Hyundai has authoritatively reviewed the Kona N SUV in front of its uncover in the coming weeks. Set to go on special in global business sectors before the center of 2021. The Ford Puma ST rival joins the as of late uncovered i20 N and grounded i30 N as the third mainstay of the N sub-brand’s reach.
Hyundai Kona N: outside and inside
Official model shots and renders of the Kona N uncover key execution centered styling subtleties including new chunkier guards and side skirt expansions, huge twin-leave exhaust pipes, another back spoiler and a bespoke wheel configuration concealing amplified brakes with red-painted calipers. The inside, as well, will get the typical N changes including sports seats, explicit trim itemizing and profoundly configurable drive modes.
Hyundai Kona N: powertrain subtleties
The Hyundai Kona N controlled by a 2.0-liter turbocharged petroleum motor driving the front wheels. It will offer with an eight-speed, wet double grip transmission, named N DCT.
The utilization of the 2.0-liter motor, adjusted from the i30 N. It is intriguing as assumptions were that the model would utilize the 1.6-liter unit of the related i20 N, which puts out 203hp. That was at that point more impressive than the Kona N’s primary opponent. The 200hp Puma ST so it stays not yet clear if the model will offered with the 250hp or 280hp yields of the i30 N.
While the Kona N will at first be a front-wheel-drive. The standard Kona can be specced with four-wheel drive on top models, so it’s conceivable the brand will use that. It will likewise highlight a Launch Control framework. A capacity significantly more powerful in four-wheel-drive vehicles.
Hyundai N additionally guarantees it will highlight an “passionate sound insight” – prone to be a reference to advanced sound generators to improve the motor note. Till Wartenburg, head of N brand the board and motorsport, claims the hot SUV will have “a lot of adaptability just as the driving joy like some other N vehicle. Aficionados will appreciate taking this vehicle anyplace, from street to the track.”
A bespoke body set-up will supplement the force update, with stiffer suspension and execution brakes fitted.
Hyundai Kona N: more data
While there is no news yet on whether the Kona N will be brought to India. Hyundai will present its N-line sub-brand in India with the dispatch of the i20 N-Line in mid-2021. The Korean carmaker is additionally considering the dispatch of the all out i20 N hot hatchback.
The standard Kona in the interim, gotten a mid-cycle facelift in September a year ago. Complete with restyled outsides and more innovation inside. Universally, Hyundai likewise divulged the facelifted Kona Electric in November a year ago. In India however, Hyundai keeps on retailing the pre-facelift Kona Electric. The costs for which range from Rs 23.76-23.95 lakh (ex-display area, Delhi).
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