Hyundai N Performance Brand to Launch With Wild New Concept Car

Stephen Elmer
by Stephen Elmer

Hyundai plans to launch its new N sub-brand of performance vehicles at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

The new push into the performance world will be lead by the unveiling of Hyundai’s Vision Gran Turismo Concept, the latest in a long line of concept cars that will only be available in the popular Gran Turismo video game. Hyundai says that the wild looking concept car will be a teaser of what is to come from the N sub-brand.

Alongside the Vision GT Concept (teased above), Hyundai will also be showing off an early version of its upcoming World Rally Championship race car based on the i20, which it plans to compete with starting in the 2016 season.

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Finally, Hyundai’s RM15 Concept, which is a mid-engine Veloster with a 296 hp 2.0-liter turbo engine, will also be on display. Hyundai says that the concept is “undergoing further developments to apply high-performance technology to Hyundai Motor cars in many exciting ways.”

Hyundai will debut all of these car at the Frankfurt Motor Show on Tuesday, September 15.

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Stephen Elmer
Stephen Elmer

Stephen covers all of the day-to-day events of the industry as the News Editor at AutoGuide, along with being the AG truck expert. His truck knowledge comes from working long days on the woodlot with pickups and driving straight trucks professionally. When not at his desk, Steve can be found playing his bass or riding his snowmobile or Sea-Doo. Find Stephen on <A title="@Selmer07 on Twitter" href="">Twitter</A> and <A title="Stephen on Google+" href="">Google+</A>

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  • Mike Mike on Aug 27, 2015

    They better concentrate on fixing their slumping sales, rather than invest all their money, time, and energy on this niche category. They aren't at that level yet.

  • Smartacus Smartacus on Aug 27, 2015

    a mid-engine anything will put them right on the map