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Hyundai Creta N line, all we know ahead of launch

Hyundai’s most successful car is all set to please sporty customers on March 11. The new facelifted Creta has already disturbed the sleep of many competitors and we all knew this following soon after. Because this is not the first time we have seen this ritual from the manufacturer.

Now the inevitable N line avatar can be booked with an amount of Rs 25,000. Keeping the sporty credentials Creta N line will be solely mated with 1.5-litre turbo petrol which is good class leading for 160hp.

However, the choice of transmission might not reciprocated with all enthusiasts. Even though the seven-speed DCT has paddle shifters, it would be nice if the brand also throws in a manual transmission.

More importantly, what makes us happy is that the water down Namyang Line is not just another paint job. The efforts will be seen in and out and will also turn heads. The brand claims the N-line carries WRC inspiration to attract a younger audience.

What’s new?

The N line for the first time gets a unique sporty front grille with more body colour and a redesigned skid plate. As usual, Creta will be offered in an N line blue colour along with lavish use of red inserts. Our opinion on these sharp cuts is reserved until we get to see it in the flesh. 

More on the exterior, just like the siblings Creta N line will also get dual exhaust tips with a flavoured tune and N badges. 18-inch alloys will exclusively cater to the Creta N line dripping with red front and rear brake callipers.

The Interior of the regular Creta and the N line will have a day and night difference, literally. The bright cabin is replaced with a darker and meaner philosophy. You cannot think of anything sporty without Bred. Yes, the story goes the same here as well along with a superior N line steering wheel. 

Subtle N line badges are shared between the steering wheel, gear knob and new black leatherette seats. The brand quotes the entire aesthetics along with red stitching and inserts “athletic”. 

On the mechanical side nothing much but, the suspension setup is re-tuned and stiffened along with weighted steering dynamics. The aim is to compliment well in the corners in terms of feel and confidence. 

At what cost?

The Creta N line is speculated to have 2 trims namely N6 and N8. The N line is said to be upwards of Rs 20.5 lakh which will be at least Rs 60,000 more than regular Creta. If Hyundai can sell Ex Creta in lots, this new hot spicier Creta N line might be sold like hot spicy Vada pavs.

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