Hyundai has today launched its new ‘N Line’ brand in the Indian market. The company has launched its first premium hatchback car i20 N Line under this new performance series. Offered with advanced features and sporty exteriors and attractive interiors, this car is completely different from the regular i20 model. Not only this, its exhaust knot (sound of engine) is also quite sporty.
Inspired by Hyundai’s Global Research and Development Center Namyang, the name ‘N’ Line has been given. The car is offered in a total of three variants, which include N6 iMT, N8 iMT and N8 iMT dual clutch transmission. The company has included 27 new unique features in this premium car, which make it better than the regular i20 in many ways.
Hyundai i20 N Line variants and prices:
|i20 N Line Variants||cost|
|i20 N6 iMT||Rs 9.84 lakh|
|i20 N8 iMT||Rs 10.87 lakh|
|i20 N8 DCT||Rs 11.75 lakh|
How is the Exterior Design:
A major change in the new Hyundai i20 N Line is seen in its exterior. The company has made some cosmetic changes in its exterior. From the front, it gets a sportier dual-tone front bumper with deep-set fog lamp housings and sporty red accents. The car gets a sportier looking grille with a ‘checkered flag’ inspired design and the N-Line logo.
The car is available with a total of 4 monotone color options which include Thunder Blue (New and Exclusive), Fairy Red, Titan Gray and Polar White. There are also two dual-tone color options which include Thunder Blue with Phantom Black roof and Fairy Red color with Phantom Black roof.
How is the interior of the car:
The interior of this premium hatchback car is largely based on the regular model. However, the company has decorated the black color cabin with red highlights and red ambient lighting. It gets a leather seat with a new checkered flag design with the ‘N’ logo. Apart from this, sporty metal pedals, three-spoke alloy wheels and gear knob with ‘N’ branding have been given.
The company has used a 1.0-litre capacity 3-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, which has been taken over from the regular model of the i20. This engine generates 120bhp power and 172Nm torque. The car comes with two transmission gearboxes, which include a 6-speed iMT and a 7-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). However, this car will not be available in manual transmission.
Get these special features:
Talking about the features, it has a 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment system which can be connected to Apple Car Play and Android Auto. Apart from this, digital instrument cluster, wireless phone charging, cruise control, automatic climate control, single-pan sunroof, 7-speaker Bose sound system make it even better. Due to new features and updates, the price of this car may be slightly higher than the standard model.
The i20 N line also gets new voice recognition functions along with an updated BlueLink app, which offers 16 free over-the-air map updates. Safety features include 6 airbags, Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS), rear-view parking camera, automatic headlamps, Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), Hill Assist Control (HAC) and more. Some are included.