Currently reading: Hyundai i30 N 'N Option' showcases customisation range
Korean firm gears up to launch personalisation range for its N performance division with a special Paris creation

Hyundai has unveiled an i30 N ‘N Option’ show car version of its hot hatch to highlight a forthcoming range of customisation features being developed by its performance division.

The Korean firm says the machine, displayed at the Paris motor show, is a "vision of possible future N accessories". Hyundai will launch an N Option range of custom features for its N division models in the near future.

The i30 N ‘N Option’ car features 25 different exterior and interior personalisation options. Exterior features include a range of new exterior parts including a carbonfibre rear wing, a carbon hood with integrated air vents, quad mufflers and a new grille.

There are also new 20in rims with semi-slick tyres, and a new matt paint colour developed purely for the show car.

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Inside, the machine features black carbon accents on the dashboard and other areas, new pedals and Alcantara coverings on the steering wheel, upper dashboard and bucket seats.

The N Option range is the latest expansion of Hyundau’s new performance brand. It has already launched an N Line trim level for the standard i30, which will likely expand to other models in the future.

As well as the 130 N ‘N Option’ show car, Hyundai’s Paris stand features its second European market N model: the i30 Fastback N.

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mfe 8 October 2018


Maybe a stage 2 power pack would get it more sales. Not that it's really needed! 330BHP maybe?
Peter Cavellini 2 October 2018


 I see hints off Golf, 1 series about it, no bad thing I suppose....

FMS 3 October 2018

Peter Cavellini wrote:

Peter Cavellini wrote:

 I see hints off Golf, 1 series about it, no bad thing I suppose....


Explain the details.