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Hyundai i30 Turbo ruled out for Australia  

There will be no Hyundai i30 Turbo sold in Australia. The newly developed Hyundai i30 Turbo debuted at the 2015 Geneva motor show with a punchy 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol four-cylinder engine producing 137kW/265Nm and six-speed manual transmission. Such a model would have given Hyundai Australia a more sporting option than the current SR variant, which is powered by a 2...

2015 Hyundai i30 Series II pricing and specifications

The new-look 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II brings a major range restructure that will likely make the South Korean brand’s small hatchback more enticing to new car buyers. The Hyundai i30 line-up now kicks off with the Active base model, while a new Active X variant builds upon that specification with some extra niceties, and is tipped to take the majority of sales - 50 per cent, by Hyundai's estimates...

2015 Hyundai i30 facelift gains dual-clutch transmission, 137kW Turbo variant

The facelifted Hyundai i30 hatch now sports a front-end design in tune with the rest of the Hyundai range, as well as a new dual-clutch transmission and direct-injection Turbo model. Visually the updated i30 range is clearly marked out by its new hexagonal grille. More subtle changes include tweaked head- and tail-light graphics, as well as new designs for the 16- and 17-inch alloy wheels...

Hyundai i30 hot-hatch spied undisguised

It appears a new Hyundai i30 hot-hatch is in the works, with our spy photographers spotting a prototype sporty hatch at the company's home base in Europe. The car spotted in Germany is fitted with the Kia Pro_cee'd GT's 18-inch alloy wheels, but its what's underneath the car that is most intriguing...

2015 Hyundai i30: Genesis-inspired facelift spied

CarAdvice’s spy photographers have snapped the facelifted Hyundai i30 undergoing testing in Germany. The images offer up a first look at the mid-life update for the second-generation i30 – the first significant upgrade for the South Korean brand’s small car since its unveiling in September 2011...

Hyundai i30 wagon gets retuned Australian suspension for first time

The Hyundai i30 wagon has for the first time scored an Australian suspension tune, coinciding with a similar retune of the i30 hatchback, both of which are on-sale now. It is the first time Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) has been permitted to re-tune the i30 wagon, which differs from its hatchback sibling by utilising a more sophisticated independent rear suspension rather than a simpler, and harder-to-tune torsion beam...

Hyundai i20 WRC Spanish gravel test: video

We chat with Hyundai factory test driver Chris Atkinson of Australia, as he prepares to climb behind the wheel of the Hyundai i20 WRC car during a recent test day in Southern Spain.  ...

Hyundai i30 SR Turbo in development

A high-performance Hyundai i30 SR Turbo is under development in Germany and a company insider has revealed Hyundai Australia will be the first to put its hand up for the hot-hatch if it is given the green light for production. CarAdvice understands the proposed i30 SR Turbo will employ the same turbocharged 1...

Hyundai i30 SR launches in Australia

Hyundai Australia has bolstered its performance car range with the launch of the Hyundai i30 SR hatchback. First previewed in concept form at the 2012 Sydney motor show, the new Hyundai i30 SR is priced from $27,990 plus on-road costs and comes equipped with a 2.0-litre naturally aspirated direct-injection petrol engine...

Hyundai i30 three-door released: $19,990 driveaway

A three-door version of the Hyundai i30 hatchback is now available in Australia, priced from $19,990 driveaway. Indicated in a report by CarAdvice back in April this year, Hyundai has reversed its original decision to not import the three-door variant of the Hyundai i30.  dropping the range’s entry point by $1000...

Hyundai i30 three-door set for Australia U-turn

A three-door version of the Hyundai i30 hatchback is set to become a potential price leader in the small-car segment for the South Korean brand in Australia. CarAdvice believes Hyundai Australia is about to make a U-turn on a previous decision to not import the sportier-looking variant of the i30...