The 'N' stands for Namyang, Hyundai Motor's global R&D Centre in Korea, where the idea was born, and for the Nürburgring, home to Hyundai Motor's European Test Centre, where the N line up was further developed and tested. The N logo symbolises a chicane, the ultimate corner where the i30 N has been tested thoroughly, representing the ultimate driving experience on winding roads.
Power is delivered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine featuring direct injection, variable valve timing and turbocharging to produce 202kW and 353Nm. Anoverboostfunction allows peak torque to rise to 378Nm for brief full-throttle applications, delivering exhilarating performance and allowing the 0-100km/h sprint to be dispatched in 6.1 seconds.
State-of-the-art high-performance technologies provide an dynamic and engaging driving experience. With four drive modes – Normal, Sport, Eco, and N-mode, plus a driver-selectable Custom mode, the driver can tailor the driving experience to their tastes and the specific driving scenario.
The exclusive N sports interior includes heavily bolstered N sports seats, bespoke N steering wheel with dedicated N-mode button, as well as an N specific race computer which features a lap timer, G-force meter, boost gauge, and programmable custom drive-mode control.