Hyundai announces i30 Fastback, to go on sale in European markets in early 2018

Hyundai is about to introduce another model of the i30 range called as the i30 Fastback. The newer model of the car will be featuring the same signature Cascading Grille and a lowered backline merging with the spoiler at the end of the making the car look more sedan-like than hatchback.

Image: Hyundai

Image: Hyundai

The car will feature full LED Daytime Running Lights and premium bezel round-off around the corners garnering the car a more muscular look than the previous edition.

The car will be coming with 12 exterior colours, while the interiors can be chosen from a set of three colour options which are Oceanids black, Slate Grey or the new and unique Merlot red interior.

Under the hood the i30 Fastback has two downsized turbocharged petrol engines, coming in two variants of 1.4 T-GDI four-cylinder engine with 138 bhp or 1.0 T-GDI three-cylinder engine with 118 bhp. The 1.4 litre engine will come with a six-speed shift gearbox or the seven-speed dual clutch transmission while the 1.0 litre only has the six-speed manual transmission only.


There will also be a diesel variant of the car which will be featuring 1.6-litre four-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine with two power variant of a standard version with 108 bhp and a ‘high power’ version with  134 bhp. However, both these models will be available with the 6MT or 7DCT.


The car will be having the same safety features as the standard i30 with blind spot detection, autonomous emergency braking, seven-airbag system and rear cross traffic alert. The i30 Fastback is the third iteration of the standard i30 model and will be going on sale early 2018 in the European markets. There has been no indication so far of the car hitting Indian roads.


Updated Date: Jul 18, 2017 14:25 PM