New Hyundai Tucson N Line on sale now priced from £31,110
Hyundai has separated the Tucson N Line vary into two fashions. The usual N Line variant comes as commonplace with 19-inch alloy wheels, a reprofiled entrance bumper with bigger intakes and a extra aggressive rear diffuser with twin-exit exhausts. Consumers additionally get a brand new tailgate spoiler and a recent radiator grille.
Inside, the sporty Tucson options the standard vary of N Line tweaks, which incorporates an N-branded steering wheel, black headlining and a pair of sports activities seats trimmed in black suede and leather-based. The cabin makeover is accomplished with a set of aluminium pedals and distinctive treadplates.
Normal gear contains heated entrance seats, dual-zone local weather management, parking sensors and a wi-fi smartphone charging pad. Consumers additionally get Hyundai’s newest 10.25-inch digital instrument cluster and infotainment system pairing, each of which have been loaded with N Line graphics to match the automotive’s badging.
The extra generously outfitted Hyundai Tucson N Line S is priced from £32,810 and provides three-zone local weather management, a heated steering wheel, an eight-speaker Krell audio system and an electrical panoramic sunroof. There’s some further security gear, too, corresponding to a blind spot collision warning system and rear cross site visitors alert.
The entry-level mannequin includes a pure combustion model of the 1.6-litre with an output of 148bhp and 250Nm of torque. Hyundai says that’s sufficient for a 0–62mph time of 10.3 seconds and a prime velocity of 117mph. The engine is just out there with the agency’s new Clever Handbook Transmission, which makes use of a 48-volt electrical linkage for the clutch.
Hyundai does supply a seven-speed computerized possibility, however the improve additionally provides mild-hybrid help. Two outputs can be found; a front-wheel drive 148bhp variant which prices £33,275 and a four-wheel drive 178bhp mannequin which is priced from £37,065.
As a result of gearbox, the previous mannequin’s 0–62mph time falls to 9.6 seconds, whereas the present strongest automotive’s drops additional to 9.0 seconds flat. The latter engine additionally will increase the Tucson’s prime velocity to 125mph.
Later, Hyundai may even introduce a full hybrid mannequin which blends the 1.6-litre petrol engine with a 59bhp electrical motor and 1.49kWh battery pack, for a most output of 227bhp and 350Nm of torque. The powertrain will include a six-speed computerized gearbox as commonplace.
On the high quality, there’ll be a plug-in hybrid mannequin. It’ll function a 90bhp electrical motor and a bigger 13.8kWh battery pack, which is able to see efficiency rise to 261bhp and 350Nm of torque. Hyundai additionally says the PHEV Tucson ought to be able to travelling round 31 miles on electrical energy alone.
There are a number of choices to select from, too, together with metallic paint and Hyundai’s Tech Pack which provides electronically managed dampers, a 360-degree digicam and a blind-spot digicam feed. The latter possibility can solely be fitted to the 180bhp Tucson N Line S.
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