Built to deliver thrilling driving pleasure for everyone, the Hyundai i30 N delivers in everyday life on the road, as well as during those special days on the racetrack. With technology taken from motorsport and then developed at the Nürburgring, the world’s most challenging circuit, the i30 N has been built for driving enthusiasts and the most demanding of owners. With a unique and focused character, state-of-the-art features and up to 275PS of power, the N is the pinnacle of the Hyundai hot hatch.
Focused on fun
The i30 N has been developed to make your heart beat faster. Two models are available: the Hyundai i30 N and the Hyundai i30 N Performance. The engine sound from the Performance model embodies the N’s high-performance potential. The power delivered from its overboost function enhances the feeling of acceleration, whilst the 2.0 turbocharged inline 4 engine can give a torque boost of 25Nm. With a 0-62mph time of just 6.1 seconds for the Performance model and 6.4 seconds for the standard i30 N, these Hyundai hot hatches know a thing or two about raw performance. The chassis summons maximum traction, control and precision for an unrivalled feeling through corners. The result is a Hyundai that places the emphasis on sharp performance and driving excitement. With performance at its heart and the latest technology bred for the racetrack, the i30 N is capable of incredible performance combined with unbeatable durability. That means you can enjoy all the capabilities of the i30 N on the track for as long as you can enjoy them on the road.
The Hyundai i30 N’s specification includes:
Choose the i30 N Performance model and you’ll also get:
You also have the option of producing a 12.7kg weight reduction by choosing the no-cost option of cloth seats.
An everyday sports car
The i30 N is as suitable for commuting in comfort on weekdays as it is ready for the racetrack at the weekend. That’s thanks to the five drive modes – Eco, Normal, Sport, N and N Custom – selected by using two dedicated buttons on the steering wheel. Adjusting settings for the engine, suspension, steering and transmission, the car’s character can be changed to suit the driving environment and your tastes.
Designed for performance
The N features design that is focused on pure performance. Assertive front and rear bumpers with fresh air inlets at the front, a new rear spoiler and a powerful stance reflect the extreme character of this Hyundai hot hatch. Form truly does follow function, with the bodywork providing the perfect blend of attributes, so that the N is at once aerodynamic through the air and stable at high speeds, helped by the front splitter and rear wing spoiler producing excellent aerodynamic balance. This provides the best possible driving experience and exceptional racetrack capabilities.
The Hyundai N’s interior has been designed to enhance the connection between driver and car in all areas. A specially designed steering wheel and ball-type gear knob improve driver feel, while exclusively developed N sport seats offer maximum support in all driving situations. An electronic instrument panel with a with a 4.2” LCD is specifically made for passionate drivers and features soft blue lighting. It incorporates a shift-timing indicator positioned at the top of the cluster, along with a variable LED tachometer. Other standard features include smart adaptive speed control and keyless entry with an engine start/stop button.
Namyang and Nürburgring
The i30 N was born in Namyang, Hyundai Motor’s worldwide R&D Centre in Korea, and honed at the Nürburgring, the world-famous 12.9-mile race circuit in Germany where Hyundai Motor’s European test centre is based. N stands for those two locations and symbolises a chicane, the essence of Hyundai’s high-performance car development. Strongly inspired by motorsport, the N has been developed using the experience and knowledge gained from competing in the FIA World Rally Championship. The i30 N is a product of all this and more, and it represents the pinnacle of Hyundai’s driving passion.
Performance with safety
The i30 N comes with a range of safety systems that ensure the chances of accidents are minimised and occupants are protected at all times. With Autonomous Emergency Braking, the i30 alerts the driver of an imminent collision, applying emergency braking to avoid an impact when necessary. Other systems come on line to assist you in specific driving situations, making for more relaxed and less stressful journeys.
The colour of performance
You can choose from five Hyundai colours for your i30 N: Engine Red, Clean Slate, Polar White, Micron Grey or Phantom Black. In addition, there’ s brand new colour, Performance Blue, specifically formulated for the N, thanks to inspiration from the Hyundai Motorsports WRC and TCR programmes. Overall, the exterior look is enhanced by the black bezel headlamps and horizontal LED daylight running lights.
The Hyundai i30 N is available now from £25,495 which includes a five-year unlimited mileage warranty, a five-year roadside assistance package and five years of free annual health checks.
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