2021 Hyundai Veloster N Comes with 8-Speed DCT, More Standard Equipment

Prices for the DCT equipped Veloster N are not revealed yet.


The 2021 Hyundai Veloster N will be hitting the American roads soon featuring an eight-speed wet dual-clutch transmission (DCT). An excellent option for customers who are not satisfied with the six-speed manual, the DCT has many advantages over its manual counterpart. We are talking about rev-matching, launch control function, and the N Power Shift mode that triggers when the driver pushes the throttle hard (going over 90%).

The 2021 Hyundai Veloster N can hit 96 km/h from standstill in only 5.6 seconds compared to the 5.8 secs it does with the manual.

To create an extra oomph, the N Grin Shift mode increases the torque yield to 377 Newton-meters for 20 seconds instead of the standard 353 Nm.

The hot hatch boasts steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters as well as allows drivers to retract on the gearshift to escalate the gears.

New to the 2021 Hyundai Veloster N are the latest standard sport seats that are 2 kilograms lighter than the outgoing model, in addition to, standard Performance Package (previously it was optional). It means the new Veloster N now has 275 horsepower (205 kW) on tap. The automaker has also installed 19-inch wheels, bigger brakes, and an electronically controlled limited-slip differential.

Standard features inside comprise of eight-inch infotainment display and a set of driver assistance systems such as forward collision-avoidance assist, lane following assist, lane keeping assist, driver attention warning, blind spot collision-avoidance assist, and rear cross-traffic collision warning.

Prices for the DCT equipped Veloster N models are not revealed yet. We also do not know when it will be available in the UAE. Stay tuned for updates!

Source and Images: Motor1

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