Hyundai i30

Hyundai i30 debuts first N Line package, more to follow

Jul 19, 2018

As promised, Hyundai is launching a new N Line sub-brand which will provide sporty variants for showroom models. And the first has just been revealed; the i30 N Line. Hyundai announced earlier this year that...

Video: Hyundai i30 N Fastback spotted at Nurburgring, quieter than N hatch?

Jul 05, 2018

Hyundai has been spotted testing a potent i30 Fastback at the Nurburgring, with all signs pointing to the anticipated Hyundai i30 N Fastback. It was recently seen barking out an animated turbo soundtrack on the...

Honda Civic Type R vs Hyundai i30 N vs Peugeot 308 GTi: Comparison (video)

Jul 03, 2018

If you’re after a very quick front-wheel drive hot hatch, you’re in luck. In fact, you’re spoiled for choice at the moment. We’ve gathered the Honda Civic Type R, the Hyundai i30 N, and the...

2018 Hyundai i30 updates announced for Australia, range expanded

Apr 12, 2018

Hyundai Australia has announced the 2018 Hyundai i30 range, bringing in some upgrades and changes for the new model year, while the lineup is expanded to offer more variety. Joining the range is the Elite...

2018 Hyundai i30 N review – Australian launch (video)

Mar 29, 2018

To come from nowhere and burst into a field of very senior and very experienced competitors is daunting. To actually better them would be a miracle. Can the new Hyundai i30 N take on the...

Hyundai i30 N getting track-ready accessories, 8spd DCT on the way

Mar 21, 2018

Hyundai will launch its first-ever proper hot hatch in a couple of weeks, called the i30 N, and already there are plans to introduce some track-ready accessories and more variants. Initially, the i30 N will...

Hyundai i30 N warranty covers track use, on sale in April

Mar 19, 2018

The hot hatch segment is about to be rattled with the introduction of the all-new Hyundai i30 N. It comes in as Hyundai’s first-ever dedicated performance model – under the N brand – and its...

2018 Hyundai i30 N on sale in April from $39,990

Feb 23, 2018

Hyundai has surprised hot hatch fans with a cheaper-than-expected entry price for the high-performance i30 N turbocharged hatchback, arriving in Australia in April. The car will be offered locally in its highest state of tune,...

Top 10 best-selling cars in Australia during 2017

Jan 04, 2018

The national VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations during December 2017 have been revealed, confirming the best-selling vehicles for the entire year. For our usual big report on the monthly figures see the full report...

PerformanceDrive’s top 10 best new cars of 2017

Dec 27, 2017

Here at PD we don’t do ‘car of the year’ features, mainly because we aren’t paid by any of the car manufacturers to do so. But it has been a massive year for the Aussie...

2018 Hyundai i30 SR manual review (video)

Sep 13, 2017

It was not too long ago that there was a stigma of inferiority associated with any vehicle built in Asia. Through time, it was the Japanese brands like Toyota and Honda that were first to...

2018 Hyundai i30 Premium diesel review (video)

Aug 14, 2017

The 2018 Hyundai i30 is the brand’s latest bid to dominate one of the most competitive market segments in Australia; small hatches. While Hyundai’s reputation has improved overall, to the point where the i30 routinely...

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