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I just read, yesterday, that Hyundai is coming out with a line of N performance parts for the Veloster to begin with but is planning to come out with parts for its other "sport" models...Fingers crossed for our Elantras. I really want a little more performance out of my GT but do not want to jeopardize the factory warranty.
 

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I just read, yesterday, that Hyundai is coming out with a line of N performance parts for the Veloster to begin with but is planning to come out with parts for its other "sport" models...Fingers crossed for our Elantras. I really want a little more performance out of my GT but do not want to jeopardize the factory warranty.
Just debuted at the Detroit Auto show. Exact same engine / specs. To early to know if any accessory add ons will be available. Some adjustments to motor mounts, sway bars, elec steering, and springs. So there will be some handling improvement. Manual shift cars will get Michelin Sport Pilot Summer tires (big upgrade) Different front bumper, driving lights. Interior identical other than the steering wheel.
 

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I know the new N variant is a direct replacement for the Sport, but have they not also improved the handling? I'm seeing mention of new sway bars, stiffer springs and better factory rubber.
 

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I know the new N variant is a direct replacement for the Sport, but have they not also improved the handling? I'm seeing mention of new sway bars, stiffer springs and better factory rubber.
sways and engine mounts will be revised. shocks will be retuned, as will the steering calibration. I think swapping out the engine mounts and sways would be easy. I doubt that swapping the suspension will be of much benefit. I am planning on sourcing the front and rear bumpers though... they look way better.
 

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Often waiting for aftermarket engine mounts turn out to be the actual solution because getting them to help us small guy out takes a lot of motivation on their end.
 

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I've got no use for the N unless they up the HP to compete with the other hot hatches out there. I feel close to 300 HP would do it. I'd strongly consider trading my 2018 GT Sport toward one with that much go.
 

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Even the new Veloster N isn't hitting that threshold in max spec. With the performance pack its only putting out 275hp.
 

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Even the new Veloster N isn't hitting that threshold in max spec. With the performance pack its only putting out 275hp.
Hyundai had to play it safe because with models like the Type R and Focus RS its hard to compete and Hyundai never offered real performance trims till now.
 

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N-Line OEM bumpers aren't compatible with Elantra GT Sport

@bobdod04,
I was just at my Hyundai dealership and had them look up the N-line front and rear bumpers against my VIM (Elantra GT Sport). They said the parts aren't compatible.
 

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@bobdod04,
I was just at my Hyundai dealership and had them look up the N-line front and rear bumpers against my VIM (Elantra GT Sport). They said the parts aren't compatible.
I trust dealership folk about as much as door to door insurance salesmen. You need to consider the facts and think logically here. The GT N-line uses the same sheet metal as the GTS. That means the hood and fenders are the same. The headlights are also the same. The only thing that has changed is the plastic fascia and DRLs that are mounted in the new fascia. I am 100% confidant that if you took the whole fascia assembly from the N-line (including the DRLs and all of the trim on it), it would be a direct bolt on replacement for the GTS. You would likely have to paint it though since I don't think the paint colors carry over.
 

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N line is complete flop. They removed 2 safety features and wireless charger. Now this car is POS. I do not care for HP or 'improved handling' as I do not drive like an idiot but need those 3 removed features.

Hyundai crashed my dream having little amazing car with all possible technology. Shame.

Well, go back to Honda or Mazda.

I will not bother you anymore...
 

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N line is complete flop. They removed 2 safety features and wireless charger. Now this car is POS. I do not care for HP or 'improved handling' as I do not drive like an idiot but need those 3 removed features.

Hyundai crashed my dream having little amazing car with all possible technology. Shame.

Well, go back to Honda or Mazda.

I will not bother you anymore...
well, sheesh... good riddance I guess. Not sure what features were removed, though... the specs I saw for US were identical to GTS...
 

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N line is complete flop. They removed 2 safety features and wireless charger. Now this car is POS. I do not care for HP or 'improved handling' as I do not drive like an idiot but need those 3 removed features.

Hyundai crashed my dream having little amazing car with all possible technology. Shame.

Well, go back to Honda or Mazda.

I will not bother you anymore...
well, sheesh... good riddance I guess. Not sure what features were removed, though... the specs I saw for US were identical to GTS...

I believe he is from Canada. Looks like blind spot and rear cross traffic were removed along with wireless charging for Canadian market. I guess we will have to wait for an actual USA sample to see if the same happens here on the Tech package models. I don't 100% trust anything in print saying one way or another.
 

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I believe he is from Canada. Looks like blind spot and rear cross traffic were removed along with wireless charging for Canadian market. I guess we will have to wait for an actual USA sample to see if the same happens here on the Tech package models. I don't 100% trust anything in print saying one way or another.
Haha, having the level of aggression and anger that myabehyundai has about losing those "features" is hilarious. I have the GTS with Tech and personally, I hate the BSM and cross traffic alert features. I have the BSM turned off because its very conservative and beeps at me when I try to change lanes any time there a car anywhere near me. If I only changed lanes when the BSM says I am "safe" to do so, I'd never be able to change lanes driving in the Philly area. The cross traffic alert is also annoying and I don't trust it. I make it a point to, you know, LOOK where I am going when I am backing up. I love this car, and honestly those features are more of an annoyance than a benefit for me. The whole point of the tech package is ACC and maybe the roof if you are into that.
 

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Most of the "tech" features on new cars do nothing for me. Neither do cosmetic add-ons. I like the conservative "Euro" styling, the practicality, the sporty ride, handling and performance of my 2018 GT Sport. The only thing that'd make me consider an "N" version would be more HP along with the DCT.
 

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N line is complete flop. They removed 2 safety features and wireless charger. Now this car is POS. I do not care for HP or 'improved handling' as I do not drive like an idiot but need those 3 removed features.

Hyundai crashed my dream having little amazing car with all possible technology. Shame.

Well, go back to Honda or Mazda.

I will not bother you anymore...

Why bother to look at an N-line if you don't care about HP or handling? The removal of these two features does not make a car a flop. Bye.
 

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Well, just my opinion. I have a 73 L82 Corvette and a 2010 bad arse Charger R/T. Let me tell you that little N Line I just bought ( for my wife ha ha) is a kick to whip around. Small, quick and nimble. Don’t sell it short.
 
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