The Hyundai i30 N will probably not survive the Euro 7 standard

The Hyundai i30 N will probably not survive the Euro 7 standard

Emissions standards always limit the range of attractive but less commercially viable cars first, and the upcoming Euro 7 standard will be no exception. The stylish hatchback Hyundai i30 N should be a car that will not outlive its inception.

According to Albert Biermann, the former head and current consultant of the N division of the Hyundai car company, this is reported by the Australian website Car Expert. “There is a good chance that in some markets with Euro 7 regulations coming, there will be no more N combustion engine cars,” Biermann said at the Hyundai N Festival in Australia.

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But he immediately eased the grief of enthusiasts, if only a little: “If we were talking about an ‘enque’ electric car in the C segment, it could be a hatchback, but it may take some time to get there before doing that.”

It should be added that the N division plans to unveil an electric hatchback in the form of the Ioniq 5 N at the end of 2023. However, it is not of the lower middle class, in terms of size and price it is very far. from the current i30 N in all body variants.

Unlike Europe, however, in most other markets the ‘en’ compact will remain in the form of the Elantra N sedan. In Australia, it is called the i30 sedan N. “We will see the next generation with a new internal combustion engine. , is already in the plans our long-term,” Biermann said.

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