F30POST
F30POST
2012-2015 BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum
BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
BMW 3-Series and 4-Series Forum (F30 / F32) | F30POST > BIMMERPOST Universal Forums > General Automotive (non-BMW) Talk + Photos/Videos > Hyundai Unveils the new Elantra N Performance Sport Sedan
proTUNING Freaks
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-01-2021, 09:47 PM   #67
heavyD^2
Colonel
heavyD^2's Avatar
Canada
2933
Rep
2,558
Posts

Drives: X3M Competition
Join Date: Apr 2018
Location: Too close to Santa

iTrader: (0)

I wish they didn't go with so much black plastic on the front end. As with the new RS3 all the black plastic looks homely and cheap. BMW is also guilty of adding a lot of black plastic these days and even Porsche isn't immune as the updated Macan has all this black plastic on the front end and it looks worse than the outgoing models. I have to wonder what's driving this in the industry as it just doesn't look great.
Appreciate 2
jmack420.00
      12-02-2021, 08:38 PM   #68
Donatello.
Private First Class
66
Rep
112
Posts

Drives: .
Join Date: Apr 2020
Location: US

iTrader: (0)

How much? Might be worth a cheap lease
Appreciate 0
      12-02-2021, 08:49 PM   #69
pakman340xi
New Member
5
Rep
11
Posts

Drives: 370z G37xS
Join Date: Aug 2020
Location: Chicago

iTrader: (0)

Very interested in the Elantra N, since I want to go back to a fun compact car for a daily, but I won't be buying any car until summer 2022 anyways.

If new car inventory ramps up next year we might see nice discounts on this car.
Appreciate 1
      12-02-2021, 10:01 PM   #70
OkieSnuffBox
Captain
539
Rep
635
Posts

Drives: '13 135i
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: OKC, OK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Red Bread View Post
And google the 2021 average new car price, it's $45,0xx. I saw Forbes, CNET and Edmunds all listed the same number.
To be fair, the supply chain issues and peoples idiocy to overpay is really the main driver of that.

That's up from $37k last year.
Appreciate 2
AlexFL6076.50
      12-03-2021, 07:48 PM   #71
stein_325i
Ring Leader of G8X Haters
stein_325i's Avatar
United_States
18152
Rep
7,557
Posts

Drives: BMW/Benz
Join Date: Dec 2017
Location: Maryland

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by Germanauto View Post
But on the flip side, I have to wonder who the target buyer is for this car?
The Civic/Golf/Focus crowd will likely be buying this, as well as the tuner crowd. Veloster N's, K5's and Stingers have been popping up at car shows/meet ups more and more recently and are gaining a following. With the Elantra having four proper doors (versus the Veloster's less practical body style) and being of a similar price to the Veloster N, this will likely have greater reach and demand to a larger audience than the Veloster did, not to mention the warranties and maintenance are pretty generous which should help a few budget conscious buyers.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Germanauto View Post
It seems like such a niche product that I won't be surprised if in a couple years we hear about it being killed off. Hyundai does not have the brand following that say VW or Honda does which allows the latter brands to get away with niche cars like the GTI/R and Civic Type R.
I don't think this type of car will be killed off by Hyundai, at least not before any sort of EV era. Hyundai has the funds to support their N division, and has been using Biermann and their team of poached Germans to the greatest of their abilities. Not to mention the N Division will will also be modifying Hyundai's future EV's, ensuring a future for the division.

Prototype Drive: Hyundai RM20e Teases the Future of N
__________________
Daily: 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS 53 Weekend: 2008 BMW Z4 M Wife's: 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450
Retired: '95 E36 325i 5MT / '04 E46 330i 6MT / '11 E90 335xi / '17 G30 540i / '19 F87 M2C 6MT / '20 MB GLC 300
Appreciate 2
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:07 AM.




f30post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST