Hyundai’s N brand is headed to India. Similar to Skoda’s RS, Volkswagen’s GTI or Ford’s RS, the brand celebrates Hyundai’s World Rally Championship success and aims to create fun-to-drive performance cars that are accessible to a wide audience.
- The performance brand will enter our market with the N-Line models.
- Hyundai India will likely launch the i20 N-Line in mid-2021.
- Hyundai also looking atfull-blown‘N cars’ that get more power
Hyundai ‘N’ background
Named N after Hyundai’s Namyang Rand D centre and Hyundai’s European Technical Centre at the Nürburgring race track in Germany, the sub-brand is headed by Albert Biermann; earlier in charge of BMW’s M division.
While it’s still early days, Hyundai is thrilled with the success of the brand. Not only are the N-badged cars much in demand in markets like Germany and the UK, N has also…