Currently the automotive market is being enlivened by hatchback products that carry large power. This seems to trigger Hyundai to participate in this segment. The South Korean manufacturer is reportedly preparing for 2018 Hyundai i20 N which will be a rival for Ford Fiesta ST, VW Polo GTI, and Yaris GRMN (Gazo Racing Masters of the Nurburging).
The letter “N” in its name is the symbol of a special division deliberately designed to design i20 to be more powerful. Of the issues that have been circulated, 2018 Hyundai i20 N according to the plan will use a turbocharged engine that has a capacity of 1600 cc and can generate power to 200 horsepower.
In addition to having a cool rival, 2018 Hyundai i20 N was chosen because of its background which is already often used as one of the models on the mat World Rally Championship. Even so, the Hyundai will also still develop the N division to design other models, in order to provide more choices to consumers.
Director of Hyundai N Division, Albert Biermann said that his side would not limit themselves to the C segment alone. The reason, there are many supermini which have great power, such as Polo GTI, Fiesta ST, Peugeot 208. Even Toyota is currently making a new product (Yaris GRMN). This means that if this segment can indeed be a good market.
2018 Hyundai i20 N itself according to estimates will be released after the N division completed in working on Veloster N and i30 N. As is known, that South Korean automotive manufacturer is now being focused to finish both models.
For additional information, Toyota equips the most ferocious model, Yaris GRMN with a capacity of 1800 cc engine that comes with a supercharger. The engine is picked up is also paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Hatchback from Japan was able to spew out power up to 205 horsepower. With the production of power of that size, can be said if this car is quite frightening behind the body size is quite small.