2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Will be a Sporty Hatchback. Introduced during 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show as a compact sedan, Hyundai decided to release a new hatchback version of the car, 2018 Hyundai Elantra. This new car is reported to get the special touch to be an N division performance car while receives “GT” title as well. Here is the latest report on the car.
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Specifications
Power and Specs
According to the latest report, this 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT hatchback is going to benefit from at least two engine options. The first engine should be four cylinders 2.0-liter engine that generate 147 hp of power output and 132 lb-ft of torque performance. The other engine will be turbocharged four cylinders 1.4-liter engine that produces 128 hp of power output and 156 lb-ft of torque performance. In addition to it, due to the rumor that this car will have performance variants too under N division of the brand, there is a possibility of a Sport model that generates up to 201 hp of power output. In short, the mentioned powertrain lineup above is not yet complete. We should get more updates on it.
Spy shots, Exterior and Interior
Like it has been mentioned above, this is used to be a compact sedan. However, the newer version will possibly appear as a hatchback, as seen on its spied testing vehicle. From outside, this car looks like it receives slim and sporty headlights. It also gets hexagonal grille as well.
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The entire surfaces are now featuring refined and clean look, proposing elegant look of the car. Front grille seems to be bigger, featuring matte black honeycomb insert on it. Unlike the sedan revealed in 2015, this new 2018 Hyundai Elantra GT front grille doesn’t feature horizontal chrome accent on it. The other looks seem sharp enough. Being a low stance car, it also offers less plump and longer look.
2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Release Date and Price
This car is supposed to be a 2018 model so that we can expect the release sometime next year or in early 2018. Pricing for the car is not known yet. We should be aware more closer to next year. For additional information, the performance version will come to the US as well, while this hatchback may get “i30” title as well.
Handled by Albert Biermann who were in charge for BMW M3 and M5 of the M Performance division, this car is going to be promising. If this series used to be the not-a-hot vehicle in the market, the thing would be different eventually with the new 2018 Hyundai Elantra. Stay tuned for complete details.
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