Hyundai has announced more details regarding the mid-life update for the 2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N ahead of its Australian debut in the fourth quarter of 2023. The new sports car will launch alongside the new facelifted lineup, which is scheduled to get a hybrid version to be the first hybrid option in Australia. Hyundai Australia has yet to reveal local prices and specifications, however, the headquarters in Korea has released information on the latest model.
2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N Redesign
Other features that can be considered performance-oriented include the rev-matching function, launch controls, and N Power Shift (NPS) as well as N Track Sense Shift (NTS). The availability of these features is contingent on the transmission you choose for. There’s also an adjustable rear stiffness bar as well as a ring of struts with four points to support the suspension on your front.
The exterior changes to the refreshed i30 Sedan N include refreshed front and rear bumpers, 19-inch alloy wheels forged by the manufacturer, and black badges. Inside, it has an electronic park brake as well as Digital Key 2 Touch which lets you unlock the car using an iPhone as well as Apple Watch, as well as heated front- and second-row seats.
There’s a wide range of N-specific informational features, including N Track Map and N Sound Equalizer (NSE). The latter feature allows the driver to enhance the exhaust sound by using an internal speaker. It has “High Performance”, and ‘Sporty” as well as ‘TCR and ‘Rally’ options available. Additionally, there’s a Hyundai N app that allows owners with access to lap times along with driving record sharing, and information about the circuit.
Its predecessor, the 2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N, known as the Elantra N and Avante N in other markets, is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine that generates 206kW of power as well as 393Nm of torque. It also has an over-boost option in the autonomic system called “N Grin Shift increasing the power to 213kW over 20 minutes. The drive is only sent through the front axle using the manual six-speed or the eight-speed dual-clutch, wet-type automatic transmission equipped with an adjustable electromechanical front differential, which helps transfer torque to the tarmac.
In terms of safety, the 2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N picks up additional airbags, increasing the total to eight in addition to receiving the ability to adjust cruise controls, Blind-Spot Monitor, and a camera with a surround-view view as well as a built-in dash camera. Other safety features that the i30 Sedan N retains include blind-spot monitoring and rear cross-traffic alerts as well as lane-keep assistance, Safe exit notification, and Intelligent Speed Limit Assist along with both rear and front parking sensors.
2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N Price & Relase Date
It is expected that the 2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N will top the range of facelifted models as it comes out at the end of 2023. In terms of pricing, you can expect an incremental increase from the current model’s price of $50,200 before on-road pricing. Australian purchasers are in the position of choosing between the manual six-speed and the dual-clutch eight-speed auto at absolutely no cost.