As you’re probably aware, I was quite a fan of the i30 N. It’s a cracker of a car, literally in the case of the exhaust system. While I’m a big fan of its restrained approach to styling, not everybody is.
Cars like this tend to attract the modder crowd so Hyundai’s N is going to offer a whole bunch of customisation options.
N Option Exterior
This is properly tasty, no? The usual stuff is here – wing, stripes, wheels, that sort of thing.
The carbon fibre rear wing features the N logo, there’s a vented carbon bonnet (hood for our American friends), a new grille with N logo and a set of lightweight cast alloys. Wrapped in semi-slicks, obviously, because Hyundai doesn’t mind you flinging the N around a track.
The quad muffler system should make the crackling even louder.
N Option Interior
I like what I see here.
Fat Alcantara steering wheel? Check. Complete with centre marker, too.
Racy bucket seats, again with Alcantara and N logos? Check. Those slots at the shoulders look very AMG, but I’ll survive.
Alcantara trim and carbon fibre dash inserts? Er, obviously. I quite like the dashtop covered in the
The shifter looks a bit blingy, but hey, these are all options.
When and how much?
Ha, yeah. I don’t know about you, but the press release is a bit light-on for actual detail. Yes, it’s a show car (in its own shade of paint), but the press release says that N Option gear is coming soon. It doesn’t say if you can retrofit any of this stuff or even how much the bits will cost.
So I guess we just have to wait?