The Hyundai Elantra N is getting a brand new look that can seemingly apply to the bottom Elantra as effectively.
An Instagram publish and YouTube video launched Tuesday present revised styling for Hyundai’s compact sport sedan, primarily within the type of a brand new nostril that displays the mid-size 2024 Sonata’s futuristic look. The grille is smaller however the decrease air consumption is bigger. The headlight form has modified, and the lights and a trim piece mix to provide the face an unbroken horizontal line. The outboard air intakes are usually not extra visually separated from the grille because it’s now not all black. The rear does not seem to have modified that a lot, although.
2024 Hyundai Elantra N
Hyundai hasn’t proven this new styling on the bottom Elantra, however a camouflaged prototype was spied earlier this yr, with what regarded like a revised entrance fascia beneath the camouflage gear. Some inside modifications could also be a part of the replace as effectively.
The present Elantra, the nameplate’s seventh technology, arrived for the 2021 mannequin yr, with the Elantra N following for 2022. Which means it is about time for a mid-cycle replace, and with the refreshed Elantra N already breaking cowl, it is more likely to be a 2024 mannequin.
It is not clear if any mechanical modifications are deliberate. The Elantra N makes use of a 2.0-liter turbo-4 that sends 276 hp and 289 lb-ft of torque to the entrance wheels. Each 6-speed handbook and 8-speed moist dual-clutch automated transmission choices had been retained for the 2023 mannequin yr. In a primary drive of the Elantra N throughout its debut mannequin yr, we discovered the compact sedan excels on and off the monitor.
The Elantra N is bought alongside the Kona N crossover, which can also be anticipated to get a design replace for 2024. They will quickly be joined by an Ioniq 5 N. Scheduled to debut in July, it will likely be the primary electrical mannequin for the N efficiency sub-brand.