Hyundai will release a sports version of the Tucson crossover

Hyundai will release a sports version of the Tucson crossover

February 4, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Charged crossover Tucson with a 340-horsepower engine will develop the N-division of the South Korean brand

Hyundai will develop a sports version of the Tucson crossover. The N-division of the South Korean brand is engaged in the creation of the model, reports AutoExpress. According to him, the novelty will compete with the Cupra Ateca, Audi SQ5 and Volkswagen T-Roc R. When the premiere of the car, is not reported.

According to unofficial data, the car will be equipped with a 340-horsepower engine. Acceleration to “hundreds” will take less than six seconds from the “charged” crossover. All other technical details are kept secret. The company only said that Tucson will become the new flagship and will completely change the idea of ​​the brand.

An updated version of the Tucson crossover is currently on sale in Russia. The line of car engines included a two-liter gasoline engine with a capacity of 149 liters. with., as well as a 1.6-liter supercharged unit, issuing 177 horsepower. In addition, the 185-horsepower two-liter diesel engine is available, which is combined with a new eight-speed automatic transmission that replaces the six-speed transmission.

The line of sports cars produced under the N-brand, Hyundai will be launched this year. In the spring, the “charged” i30 N hatchback will get to us, and after it, the N-modifications of the fastback i30 Fastback and the hatchback Veloster will appear. These cars are equipped with a two-liter turbo four, available in two levels of force – 250 and 275 horsepower. The engines work together with a six-speed manual gearbox, but later they will add a version with a robotized transmission to the list of modifications. For example, a top-performance hot hatch i30 N is capable of gaining the first 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds, and its maximum speed is forcibly limited to 250 km per hour.