Hyundai i30 N Project C

The Volkswagen Golf GT TCR now has a competitor to take into account. Hyundai, the sporty hatchback model i30 N 50 kilograms of lightweight version of the C Project was introduced. Much of the car’s weight loss was provided by 19-inch OZ Racing wheels, which were 22 kilograms lighter.
Another detail that helped reduce the weight of the vehicle was the carbon fiber reinforced plastic hood, which was 7.2 kilograms lighter than the standard i30 N’s metal hood. In addition, the weight was reduced by 499 and 386 grams, respectively, with the side skirts and rear diffuser, which were also renewed with carbon fiber reinforced plastic.

With the conversion of steel rear tables to aluminum, the car was lighter than 4.66 kilograms. In addition, the center of gravity of the vehicle improved by 6 millimeters closer to the ground by the hardened suspension and the grip was lowered by 8.8 millimeters.

Hyundai made a number of changes in the cabin, instead of the standard seats, Sabelt racing seats were reduced by 7.5 kilograms. In addition to the light weight of the seats, it is aimed to provide better lateral support to both the driver and the passenger, especially in bends.

No update was made to the power unit of the Project C, which was intended to “lighten weight Ür. Using the 2.0-liter turbocharged engine in the i30 Noşs Performance Package version, the special version produces 275 hp and 378 Nm of torque.

Deliveries of the Hyundai i30 N Project C, which is announced to produce only 600 samples, are expected to begin later this year.

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