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Pricing announced for hot new Hyundai i30 Fastback N

VW Golf GTI-rivalling hatch joins the i30 family with 271bhp and £29,995 starting price

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Hyundai has announced pricing and specification details for the second model in its ‘N’ family of performance cars – the i30 Fastback N.

The new model shares the majority of its components with the regular i30 N, but hides them under a slinky, coupe-saloon style body with a lengthened rear aspect and sleeker profile.

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The four-door Fastback features a large ducktail spoiler, but is only 1cm longer than its hatchback cousin. The roofline, meanwhile, is 3cm lower.

There’s only one grade of i30 Fastback N to choose, and it’s generously equipped for its £29,995 starting price. Standard kit includes 19-inch alloy wheels clad in N-specific Pirelli P-Zero tyres, plus an electronic limited-slip differential and adjustable suspension. Torque vectoring aids tidier cornering, and buyers can choose between driving modes via a switch on the steering wheel.

Hyundai i30 N fastback - rear | The Car Expert

A manual handbrake and six-speed manual gearbox help to up the driver involvement, while clever tech such as launch control and rev-matching make for smoother progress.

The i30 Fastback N also features LED headlights and taillights, cruise control, keyless entry and an eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

There’s also N-specific sports seats, performance gauges and a selection of six colours including Shadow Grey, specific to the Fastback N.

Hyundai supplies the Fastback N with the same five-year, unlimited-mileage warranty as all of its cars – and impressively, continues to uphold it even if the car is used on track. Order books open for the i30 Fastback N on January 21.

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Stuart is the Editorial Director of our suite of sites: The Car Expert, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help car buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.