- Hyundai to conduct performance power train production trial at iconic endurance race
- Hyundai i30 2.0 Turbo development car is one of three cars to contest the race
- Nürburgring 24h race is part ofthe development of motorsport-inspired N models
May 24, 2016- Hyundai Motor will run three cars at the iconic Nürburgring 24h Race, taking place from May 26 to 29, as part of the company's motorsport-inspired development of its high performance sub-brand 'N'. Hyundai Motor will race two production-car-based models, i30 1.6 Turbo (#133) and a Veloster (#134), and thedevelopment car i30 2.0 Turbo.
The i30 1.6 Turbowill focus on defending its 2015 class win, while the i30 2.0Turbo(#102) development car will concentrate on enhancing understanding of performance technologies ahead of Hyundai Motor's future high-performance N sub-brand models.The i302.0 Turbo will run to tackle the challenging German circuit in an intensive test of the new performance-focused powerplant.
"This Nürburgring 24h race provides the ideal test bed for our motorsport-inspired N sub-brand development and a key part of our 'born inNamyang, honed at Nürburgring' performance-car ethos. The technological inspiration and experience gained from this extreme testing will accelerate our development of high-performance,fun-to-driveN models," said Albert Biermann, Hyundai Motor Head of Vehicle Test and High Performance Development.