Hyundai concepts to highlight high performance N sub-brand

By CARSIFU | 28 August 2015

FRANKFURT: N's the name and Hyundai aims to put the sizzle into it. The Korean car maker is expected to showcase its high performance sub-brand N at the 2015 Frankfurt International Motor Show, come next month.

The result of intensive testing and product development, the sub-brand N builds on Hyundai's successful motorsport experiences and technology capability to drive future performance-oriented and race-track-capable models forward and bring "the most thrilling winding road" fun to car crazy customers.

Highlighting Hyundai Motor’s support for performance and engineering competency, a preview of the New Generation i20 WRC car will appear on stage during the motor show.

Based on the New Generation i20, the rally car is the first prototype for the vehicle that will challenge for the podium in the 2016 WRC. Already undergoing a punishing testing, engineering and development regime, the new car is building up to its final rally-specification ahead of its debut at the start of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship at Rallye Monte Carlo.

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The Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo.

In addition, an ultimate concept car showing the brand’s perspective on future performance characteristics will be introduced during the show. The Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept highlights sustainable technology and race car design, representing the future potential of Hyundai N. Through this new concept, Hyundai is hoping to engage further with its fans and the online community.

In addition, the Veloster-based RM15 concept car will be displayed, representing the company’s passion for performance and suggesting how the Hyundai N driver-focused technologies could come into production. The mid-engine concept, with a 2.0-litre 300ps engine, is undergoing further developments.