Hyundai has showcased 5 new vehicles at the Paris Motor Show this month.
The third generation of the i30, available in early 2017, received an updated look with a new cascading front grille, as well as a new 1.4 T-GDI petrol engine. On top of this a new comprehensive safety package was introduced and adds features like Autonomous Emergency Braking and the new driver attention alert system.
Other new systems include wireless charging and in built infotainment system with Apple Carplay and Android Auto. The industry leading 5 year unlimited mileage warranty is also included.
The new RN30 concept was also revealed. Based on the new i30, the RN30 features a 2 litre turbo, all wheel drive.
Albert Biermann, Head of Vehicle Test & High Performance Development for Hyundai Motor said, The RN30 embodies the concept of a strong, high performance car that brings dynamic, sporty driving. Soon to evolve into our first N model, the RN30 is inspired by our passion to provide a high performance car that everybody can enjoy effortlessly.
The new i10 also debuted, and includes the safety features, connectivity features and new front grille from the i30. The connectivity features are in the form of a 7 inch touch screen and includes sat nav.
Hyundai also previewed its new car for the 2017 World Rally Championship. The car is based on the three door i20, and has been in testing since April. It will make its competitive debut at the Monte Carlo Rally in the next season of the FIA WRC.
Visitors also had the chance to explore the IONIQ, which was revealed at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The IONIQ’s goal is to make low-to-zero emission driving more accessible to everyone. The single model offers hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all electric powertrains.
The hybrid and electric version of the IONIQ will launch in European markets from autumn 2016 while the plug-in hybrid will be launched during 2017.