India-bound next-generation Hyundai Elantra: What it drives like [Video]

Hyundai launched the all-new gen Elantra in the international markets. It is sold under the name Avante in markets like South Korea. The new gen Elantra looks entirely different from the one that we have in India. Talking about India, Hyundai is expected to bring this new gen Elantra to our market in 2021. Hyundai also sells more powerful version of their regular hatchbacks and sedans under the badge of NLine and the Elantra also comes with an N Line version. Here we have a video of the Elantra N-Line that shows how different or improved it is from the regular version.

The video has been uploaded by Asian Petrolhead on their youtube channel. The presenter has already driven the regular version and in this video he specifically talks about the N Line version. Starting with the looks, there are some visual changes to the car on the outside. The front grille gets a gloss black finish without any 3D design elements on it. The bumper is redesigned to give it a more sporty and planted look. Then of course there is the N-Line badging that differentiates it from the regular version.

On the side profile, the design remains unchanged but, the the alloy wheels are of different size and design. Rear gets, sharp and sleek looking LED tail lamps and there is black spoiler on the boot for added looks. On the inside, the N-Line version gets a features loaded cabin. The whole cabin gets a black treatment with red accents at places.

India-bound next-generation Hyundai Elantra: What it drives like [Video]

There is a huge 10.4 inch digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment system of the same size. The seats are different front he regular version and provide more support to the driver and co-driver. It is available with a long list of features like sunroof, ventilated seats for both front and rear passengers and decent sized boot.

The N-Line version of the Hyundai Elantra comes with a 1.6 litre turbo petrol engine with a 6-speed manual or a DCT gearbox option. The video presenter was driving the DCT version and it felt pretty to drive drive. The car felt very planted and was extremely powerful too. The N-Line Elantra generates 202 Bhp and 264 Nm of peak torque. It comes with paddle shifter and different drive modes which helps it make more engaging to drive. The presenter was impressed with the performance of the brakes too. Overall, the car felt like a good package and the car felt more fun to drive than the regular version.

Ajeesh Kuttan

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