The Hyundai i30 N is based on what we know as the Elantra GT.

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A high-performance 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder whips up 276 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

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More aggressive front and rear fascias drive home the i30 N's performance mission.

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The i30 N was honed on Germany's infamous Nürburgring circuit.

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The i30 N's cabin is dominated by a beefier new wheel and an 8-inch floating display, which details various drive modes and a g-meter, among other things.

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An electronic limited-slip differential and an electronically controlled suspension should help on-track performance.

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Headlamps receive black bezels.

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Wheels are 18- or 19-inch depending on spec, and they're wrapped in performance rubber.

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A variable-outlet exhaust trigggers "after-burn sound" when the drive mode selector is set to Sport+. 

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A six-speed manual is the only gearbox available.

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More heavily bolstered seats are a key part of the i30 N's cabin upgrades.

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If you're not yet a master with three pedals, the i30 N will help you with rev-matched downshifts and a launch control mode.

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The i30 N stops short of competing with Honda's Civic Type R and Ford's Focus RS... but who knows what the future of N holds?

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