Hyundai i30 Premium Hatchback Revealed Prior to Paris Motor Show
South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer unveiles the third-generation i30 hatch before its official launch at the Paris motor show 2016. Hyundai i30 would be the first ever high-performance model from the manufacturer to be launched under the ‘N’ brand.
The hatchback will make its debut in European showrooms by early 2017. New i30 manages to house all the latest design and features in the present Hyundai. The car gets the new Fluidic Sculpture design, sharper and edgier styling courtesy which enhances the out view of the vehicle.
On the front profile, the cascading grille observed in the second-generation i10 (grand i10) remained same. i30 equipped with all-LED lighting for both low and high beam, three-projector setup headlight, vertically placed daytime running LEDs.
Along with projector fog lamps, fog lamps and an array of alloy wheels in also provided with 15,16,17 inches option. The new offering from Hyundai boasts excellent in-cabin with a symmetric layout for the dashboard and carries a good boot space of 395 liters.
A five/eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system is also provided along with inductive wireless charge option, Google Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay.
Concerning protective equipment, Hyundai i30 features Blind Spot Detector (BSD), Driver Attention Alert (DAA), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Rear-Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), High Beam Assist (HBA) and seven airbags which include knee airbag as well.
The vehicle sports a 1.4-litre T-GDi turbocharged petrol engine. Which churns out a top power of 140 PS and releases a torque up to 242Nm. The motor is likely to couple with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic transmission.
In addition to this, Hyundai may include other petrol and diesel engine options as well. With these top-notch features, the Hyundai i30 may bag a premium price around Rs. 14- 16 lakhs, if it makes it to the Indian States.