Mark Jones
Road Test Editor
3 minute read
18 Jun 2020
7:09 am

N-ergised Hyundai i30 N hits hard but also misses

Mark Jones

What we have here is Hyundai's first attempt at a proper, mass produced, performance hot hatch. And they got it spot on, but will it sell in South Africa?

There are days where I get a car to test that is fast, and then I say fast things about the car. Easy. Then I get a car to test that is slow and then I say slow things about the car. Easy. And then I get a horrible, cheap car to test and I say horrible things about it. I think you get where I am going with this. When a car is sold and presented as something straightforward, be it good or bad, my job is that much easier. But when the car is Hyundai's i30 N, and...