Hyundai i30N

Hyundai i30N News in Malaysia

  • Albert Biermann; the man that made performance synonymous with Hyundai, is calling it a day

    When Hyundai snatched Albert Biermann away from the clasps of BMW, the automotive world stood up and took notice. In the 6 years since, he’s elevated them into the upper echelons of motoring with their N Performance division and a more premium image for the marque. He’s now calling it a day but will remain as an advisor for the group. As Hyundai Motor Group today announced that Biermann, President and Head of the Research and Development (R&D) Division for the Group, is retiring but will continu


    Dec 23, 2021

  • How does a Hyundai i30N for RM 248k sound? Rarer than Toyota GR Yaris in Malaysia

    Whilst browsing the internet for cars we can’t afford (like many of us car nuts always do), we came across a Hyundai i30N for sale on Sime Darby Auto Selection, which is the company’s used car division. This particular Hyundai i30N is a 2020 unit with 6,197 km on the clock and is described as “nearly new,” priced at RM 248,800. This could be an ex-demonstration unit, which we have listed the pros and cons of buying one here. Also read: Should you buy an ex-demo or ex-company car? To recap, the H


    Sep 21, 2021

  • The facelift 2021 Hyundai i30N has 8-speed DCT, 280 PS and a Grin Shift?

    Hyundai’s first-ever proper hot hatch has been given a facelift since it was introduced in 2017. Over 25,000 units of the Hyundai i30N have been sold in Europe and since then the N-badge have been proof of Hyundai’s commitment to performance. The i30N is available in 2 body styles, a hatchback and a fastback. Both updated models feature a wide, mesh centre grille which has been optimised to allow efficient engine cooling. The outer bumper corners are dominated by aerodynamic side fins which inco

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    Sep 25, 2020

  • Hyundai i30N: Launched in Malaysia in Nov 2019, have you seen any on the road?

    Yesterday we posted that the Hyundai i30N has overtaken the BMW M135i to become Europe’s third most popular performance hatchback, trailing behind the Mercedes-AMG A35 and Volkswagen Golf GTI. That’s an amazing feat considering that this is only Hyundai’s first attempt at this end of the market. Clearly Hyundai hired the right person to head its N Division – the former head of BMW M, Albert Biermann. In just his first attempt, Biermann has already created a better product that has won over more


    Aug 18, 2020

  • More Europeans are buying Hyundai i30N than BMW M135i

    The Hyundai i30N is the third best-selling hot hatch in Europe, according to data compiled by Jato Dynamics’ analyst Felipe Munoz. In the first half of 2020, Europe’s performance/hot hatch segment remains overwhelmingly dominated by the Volkswagen Golf GTI, which sold 5,640 units in the first six months of 2020. Following far behind is the Mercedes-AMG A35, with 3,611 units delivered. Trailing closely behind the A35 is the Hyundai i30N, with 3,425 units delivered. The BMW M135i and Ford Focus ST


    Aug 17, 2020

  • Hyundai slashes prices by up to RM6,249 for the Santa Fe and i30N

    Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 100% sales tax exemption on new CKD cars and 50% exemption for CBU models until the end of the year, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors has revised the price list which is applicable only to 2020 models.


    Jun 19, 2020

  • N for Namyang: The 2020 Hyundai i30N is a louder, faster Golf GTI

    Priced from RM 298,888 Limited to only 20 units, only through Lazada 275 PS and 353 Nm (378 Nm with overboost) 6-speed manual, front wheel drive Hyundai Sime Darby Motors has launched the highly acclaimed Hyundai i30N in Malaysia. Priced at RM 298,888, imported from Korea. The Hyundai i30N is the first Hyundai product in Malaysia to carry Hyundai’s high performance N badge. N for Namyang, the location of Hyundai Motor’s R&D centre in Korea, Hyundai’s N brand is analogous to BMW’s M and Mercedes-


    Nov 28, 2019

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