Hyundai launched performance driven sub-brand called “N” to the automobile world. It is said to be based at Alzenau, near Frankfurt, in Germany.
The Korean carmaker was working on WRC team for past one year and headquarter of the said is also based near the Alzenau, Frankfurt.
The recently unveiled i20 of 2014 WRC will be the first one to go under production of this brand. As per to the company, all new model plates of Hyundai will bear the badge of performance brand “N” too. It remains on shady ground whether the existing model plated would see the ‘N’ or not. Let’s be familiar with the fact that, “This is the start of a new chapter in Hyundai’s history, one that we expect to have a positive impact on our brand around the globe,” said Hyundai motorsport president Gyoo-Heon Choi while to media at the event in Frankfurt.
Michel Nandan, Hyundai Motorsport team principal added, “We will communicate more about N next year. The idea is to use the connection between the research and development centre in Namyang and the motorsport division in Alzenau, Germany, to put all the engineering capability into special car models”.
However, it just the beginning, there are lot to come in the coming days, so stay tuned with us for the daily updates.