so much by our international industry friends.

Perhaps the collective begging by all of us Malaysian motoring journalists was a little too much to handle for Hyundai Sime Darby Motor, as they’ve just brought the hottest kimchi onto our shores, the Hyundai i30 N Performance!

Underneath the hood of the Hyundai i30 N is a 2.0-litre turbocharged T-GDi engine, capable of pushing out 275 hp and 353 Nm of torque. The overboost function momentarily increases the torque output by 8%, up to 378 Nm.

The i30 N is only available with a six-speed manual transmission, though that shouldn’t be a problem for anyone looking to own this car. If you’re fast enough, you can even do 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds.

The Korean hot hatch is priced at RM298,888, and only 20 units are available, exclusively through Lazada. Does it have what it takes to challenge that white Civic Type R?


Woon

Woon

Believes that a car is more than just numbers and facts, it's about the emotions they convey. Any car can be the right car for someone, but he'll probably pick a hot hatch over anything else.
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