The new Kona N was unveiled by Hyundai today as the first Model N with an SUV body. The Hyundai Kona N is supposed to be powered by a racetrack, despite the useful versatility of the vehicle. It is powered by a 2.0-liter T-GDI engine that produces 280 hp and 392 Nm of torque and is connected to 8 degrees DCT.
What’s on the Exterior of Hyundai Kona N:
In terms of design, the Kona N is as sporty as the N model. It comes with a wide lower air intake, front splitter, colored fenders, side skirts, 19-inch forged wheels, dual-wing roof spoiler with triangular brake lights, rear bumper with diffuser, and exhaust tip. double. So far, the Kona N will be the only model to receive the new exterior color being developed, Sonic Blue. However, Hyundai is planning a possible expansion of the SUV under the N brand.
What’s into the interior of Hyundai Kona N:
Inside is the Hyundai KONA N with a 10-inch infotainment screen and digital cluster, head-up display, customizable “N” button, Performance Blue color accents, and a dedicated N steering wheel, pedals, gear lever, and mounted seats. Although classified as a sporty model, Kona N has been equipped with a number of driver-assisting functions in addition to safety functions.
Engine and Transmission options:
Hyundai claims the transmission control module has been calibrated to speed upshifts and enable drives like the N Power Shift (NPS) and N Track Sense Shift (NTS) in addition to the NGS. With start control, the car can sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 240 km / h. With the N Grin Shift (NGS), the engine output increases to 290 hp automaker said it increased the Kona N’s structural rigidity to reduce body roll. In addition, the Kona N is equipped with an electronic limited-slip differential (E-LSD) as well as high-performance brakes and tires. Even the main KONA N seat is available with start control, variable exhaust system, and Grin N Control System with 5 driving modes (Eco, Normal, Sport, N, and Custom).
During the opening of the Kona N, Hyundai also unveiled a new brand statement – Never Drive – from the N brand, which will become the guiding principle for the future electrification of Hyundai