Hyundai i20 is one of the best hatchbacks in the country when it comes to sales. Hyundai has now extended its variant. Hyundai India has taken the wraps off its much-awaited i20 N Line performance hatchback. The i20 N Line is the brand’s first model under the ‘N’ performance brand in the country. It comes with several aesthetic changes and is powered by the same 1.0-litre turbo-petrol as the standard hatchback.
Hyundai Motor India, unveiled and opened bookings for its highly anticipated – i20 N Line, the first model to debut under Hyundai’s N Line range of cars for India. . Customers can now book i20 N Line online on the Hyundai Click to Buy platform or at Hyundai Signature Dealerships across the country for Rs 25,000/- only.
Hyundai has opted for a more subtle approach. It features the same 1.0-litre T-GDi turbo-petrol unit from the outgoing model of the i20.
The hatchback looks as sporty and aggressive as possible. The exteriors of the hot hatch feature reworked bumpers and a blacked-out cascading grille with N Line badging. The chequered flag theme on the grille is quite visible. When viewed from the side, the 16-inch, dual-tone alloy wheels grab your attention. It also gets sporty red-coloured brake calipers. At the rear is a sporty spoiler and a twin-tip muffler. It gets a red stripe towards the bottom of the car, all around.
The i20 N Line will continue to come loaded with a ton of features including the large touchscreen, digital instrument cluster and connected technology; among others. The seats are sporty with a chequered flag theme and the ‘N’ logo. The red highlights are carried to the insides of the car as well. The steering wheel too is brand-new with a sporty design and the N badging. The N badging can also be found on the gear lever. Infotainment is handled by a 10.25-inch touchscreen that is connected to a 7-speaker premium audio system from Bose.
Hyundai India will be launching the hot hatch only with the 1.0-litre T-GDi engine already found in the standard i20. It has a maximum power output of 118bhp @ 6,000rpm and a peak torque output of 172Nm @ 3,000rpm. The 1.0-litre T-GDi engine will come mated to either an iMT clutchless transmission or a seven-speed DCT for faster gearshifts.
It will come with multiple airbags, vehicle stability management, electronic stability control, hill hold control, etc. The brand is yet to reveal prices for i20 NLine , and the same is expected to happen soon.