Hyundai i30 N: With the endorsement of Thierry Neuville

Hyundai Motor is conducting winter tests with the i30 N, a model that will be the third member of the i30 family, following the launch of the i30 Wagon at the Geneva Motor Show.

The first Hyundai Motor Model N, to be launched in the second half of 2017, will bring together the experience of top competition and the development of high-performance road vehicles, creating maximum driving pleasure on the road and on the track with a accessible high-performance car.

During the final winter tests in Sweden, Hyundai Motorsport World Rally driver Thierry Neuville tested the car on a frozen lake to get a feel for its performance and to provide feedback to engineers to further improve the performance. development process. His feelings were recorded on video for the most enthusiastic to enjoy.

“The engineers have done a great job on the gearbox and differential. There is good traction and good stability in the slippery test conditions. And it is very easy to operate. A normal driver should have a racing car-like feel, "said Neuville.

Hyundai Motor is undergoing winter testing in Arjeplog, Sweden, to develop and fine-tune the car's dynamic systems. The Electronic Stability Control, Self-Locking Differential, shock absorbers, suspension and tires are being tested under extreme weather conditions, with temperatures as low as 30 degrees below zero.

“The main objective for us is to guarantee driving pleasure. Symbolizing a chicana, the N logo embodies this aspect, an agile vehicle that is fun to drive, ”said Alexander Eichler, Head of High Performance Vehicle Development and Testing at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center.



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