Equipped to offer fun-to-drive features, the new i20 N will join Hyundai’s i30 N and i30 N fastback N in its performance lineup.
At the heart of the 2021 Hyundai i20 N hot hatch is a 1.6-liter T-GDi turbocharged petrol engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. It can produce 201 bhp of power at 5,500-6,000 rpm and 275 Nm of torque at 1,750-4,500 rpm.
The weight of the vehicle is 1,190 kg, which makes it the best in the power-to-weight ratio. Hyundai claims that the i20 N can reach a top speed of 100 kmph in just 6.7 seconds. The top speed of the hatchback is 230 kilometers per hour.
The 2021 Hyundai i20 N engine is characterized by an exclusive turbo system, which is cooled by an intercooler and water circulation system.
The 350-bar high-pressure injection rail provides fuel atomization, faster engine response, and more efficient mixing. The 1.6-liter T-GDi engine uses Continuous Variable Valve Duration (CVVD) to further optimize fuel efficiency.
The Hot Hatch comes with an N Grin control system that offers five drive modes: Normal, Eco, Sport, N, and N Custom.
Drive modes configure the parameters of the engine, ESC (Electronic Stability Control), steering and exhaust sound and optimize for different driving conditions.
The hot hatch also gets high performance driving features like rev-matching and launch control. With launch control, the engine and traction control are optimized for quick acceleration.
It comes with various motorsport-inspired features such as an electric sound generator, variable muffler control for better exhaust sound, left foot braking calibration, and brake adware indicator.
The 2021 Hyundai i20 N Dedicated 215/40 R 18 Pirelli P comes with HN Mark with Zero Ultra High-Performance tires.
The new i20 N comes with a 10.25-inch LCD touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, N-content, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto. It also comes with Hyundai’s BlueLink connected car technologies.
In terms of styling, the new i20 N comes with a larger air-intake sportier bumper, N-badged wide radiator grille, red lip spoiler below the grille, and LED headlamps.
The hot hatch also features unique red style side sills, a WRC-inspired roof spoiler, a built-in diffuser like the rear bumper element, and triangular fog lamps. The hatch comes with bespoke 18-inch alloy wheels with a gray matte finish and N-branded brake calipers.
Inside the cabin, the hot hatch features special sports seats with N-performance-inspired features, integrated adjustable headrests, N steering wheel, N gear knob, and sporty N metal pedals.
Available in the all-black interior, blue accents, and all-black headlining. The digital console has a variable LED red zone, which varies with engine oil temperature, and a shift-timing indicator that shows the driver the best time to switch gears.