Passion for performance by Hyundai.
Performance that gets drivers’ hearts beating faster.
With Hyundai N – our high-performance sub-brand – we provide our customers fun-to-drive cars with dynamic everyday driving capabilities and racetrack-capable performance that will get drivers’ hearts beating faster.
2012 – A new contender.In 2012, we unveiled the i20 WRC concept car at the Paris Motor Show and announced our re-entry to the WRC. And just three months later, Hyundai Motorsport was established in Alzenau, Germany.
2013 – Full scale debut.2013 marked our full-scale debut with the unveiling of the newly improved i20 WRC Concept Car at the Geneva Motor Show, March 2013 and the establishment of our European Technical Center in Nürburgring.
2014 - Taking the podium.We celebrated our maiden victory at Rally Germany in 2014 as well as taking four podiums and finishing fourth in the WRC with our i20 WRC. Albert Biermann appointed as Executive Vice President in December.
2015 - A glimpse into the future.Step-by-step, our engineers have been building, researching and developing new technology since 2012. In the fall of 2015, the full-on launch of high-performance N was announced.
2016 - N making progress.The public’s first look at the performance of i30 N's powertrain generated a whirlwind of anticipation. And we successfully completed the 24 Hours Nürburgring Endurance Race with i30 N Prototype.
2017 - A new car for a new era.In 2017, the award-winning i30 N marked the premiere of the new Hyundai N high-performance range and the i30 N TCR won its first race ever at the Zhejiang international circuit in China.
2018 - The new takeoff.2018 saw the launch of Veloster N and i30 Fastback N as well as the founding of the High-Performance Vehicle & Motorsport Division. Led the 2018 WTCR Series with Top Performance by i30 N TCR Drivers.
2019 – Winning championship.Hyundai Motorsport secured its maiden title in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC), finishing the 2019 season on top of the manufacturers’ standings – only 5 years after their WRC debut in 2014.
2020 - The next generation.The new i30 N and new i30 Fastback N are launched. Driven by lessons learned in our i30 N TCR race package and motivated by feedback from our N-thusiast community, major performance enhancements are on board.
Hyundai will develop the technology to create fun and pleasant cars that are not just for a specific subset of people. We want to appeal to a much wider audience.
Hyundai N will be the most respected manufacturer of high-performance products in its segment that gets the hearts of customers racing and keeps them coming.