2019 Hyundai Veloster N – Pocket Rocket – Hot Hatch

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2019 Hyundai Veloster N

 

His Turn – Her Turn™ team Lauren Fix and Paul Brian journey to Sacramento, CA to test drive the 2019 Hyundai Veloster N at Thunderhill Raceway Park.

Specs:
N is the performance line up
2.0-liter T-turbo 4-cylinder engine
275-horsepower turbo
Torque: 260 lb-ft.
Normal – Sport – N Mode
Manual transmission only
Pirelli P-Zero Tires
Standard 18”, optional 19” alloy wheels
Fuel Economy: 22 city, 28 highway and 25 combined
Price: under $28,000 with performance pack: under $30,000

Hyundai’s new high-performance series: N. It’s the first letter of Namyang – the location of our global R&D facility, where the models are created. And it’s also the first letter of Nürburgring, the epic track where they’re further tested and developed. The N series will send a race-inspired thrill surging through you the moment you grab the wheel.

Corning, Performance and track-able.
Better throttle response.
Increased turbo pressure
Launch control – 3 pedal mode
Improved clutch and reinforced transmission
Short throw shifter
Rev matching button – is a flag on the button
Brake cooling enhanced – 13” front (available 13.6”), 11.8” rear (available 12.4”)
Sport brake pads are available at the dealer.
New aerodynamic balance and improved cooling for the engine. Drag coefficient: .33
Car has a different front end and lower than the competition
Weight: 3036 lbs.
Active throttle flap on exhaust, variable exhaust with after burn sound.

Tires are of the ultra-high performance category, with standard 225/40R18 Michelin Pilot SuperSport summer tires for the 18-inch wheel design and exclusive-compound 235/35R19 Pirelli P-Zero summer tires for the available 19-inch alloy wheel. Optional 19” Pirelli Trofeo tires.

Infinity Audio system, Apple Car Play, Android Auto, Blue tooth, LED lighting, 8” stand screen, cloth sports seats, and all the safety features.

Veloster N models are available in four exterior colors for the U.S. market: Ultra Black, Chalk White, Racing Red, and N-exclusive Performance Blue, inspired by Hyundai Motorsport. Interior combinations are black with unique molding accent colors tailored to the exterior combination.

Performance package – give you all the track ready parts to make it even better on the street.

On sale: November 2018

2019 Hyundai Veloster N Competes with:
Honda Civic Si and Type R
Volkswagen GTI and R
Focus ST and RS

Bottom line: It’s an affordable high-performance car

 

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Aired: November 1, 2018
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