Tag: Hyundai i30

2020 Was A Great Year For Hot Hatches And A Bad Year For Easy Buying Decisions

It may never have been harder to pick a new hot hatch than it is today. With so many great options to choose from, especially for Europeans (and whatever UK residents call themselves now), choice paralysis must surely be at an all time high. Fortunately, Top Gear is here with its latest YouTube video designed […]

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FWD Hot Hatch Track Battle: VW Golf GTI Vs. Hyundai i30 N Vs. Ford Focus ST

Three of the best front-wheel drive hot hatchbacks on the market, the new Volkswagen Golf GTI, the pre-facelifted Hyundai i30 N and the Ford Focus ST, got together at the Hockenheim GP to find out which one’s quicker. The first put through its paces against the clock was the Golf GTI. The German model uses […]

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Hyundai i30 N Looks WRC-Ready Thanks To Prior Design’s Widebody Kit

Τhe Hyundai i30 N now has a sportier look courtesy of Prior Design. The front-wheel drive compact hot hatch has been fitted with a widebody kit made of fiberglass-Dura-Flex, which is aimed at the pre-facelifted version of the car. Highlights include the new apron and extensions added to the sides of the front bumper, fender […]

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2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan Lands In Australia, Available From AU$24,790

The latest-generation Hyundai Elantra has just been announced for the Australian market where it will be sold as the i30 Sedan. The car retains the same striking exterior and interior design as the U.S. model, which means a very angular and striking appearance with sharp lines, prominent body creases and an altogether sophisticated and premium […]

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Hyundai i30 N Dares Challenge The Honda Civic Type R In A Drag Race

<!––> <!––> The Honda Civic Type R and Hyundai i30 N are arguably the two best front-wheel drive hot hatches currently on sale, but which is the quickest in a straight-line? To find out, Cars.co.za over in Cape Town, South Africa lined up the two for a drag race. While the examples tested weren’t the […]

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Updated Hyundai i30 N Goes Official With 8-Speed DCT, Less Weight And Better Safety Tech

No more teasers or previews, meet the real deal in Hyundai’s updated i30 N hot hatch. The Korean brand claims the car has been enhanced with a focus on performance, and it all starts with the available N DCT gearbox. Other novelties include new 19-inch alloy wheels and N Light Seats, allowing for additional weight […]

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Facelifted 2021 Hyundai i30 N Strips Away Some Of Its Camouflage

Two prototypes of the facelifted 2021 Hyundai i30 N have been spotted lapping the Nurburgring in anger. Pictured below is the updated i30 N in both Fastback and Hatchback guises. While we have seen other prototypes in the past, Hyundai has kindly removed some of the camouflage on these two, providing us with a better […]

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Hyundai i30 N Hits The Track In Facelifted Form With A DCT

<!––> <!––> The Hyundai i30 N has been a runaway success for the South Korean automaker and for 2021, it will receive a facelift and be available with a dual-clutch transmission. Following in the footsteps of the rest of the i30 range, the new hot hatch will receive updated front and rear fascias that promise […]

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