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Hyundai to Debut Competition-Proven I30 N Racecar from 24-Hours of Nurburgring during 2017 SEMA Show

09/26/2017,

N-brand Racecar Testbed has a U.S. entrance during SEMA, demonstrating Hyundai’s destiny opening intensity for a N code in a U.S.

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 26, 2017 – Hyundai will benefaction a U.S. entrance of a i30 N close-to-series prolongation racecar during a 2017 SEMA show. The i30 N racer successfully competed in a 24-hours of Nurburgring in May alongside a second i30 N team. The 24-hours of Nurburgring continuation competition represents one of a many severe continuance tests in a world, with 122 laps and some-more than 1,800 perfectionist miles on a famed Nordschleife circuit.

Hyundai to Debut Competition-Proven I30 N Racecar from 24-Hours of Nurburgring during 2017 SEMA Show

The i30 N is Hyundai’s initial high-performance indication and was launched in Europe. The competition supposing nonetheless another critical growth check in finalizing a i30 N, contrast dual close-to-series prolongation models, proof that Hyundai’s initial high-performance indication N is truly race-capable.

“The 24-hour competition during a Nurburgring was a genuine success for us. The dual i30 N’s finished a competition but any technical problems and we are unequivocally happy with a opening and continuance of a cars,” pronounced Albert Biermann, Executive Vice President and Head of Vehicle Test High Performance Development during Hyundai Motor Company. “With usually slight modifications on a dual cars, we could unequivocally infer a track-capability of a i30 N array indication in a many severe competition in a world.”

Hyundai to Debut Competition-Proven I30 N Racecar from 24-Hours of Nurburgring during 2017 SEMA Show

Two i30 N cars competed in a SP3T category (1.6- to 2.0-liter turbocharged engines). The Nurburgring length in a central 24-hour competition is 25 km, mixing a iconic Nordschleife apportionment with tools of a Grand Prix Circuit. The cars finished together some-more than 3,600 miles underneath a toughest competition conditions, day and night, delivering profitable insights for a car’s chassis, engine opening and altogether durability.

The No. 92 i30 N finished fourth in a SP3T category out of 10 contenders (out of 12 initial entrants) and in 50th place in a altogether ranking of 109 competitors – an startling opening given that 51 cars out of a 160 initial entrants had to retire before a finish of a race, as good as a far-reaching margin of competing racecars with aloft performance. The dual cars were versed with a 2.0-liter turbocharged gasoline engines in multiple with six-speed primer transmissions, a same powertrain entrance in a Hyundai i30 N-series model. ‘N’ stands for Namyang, Hyundai Motor’s tellurian RD Center in Korea, and for a Nurburgring, home to Hyundai Motor’s European Test Center. The ‘N’ trademark resembles a chicane, representing a category of corners on circuitous roads.

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