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2021 Hyundai i20 N and i30 N due in Australia by July, Kona N and i30 Sedan N here by October

Hyundai Australia has released more specific details of when its upcoming high-performance N models – namely the Hyundai i20 N, i30 N facelift, Kona N and i30 Sedan N – will arrive in Australian showrooms. The second quarter of this year (spanning April to June, inclusive) will see the local debuts of the all-new i20 N and facelifted i30 N hot hatches, Hyundai's rivals to the Ford Fiesta ST and Volkswagen Golf GTI respectively...

VFACTS 2020: Toyota Corolla Australia’s top-selling passenger car for eighth year in a row

The Toyota Corolla has retained its title as Australia’s favourite passenger car for the eighth year in a row, although it has found itself under attack from other models – and continues to battle the buyer shift to SUVs...

Hyundai developing 2.3-litre turbo engine for future N models – report

The next-generation Hyundai i30 N may see the introduction of a new turbocharged 2.3-litre engine. According to Korean newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun, Hyundai is developing the new 2.3-litre turbo powertrain with a 7000rpm redline for its future performance 'N' models. This isn't the first time rumours of the engine have surfaced...

2021 Hyundai i30 N: Australian specifications revealed early – UPDATE: New details

UPDATE, December 16, 2020, 11:20am: CarAdvice has obtained a more comprehensive list of standard equipment offered with each i30 N grade. We've updated the story with the new information. December 16, 2020: The 2021 Hyundai i30 N appears set to arrive in Australian showrooms in March or April 2021 with more power, increased standard equipment levels and a choice of manual and dual-clutch automatic (DCT) gearboxes...

Cheap speed: The cars with the most power per dollar

In our era of turbocharging and electrification, it can seem almost weekly that a new, immensely powerful, absurdly expensive hypercar or super-sedan makes its debut. The Bugatti Bolide, SSC Tuatara, Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series and heavyweight GMC Hummer EV encompass some of the more recent additions to the high-horsepower club...

2021 Hyundai i30 Fastback N revealed

Our man Joshua Dowling drove it in early October as a camouflaged pre-production prototype to experience the N division's new dual-clutch auto, but here it is properly revealed: the 2021 Hyundai i30 Fastback N. It's been a flood of Hyundai news today, with this latest bit following the reveal of the facelifted Kona Electric and fresh teasers for the i30 Sedan N – but of course Hyundai had to go for a hat-trick...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N previewed in video teaser – UPDATE: New photos

UPDATE, November 11, 2020: Following the earlier release of an official preview video (and this less official one), a set of revealing new 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N photos have been handed down. We've added the photos here, but this story is otherwise unchanged. You can still find the official teaser clip at the bottom of this story...

Video: 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N caught track testing

The 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan N has been caught track testing on the Nurburgring circuit. It comes after Hyundai announced the i30 Sedan for the Australian market, with the performance flagship N version teased for the first time in September. Now spies have filmed a camouflaged i30 Sedan N driving on the famous 20...

2021 Hyundai i30 sedan safety “unrated”, could get four-star rating

The Hyundai i30 sedan is currently “unrated” for crash safety by the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) and may only earn four stars if tested locally. While the 2021 Hyundai i30 sedan meets or exceeds Australian Design Rule safety requirements, ANCAP has become the default benchmark for crash safety because it has more stringent criteria...

Hyundai i30 on track to be Australia’s top-selling car thanks to name change

A simple change to the badge on the boot lid could see the Hyundai i30 become Australia’s top-selling passenger car next year. While the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger utes remain clear market leaders overall, the battle for passenger car honours has traditionally been between former Number Ones the Toyota Corolla and Mazda3...

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan price and specs: Elantra replacement arrives

2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan arrives to replace Elantra Four variants available with two engines, auto and manual options Plenty of safety and tech for the segment Priced between $24,790 plus on-road costs and $37,290 plus on-road costs The 2021 Hyundai i30 Sedan has arrived, offering safety and performance options to small sedan buyers...