One particular of the greatest choices manufactured by any automaker in the very last number of yrs has been Hyundai’s choosing of BMW M effectiveness bosses Albert Biermann and Thomas Schemera. The fruits of their labour are immense, with new racecars, a midengine hatchback concept, the fantastic new Veloster N and now the impending Hyundai Elantra N sedan with its new engine.
News of the all-new generation efficiency Elantra N sedan, established to premiere alongside the Veloster N in the Korean automaker’s general performance paddock, arrived tucked in the expose of the new Hyundai Elantra N TCR race car, obviously.
The new Elantra N TCR (Touring Automobile Racing) and its two.-litre 4-cylinder motor will encourage the manufacturing model of the N sedan established to debut in the 2022 design 12 months. The TCR will change from the current Hyundai TCR lineup’s hydraulic steering to electronic but will hold the acquainted six-pace paddle-change gearbox as the European i30 TCR and U.S. Veloster N TCR buyer racecars.
Even so, there are no electric power aspects on the new powertrain in either creation or racing spec nevertheless, but Hyundai did launch a camouflaged online video teaser of the pre-generation Hyundai Elantra N sedan and its exhaust take note at the stop of this moment-long clip:
It seems like a farty four-cylinder, for absolutely sure!
The new Elantra N road motor vehicle will slot above the current Elantra N-Line, which characteristics a 1.six-litre inline 4-cylinder tuned to a respectable 201 horsepower and 88 kg-ft of torque, and it’s accessible with an optional six-pace guide transmission in excess of an automated. It’ll go on sale in December at all-around $US27,000 ($37,657), Car and Driver reports.
But let’s back again up to the handbook for a next. Could that necessarily mean the hotter N product will also get a adhere? Can Hyundai supply where by the new Mazda3 Turbo has not so significantly? Will we at any time be happy? I never know, but Hyundai is truly scorching appropriate now, so let’s hold the bash heading.