LEAKED! – Autopista.es brings the first official image of the Hyundai i30

The third generation of the Hyundai i30 will be unveiled at the next Paris Motor Show, about to open its gates. But the Spanish website Autopista.es has managed to obtain the first official image of the C-segment hatchback. Some could claim this is a photoshopped image, but we do not believe it is. And it identical to the teaser already released some weeks ago. Check it out.

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The new i30 wil be the first one to introduce the N versions. The car has been photographed lots of times undergoing tests at Nürburgring Nordschleife, what leads us to expect not only a powerful car, but also a sharp one. According to Autopista.es, it will be powered by the 1.6 GDI engine, but with a 147 kW power delivery. The new i30 will also use the 1.0 3-cylinder engine that is already under the hood of the i20 Sport, for example.

Let’s wait for more news about the hatchback. It has maintained its styling. If it also keeps prices competitive, there is a good chance it will be a hit. Again.

Gustavo Henrique Ruffo

I have been an automotive journalist since 1998 and have worked for many important Brazilian newspapers and magazines, such as the local edition of Car and Driver and Quatro Rodas, Brazilian's biggest car magazine. I have also worked for foreign websites, such as World Car Fans and won a few journalism prizes, among them three SAE Journalism Awards and the 2017 IAM RoadSmart Safety Award. I am the author of "The Traffic Cholesterol", a book about bad drivers that you can buy at Hotmart, Google Play, Amazon and Kobo.