12 November 2020

The new Hyundai i20 N won't go on sale until 2021 but we've had a brief chance to drive the car in prototype form, ahead of its launch.

When it arrives, we think the 1.6-litre turbocharged hot hatchback will be aimed squarely at the Ford Fiesta ST. The raw ingredients are all there. It has 204hp (201bhp), drives through an optional limited-slip differential and has a six-speed manual gearbox. It'll do 0-60mph in 6.7 seconds and have a top speed of 143mph.

As tested here, on both road and track, the car is around 95% complete, according to Hyundai's N engineers. Find out what Matt Prior thinks of it in a Nurburgring test. 

We expect the i20 N to go on sale in the spring of 2021, priced at around £20,000. We'll have more details nearer the time, so if you give us a subscribe or turn on post notifications, you won't miss a thing.


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gavsmit 12 November 2020

Not good

If you seriously believe this car will cost 20 grand then you are obviously not up to speed on what is going on in the world of motoring, and probably shouldn't be writing articles for a car magazine.

Even mid trim versions of the over-priced i20 cost more than 20 grand already. 

soldi 12 November 2020

I’ll take GR Yaris thanks

No half measures for me - I want the full rally experience!