17 Feb 2021: Hyundai's N Line brand could debut in India with i20
Hyundai is planning to introduce its N Line brand in India and its maiden offering could be the i20 model. In the latest development, a test mule of the car has been spotted testing on the roads, revealing its design highlights.
The i20 N Line was announced globally last October. It has a sporty-looking design and is offered with two petrol engine choices.
Exteriors: It has a 'chequered flag' pattern on the grille
The Hyundai i20 N Line sports a blacked-out grille with a 'chequered flag' pattern, a large N Line badge, and a new bumper with a gray contrasting stripe.
It is flanked by blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, and dual-tone 17-inch alloy wheels.
A diffuser-style bumper, a triangular fog lamp, Z-shaped taillights, and a chromed twin exhaust pipe are available on the rear end.
Fact: Transmission choices include a 5-speed manual or an iMT unit
Hyundai i20 N Line is available with two engine choices: a 1.2-liter MPi mill that makes 83hp/118Nm, and a 1.0-liter T-GDi engine offered in two tunes: 99hp/200Nm and 118hp/200Nm. Transmission duties are handled by a 5-speed manual or an iMT gearbox.
Interiors: The vehicle gets ADAS for passengers' safety
The Hyundai i20 N Line has a spacious 5-seater cabin with N badging, sporty front seats with red stitching, an N-branded leather-covered gear knob, a power steering wheel, and metal pedals.
It houses a touchscreen infotainment console with support for Blue Link connected car technology.
The safety of the passengers is ensured by multiple airbags and an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS).
Fact: Hyundai i20 N Line: Pricing and availability
Details related to the pricing and availability of the Hyundai i20 N Line in India will be revealed at the time of launch. However, it should carry some premium over the standard model which starts at Rs. 6.79 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi).