The new Hyundai Kona N has uncovered. It is an exhibition arranged form of the standard Kona. The SUV is the fifth Hyundai to acquire an energetic N-badged variation. After the i20, i30, i30 Fastback and Veloster hatchbacks – and shows up as the firm reports. Its arrangement to grow its N and N-Line reach to 18 models before the finish of 2022.
In worldwide business sectors, the Kona N focused on the firmly related Ford Puma ST execution hybrid, which recently had no immediate opponents.
Hyundai Kona N styling
The Kona N set apart out from standard Konas principally by its unmistakable air bundle, shading coded guards and wide-track wheel plans. It accessible in a selective shade of Sonic Blue. Propelled by the N sub’s brand name Performance Blue which reached out to complements all through the inside.
2021 Hyundai Kona N highlights
The Kona’s infotainment framework has adjusted, as well. At the point when the driver chooses N or Sport mode. The 10.25-inch touchscreen and computerized shows lap times, circuit maps and other significant data in a computer game style design.
Different highlights incorporate a head-up show, a N-restrictive game directing wheel with two customizable N catches. Alcantara embeds all through the lodge, and new game seats, to give some examples. There additionally N logos specked around the inside, as on the stuff shift, hand brake, entryway scrape, and seats.
All Kona N models likewise gain dispatch power, the multimode gearbox and variable exhaust valves as standard.
Powertrain and execution
A turbocharged 2.0-liter four-chamber petroleum motor sends 280hp and 392Nm (figures generally practically identical to those of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport) to the front pivot through Hyundai’s 8-speed double grip programmed gearbox – the N DCT.
This gearbox offers three execution modes. The principal, N Power Shift, locked in when gas pedal info surpasses 90%. It attempts to alleviate any deficiency of force during upshifts to give a smoother speed increase bend, joined by an explosion from the exhaust. Next is the N Grin Shift, which gives a 20sec explosion of greatest execution by immediately changing down to the suitable gear. Hyundai says this mode (which must utilized each 40sec) will particularly valuable on target and will help out and about with consolidating and overwhelming. The last mode, N Track Sense Shift, outfitted towards circuit driving, streamlining gearchanges dependent on driver conduct for speedy lap times.
As far as straight-line execution, the 1,510kg Kona N can break 0-100kph in 5.5sec, when its dispatch control locked in, and proceed to arrive at 240kph.
2021 Hyundai Kona N other mechanical changes
The Kona N likewise accompanies bespoke Pirelli P Zero execution tires folded over lightweight 19-inch produced composites, includes altogether uprated brakes at the front and back, and gains additional body fortifications for improved dependability in cornering.
Of specific note the expansion of an electronically controlled restricted slip differential (eLSD). By decreasing understeer and wheelslip, it empowers the driver to corner at higher rates.
The electrically helped controlling tuned for exactness, straightforwardness and input. While the electronically customizable suspension can be solidified at the hint of a catch.
Will it come to India?
The Korean brand has made no authority declaration with respect to its arrangements to bring the exhibition centered Kona N to India. Nonetheless, Hyundai will present its N-line sub-brand in India with the dispatch of the i20 N-Line in mid-2021. Additionally being considered for dispatch is the out and out i20 N hot hatchback.
Hyundai offers the pre-facelift Kona Electric in India, with costs going from Rs 23.76-23.95 lakh (ex-display area, Delhi). Despite the fact that it merits referencing that the standard Kona got a thorough mid-cycle facelift in September 2020, and surprisingly the facelifted Kona Electric was uncovered in November a year ago.
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