Hyundai is preparing something big. Something very big. The premiere of the new sports section Hyundai N, which aims to introduce a new generation of sporty passenger cars of the hyundai brand, is near. And as we go forward, that one of the main products will be a Hyundai i30 with a turbocharged 2.0-liter. A Hyundai i30 very spicy that you want to enter into the struggle with the Ford Focus ST, Renault Megane RS and Honda Civic Type-R, among others. And now we can go anticipating two details extremely important. The first, that we can expect from him for more than 260 HP of power. The second, still being a compact street sports car debut will occur in the circuit, in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring 2016.
Hyundai has decided that the prototype development of this Hyundai i30 2.0 Turbo is present in the 24 Hours of Nürburgring to continue his development.
why the 24 Hours of Nürburgring? The endurance race which is held every year on the Nordschleife is the perfect stage to set up a street sports car. Probably one of racing’s most spectacular and picturesque, by the fact that in it we can see sharing a track sports of very diverse kinds, from GT racing to sports to street prepared, past classics and other rarities.
Hyundai has confirmed the presence of two cars based on their production models, a Hyundai i30 Turbo, to the test. Have you built Hyundai a rival for the SEAT Leon FR?
“>Hyundai i30 1.6 Turbo and a Hyundai Veloster. But it has also confirmed the presence of the aforementioned Hyundai i30 engine 2.0 Turbo, which in essence is a prototype development that will serve to put to point to the version more sporty and powerful as the Hyundai i30. And what better than a career of a sport?
In the first video that we have been presented Hyundai, by way of foretaste of what is to come, we can already see some interesting data. In the fleeting images that present to us the bank’s power of its development centre in Namyang (South Korea) we see how this engine will deliver more than 200 HP and 370 Nm at 4,000 rpm and over 260 HP at 6,000 rpm. With these figures we are to assume that the Hyundai i30 may stand as a rival very serious for the category of compact sports.
Hyundai confirms that about 40% of the components of this Hyundai i30 2.0 Turbo are of new development. This compact sports debut engine, transmission, suspension, shock absorbers, and a host of components ranging from the address, to wheel, passing through the defenses. The unit, which will be competing at the Nürburgring, by the way, will be equipped with security systems is essential in a competition automóvilística, starting with the harnesses and the roll cage.
Hyundai will feature Bruno Beulen, one of their drivers, testers, and three other specialists at the Nordschleife, Michael Bohrer, Alexander Köppen and Rory Pettinen, alternating the controls of this Hyundai i30 to continue the development of this compact sporty, which has already completed more than 480 laps (10,000 miles) on the Nordschleife in the last few weeks.