Hyundai sports division N introduced a new modification of hot hatch Veloster N with a robotic gearbox. The novelty has received a seven percent increase in traction and a number of subsystems, control algorithms of the transmission.
“Robot” 8DCT with two wet-clutch and eight speed transmission designed for the engine family Smartstream. He made his debut on the KIA Sorento fourth generation. On the Veloster N transmission got the original software and several new features. For example, the add-Shift N Grin (NGS) for 20 seconds raises boost pressure, thereby providing a seven percent increase in thrust (378 Nm is 353).
A function of N Power Shift (NPS) is activated at 90-percent throttle opening, and selects the optimum transfer time for top gear. And N Track Shift Sense (NTS) will automatically change the timings of the switches on the track when it recognizes the appropriate style of riding. To the first hundred Veloster N a “robot” accelerates in 5.6 seconds – 0.5 seconds faster than the machine with “mechanics” – and the movement continues “turboservice” 2.0, developing 275 horsepower.
In addition to the new transmission, the updated Veloster N got a media complex with an eight-inch display and a JBL sound system. At the same time hot hatch got a set of security systems SmartSense with lane control, automatic high beams, a system for avoiding frontal collision and tracking of cross traffic from behind.
Among the options appeared armchairs-ladles N Light Sports Bucket Seats with integrated headrests and illuminated logo, which is two pounds lighter than usual.