The South Korean carmaker, Hyundai has introduced a new model in its i30 range – the i30 fastback. First introduced in 2016, the i30 fastback will feature Hyundai’s signature Cascading Grille, a lowered, sloping roof line ending in an arched spoiler line integrated into the body shell, and a strong C-Pillar. Full LED Daytime Running Lights and headlamps with a premium dark bezel round off along with strong body corners provide the car a muscular appearance.
The i30 fastback gets total twelve exterior colours - three pearl choices – Stargazing Blue, Micron Grey and Phantom Black, and seven metallic choices – Clean Slate Blue, Intense Copper, Moon Rock, Fiery Red, Platinum Silver, Ara Blue and White Sand, plus two solid choices - Engine Red and Polar White. For the interior, customers can choose from three colour options: Oceanids black, Slate Grey or the new and unique Merlot red interior. You can see the video below:-
The powertrain line-up of the i30 Fastback consists of two downsized turbocharged petrol engines, Customers can choose between the 1.4 T-GDI turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 138 bhp or the 1.0 T-GDI turbocharged three-cylinder engine with 118 bhp. The 1.4-litre T-GDI petrol engine is offered with the six-speed manual transmission or the seven-speed dual clutch transmission, the 1.0 T-GDI is offered with the 6MT.
The i30 Fastback’s powertrain line-up will be further expanded with the addition of 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine available with two power outputs: a version with 108 bhp and a ‘high power’ version with 134 bhp. Both versions will be available with the 6MT or 7DCT.
The safety features on the car remain the same as the standard model, with autonomous emergency braking, rear cross traffic alert, blind spot detection and seven-airbag system. The third iteration of the i30 range will go on sale in the European markets by early 2018. Till now there are no updates from the company to introduce it in the Indian market.