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A fresh stack of spy photos of the upcoming Hyundai Veloster N have made their way on to the web this week. The photos show the mule losing some of the camo that we have seen in previous spy shots and are able to pull some new details. The most apparent item is a new rear wing mounted the roof. We can also make out a set of large tailpipes and the front grille extending towards the bottom of the bumper, possibly hinting that there is an intercooler hiding behind it.

We also got an idea of what is in store for the standard Veloster. Hyundai has decided to drop the split-window liftgate of the current model and go for a regular hatchback. We also note there is coupe-like styling for the roofline.

The Veloster N will be the second model from Hyundai's new N performance lineup and the first N model to arrive in the U.S. It is expected that the Veloster N will share the powertrain found in the i30 N - a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder 246 horsepower. A performance package bumps power to 270.

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Looks like an intercooler in the pics for the turbo system. Exhaust is a joke as you can clearly see they increased the size of the exhaust tips but the pipes are small.

Talk about blind spots on those rear quarter panels.

Over all Meh, to this updated version. Probably still tiny inside too.

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2 hours ago, dfelt said:

Looks like an intercooler in the pics for the turbo system. Exhaust is a joke as you can clearly see they increased the size of the exhaust tips but the pipes are small.

Talk about blind spots on those rear quarter panels.

Over all Meh, to this updated version. Probably still tiny inside too.

It is tiny, even for me and I'm only 5'10". 

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Cheap performance is always nice in the marketplace, but I hope this car is actually cheap.  246 hp is what is in a Sonata 2.0 Turbo that is like $27k and a larger, more luxurious car.

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And slower and less nimble and less sporting and less is more. Sounds like an old light beer commercial.

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6 hours ago, 67impss said:

And slower and less nimble and less sporting and less is more. Sounds like an old light beer commercial.

Your right sounds like that piss Budweiser Lite crap they sell. :puke:

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