Hyundai i30: First images of the new edition

Frankfurt am Main, 10 August 2016

Five years: Where other car manufacturers are planning a facelift, Hyundai brings a completely new car. So it's happening soon at the Hyundai i30. The third generation of the compact car is available at the Paris Motor Show (1st to 16th October 2016). As an appetizer, the Koreans show already first images.

A touch of nothing

On them, it is clear that the new Hyundai i30 at the design language based on the smaller i20. Front of the i30 is similar to the Ioniq or an Infiniti according to opinion. Much Hyundai reveals not still and speaks only of the new "Cascades grille". In addition, the new i30 in Europe had been designed, developed and tested.

Future with Turbo

ERGO is for now only us one and one together. The still current i30 is 4.30 metres long, because not much will change, outgrown not Golf class. Motors it is likely to remain at the diesel engines with 110 and 136 HP, but a change is likely in terms of gasoline. There the one liter turbo three-cylinder with 100 HP replaces the equally strong 1.4-litre vacuum cleaner. At the point of 1600ers with 135 HP, whose brother could move even though the Turbo only 120 horsepower. It makes possible a maximum torque of 172 NM, so far 164 Newton metres. A hybrid or even plug-in hybrid is unlikely, the Ioniq takes over this part. But a Golf GTI rival called i30 N is already confirmed. Here is speculation about about 270 HP. (rh)