July 18, 2024

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New sporty Hyundai Tucson N Line joins line-up

Hyundai has introduced a new N Line model of its latest SUV, the fourth-technology Tucson, which introduces a few sporty touches to the brand’s new Volkswagen Tiguan rival 

Cosmetic tweaks more than standard variations of the new Tucson consist of a established of 19-inch alloy wheels, a new entrance splitter, a decreased rear diffuser and a twin-exit exhaust system. Buyers also get a new a little bit larger sized tailgate spoiler, a exclusive radiator grille and an exceptional Shadow Grey paint finish, which can be optionally specced with contrasting black roof.

Inside, the sporty Tucson gets the standard assortment of Hyundai N Line upgrades. There is a N-branded steering wheel, a new equipment knob and black headlining – as effectively as a pair of N Line sports activities seats, trimmed in black suede and leather. The cabin makeover is finished with a established of aluminium pedals and exclusive treadplates.

The Tucson N Line comes with Hyundai’s most up-to-date ten.twenty five-inch electronic instrument cluster and ten.twenty five-inch infotainment system, each featuring exclusive N Line graphics to match the car’s badging. A few-zone local climate control is an additional conventional aspect, along with heated entrance and rear seats.

Buyers have their alternative of four powertrains, all of which are centered on Hyundai’s turbocharged one.6-litre four-cylinder petrol motor. 

The entry-stage device has an output of 148bhp and is mated to a 6-speed handbook gearbox. Mid-assortment products occur with 48-volt delicate-hybrid assistance and prospective buyers can pick from two outputs – a 148bhp possibility or a much more impressive 178bhp device. Equally occur as conventional with Hyundai’s new Smart Manual Transmission system, which employs a 48-volt electrical linkage for the clutch. 

There is also a hybrid product. Below, the one.6-litre petrol motor is supported by a 59bhp electric powered motor and one.49kWh battery, which sees overall performance increase to 227bhp and 350Nm of torque. The powertrain comes with a 6-speed automatic gearbox as conventional.

Eventually, at the prime of the assortment, there is a plug-in hybrid product. It comes with a 90bhp electric powered motor and a larger sized thirteen.8kWh battery pack – adequate for an output of 261bhp and 350Nm of torque. Hyundai also suggests the PHEV Tucson need to be capable of travelling around 31 miles on electric powered ability alone.

In-maintaining with the Tucson N Line’s sporty transient, Hyundai also features the SUV with adaptive dampers. The organization suggests the upgraded suspension improved controls the car’s weight and can mechanically compensate for significant acceleration and braking as effectively as adjustments to the street floor.

Uk charges and specifications for the new Tucson N Line have not been uncovered, in advance of it arriving in British Hyundai showrooms this summer. 

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