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2020 Hyundai i20 revealed, off Australia's radar

Hyundai Europe has revealed its brand-new i20 city car with claimed best-in-class safety and infotainment tech, and a 48V mild-hybrid engine. But it’s not coming to Australia, just like its predecessor. This situation feels incongruous given the first-generation model, sourced from India, was a regular top-seller here...

2020 Hyundai i20 sketched, still not for Australia

The next-generation Hyundai i20 has been teased with a pair of renderings ahead of the car's debut at the 2020 Geneva motor show in March. The new i20 will be the first model sold in Europe to sport Hyundai's new "sensuous sportiness" design theme, which the company says brings an "instinctive beauty to Hyundai vehicles, creating emotional value and giving them a distinctive look"...

2018 Hyundai i20 revealed for Europe - UPDATE

UPDATE (26/4/18): Hyundai Australia has ruled out the new i20 for our market. See bottom of article for details. The refreshed 2018 Hyundai i20 range has been revealed for Europe, bringing an updated design along with a range of new infotainment and driver assistance technologies to the Korean light hatch family...

Hyundai i20 N could be in the pipeline - report

While we've heard plenty about the upcoming Hyundai i30 N, a new report out of the UK suggests the company is considering a high-performance version of the smaller i20 light hatch, which could debut around 2019. Speaking with Auto Express, Hyundai N's boss, Albert Biermann, said the firm is actively looking at other performance vehicles smaller than the i30...

Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...

Helicopter versus Rally car: The McDonnell Douglas 520N takes on Hyundai's i20 WRC

Life is funny. And sometimes certain opportunities simply appear, almost of their own doing. Well, the following was one of those unique opportunities… It’s the day after the conclusion of Rally Australia 2016, and, while most of the teams have packed up and are headed home, the team from Hyundai Motorsport remain...

2017 Hyundai i20 WRC challenger unveiled: More aero, more power for rally-spec city car

Hyundai Motorsport has lifted the covers on its 2017 Hyundai i20 WRC challenger at a media event at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza in Italy, ahead of the 2017 World Rally Championship (WRC) season opener in Monte-Carlo...

Hyundai i20 Sport: turbo three-cylinder for German-market special

The five-door Hyundai i20 Sport has been launched in Germany, powered by a new small-capacity turbocharged three-cylinder engine. Developed in-house by Hyundai Motor’s European Technical Centre in Russelsheim, Germany, the turbocharged 1.0-litre three-cylinder was first announced last year...

Hyundai Motorsport: Inside WRC service

The World Rally Championship (WRC) is comprehensively the toughest motorsport on the planet. Huge kilometres in harsh conditions abiding by strict rules: rallying is not for the faint of heart. But where many a rally has been won or lost, is inside the temporary walls of a team's service bay...

2016 Hyundai i20: five-door WRC car previewed at Frankfurt motor show

The next-generation five-door Hyundai i20 set to tackle the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) season has been previewed at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Based on the all-new second-generation Hyundai i20 (a car so far not bound for our market) and said to highlight the South Korean brand’s “passion for performance and engineering competency”, the new i20 WRC car promises improved weight distribution, better powertrain efficiency and enhanced aerodynamics...

Hyundai i20 Active small crossover revealed in European guise

The European version of the Hyundai i20 Active compact crossover has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. The higher-riding version of the new-generation European i20 hatch will launch on the Continent from early 2016, with Hyundai claiming it offers “a distinctive design and increased versatility for customers with adventurous lifestyles”...