RN30 A prototype has been prepared in accordance with the new rules for the 2017 World Rally Championship. The car center of gravity is lowered and reduced ground clearance.
Accordingly, under the hood — a 1.6-liter engine boosted from 300 to 380 hp The prototype, built on the basis of the serial Hyundai i30, received an impressive spoiler, air intake on the roof, advanced aerodynamic body kit (it is made in conjunction with BASF from a new material, comparable to carbon fiber for strength and lightness).
Head of Department Michel Nandan said publicly Hyundai Motorsport that final rally hatchback Hyundai i30 N will appear this year. Minor changes will affect the chassis and engine.
Recall, for the first nine stages of the 2016 season, Hyundai among automakers in second place.