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Hyundai's i20 hatch gains N-Sport power boost

2015-08-28 08:58

FINALLY SOME STREET CRED? Hyundai has launched the new i20 N-Sport in South Africa, it features more power and upgraded styling details.Image:Hyundai

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Hyundai has added a new model to its popular i20 range in South Africa - the N-Sport.

  •  New N-Sport in SA
  •  Power increased to 85kW/160Nm
  •  New body kit

CAPE TOWN - Hyundai has added a new variant to its popular i20 range - the N-Sport. The new hatchback gains style tweaks and an increase in power.

The N-Sport is powered by the same four-cyclinder 1.4 litre engine, mated to a six-speed manual, as its siblings though tuned to deliver 85kW/160Nm (up from 74kW/133Nm).

The i20 sits on independent MacPherson strut suspension at the front and semi-independent torsion beam at the rear.

SPORTY BODY KIT

The new i20 made its South African debut in February 2015, and the N-Sport adds an arguably cooler variant to the local range.

The N-Sport gains new 17" alloy rims, a stainless steel free-flow exhaust and N-badges on the front mudguards and rear door.

Its sport body kit comprises new side-skirts, front and rear bumper trim and a spoiler.

Gallery: Hyundai i20 N-Sport

Standard kit includes auto folding side-mirrors, smartphone dock with USB, Aux and Bluetooth connectivity.

PRICE

Hyundai i20 range N-Sport - R235 500

Price includes a three-year or 60 000km service plan and five-year or 150 000km warranty.

NEW N-SERIES: Hyundai's i20 range now benefits from an N-Sport variant. Image: Hyundai


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