Hot new Hyundai KONA N SUV joins growing line-up of high-performance models
There’s no doubt that Korean car manufacturer is taking it up to the Japanese and Europeans. Hyundai’s first performance model, i30 N is a stonker of a car and track approved unlike most other hot hatches. And 2021 will bring the Hyundai Kona N to our shores followed by i20 N, i30 N Sedan and others.
Until I get the opportunity to drive the Kona and give you my opinion, here’s some informaiton from Hyundai which is sure to whet the appetite of all young racers.
- All-new KONA N is the first SUV in Hyundai’s high-performance N line-up
- Versatile SUV package equipped with eight-speed N DCT and 2.0L turbo engine for uncompromised driving fun
- Eight exciting new N and N Line products planned to launch in Australia by the end of 2021?
12 January, 2021 – Hyundai Motor Company today confirmed that the newest member of its N brand will be the hotly anticipated all-new KONA N – the first SUV in the high-performance line-up.
“As N brand’s first ‘hot SUV’, KONA N will offer plenty of versatility and driving thrills that N-thusiasts have come to expect from the brand. You can take this vehicle anywhere – from road to the track,” said Till Wartenberg, Vice President and Head of N Brand Management and Motorsport Subdivision at Hyundai Motor Company.
The all-new KONA N will be available with an eight-speed wet dual-clutch transmission, known as N DCT. Combined with a 2.0L turbo engine, it is sure to deliver a powerful and nimble driving experience. Also, like any other N models, the all-new KONA N will be equipped with a variety of high-performance driving features, such as launch control and an exciting sound experience.
Hyundai’s high-performance N brand, which started with i30 N and i30 Fastback N is set to aggressively expand in 2021 with the addition of KONA N, i20 N and i30 Sedan N.
In total eight exciting new N and N Line products are planned to launch in Australia by the end of 2021.
More KONA N details will be announced in the coming weeks.
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