More rumours emerge of a high-revving efficiency engine from Hyundai.

The next-generation Hyundai i30 N might even see the introduction of a new turbocharged 2.3-litre engine.

According to Korean newspaper Kyunghyang Shinmun, Hyundai is growing the brand new 2.3-litre turbo powertrain with a 7000rpm redline for its future efficiency ‘N’ fashions.

This is not the primary time rumours of the engine have surfaced. Back in April 2020, a mid-engined Veloster-based monitor automobile was caught on a tow truck in Korea, with the prototype exhibiting ‘MR23T’ graphics.

At the time, The Korean Car Blog recommended MR23T translated to ‘mid-engine, rear-wheel drive, 2.3-litre turbo’.

Some unconfirmed stories additionally recommended the powertrain had a hybrid factor, utilizing a 60kW electrical motor to hit a complete output of 300kW.

While Hyundai did exhibit an analogous idea in September 2020 – with the all-electric ‘RM20e’, which despatched 596kW to the rear wheels – the MR23T noticed in April has by no means made an official public look.

An up to date model of Hyundai’s present i30 N is predicted to be launched in Australia quickly with an uprated 2.0-litre turbo engine producing 206kW and 392Nm (prime). With ever-tightening emissions legal guidelines being launched globally, it is believable the next-generation Hyundai i30 N might obtain the high-revving hybrid 2.3-litre when it arrives round 2025.


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