Frankfurt: Hyundai i10 N Line unveiled

  • Frankfurt: Hyundai i10 N Line unveiled

Frankfurt: Hyundai i10 N Line unveiled

Hyundai has shown the sporty top-spec version of the new third-gen Hyundai i10 at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. Say hello to the 2020 i10 N Line.

This is the fourth Hyundai model to get the N-Line treatment globally after the i30, i30 Fastback, and the Tucson. The new grille seems to suit its sporting addendums and there's redesigned bumpers at both ends, with a dinky diffuser at the rear. There are also neat touches of red which further denote the hatchback's newfound sportiness. Finally, the LED daytime running lights have been refreshed to deliver a snazzier appearance.

A statement from Hyundai said "all learnings" from the electric Veloster would be shared with Hyundai's research and development facility in South Korea, as the brand shifts towards a "wider strategy" of developing electric road cars. Hints of red are scattered throughout the cabin which gives it a motorsport-like vibe. This includes an N-branded steering wheel and gearstick, while the dashboard gets red air vents and ventilation controls. And, like the standard i10, a touchscreen infotainment and an automatic climate control system are available for the A-segment hatch.

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Hyundai has unveiled the all-new i10.

From launch, the new Hyundai i10 is sold with a 100PS three-cylinder 1.0-litre T-GDi engine with 172Nm of torque.

"We have a detailed test programme for the Veloster N ETCR, supported by the fully trained and experienced team of engineers at Hyundai Motorsport; we can't wait to see the auto in action for the first time". It manages 99hp and 172Nm of torque, but if that's too much for you there's also the 1.2-liter four-cylinder with 83hp. But should they bring it here, the i10 N Line would make for a great contender up against the Honda Brio RS, and the rest of the local A-segment lineup.