i30 Brings Home ALL the Gold

Posted by on 19 Mar 2018 under i30

Five Awards Across the Hyundai i30 Range

Five Awards Across the Hyundai i30 Range

Hyundai has wasted no time racking up awards in the new year, doing justice to their marketing slogan: “All taken care of.” Just a couple of months into 2018 and Hyundai already has 9 awards under its (already championship-)belt. Five of these have gone to the Hyundai i30 in its various guises (the i30, i30 N and i30 Fastback). We took a closer look at this award winning range in hopes of discovering its secret ingredient.


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Hyundai steals the show at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Posted by on 28 Mar 2017 under Concept Cars, i30

Hyundai was out in force at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Hyundai was out in force at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show

Despite the cold temperatures outside, things inside the 2017 Geneva Motor Show were most certainly heating up. Hyundai Motor, in a world first, unveiled not one, but two world premiere concept car models. The unprecedented big reveal has shown that Hyundai is once again setting the standard when it comes to innovating within the motor industry.


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Dragons for Africa?

Posted by on 16 Sep 2016 under i30

New Generation Hyundai i30 – Unleash the Dragon

Germany, Nürburg – the great Nürburgring Nordschleife bears witness to the first hatchling of the new generation of Hyundai being put through its paces. The new i30 is the pride and joy of Hyundai and the cornerstone of a new line of cars with which they intend to conquer Europe. “You see and feel this
new spirit in the New Generation i30 – it is a proud statement,” says Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer at Hyundai Motor Group.


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The Hyundai i30: The All in One Car

Posted by on 27 Nov 2015 under i30

Your All in One Vehicle - Hyundai i30

Your All in One Vehicle – Hyundai i30

When it comes to buying a new car, there are so many things that you want it to have: power, comfort, style, plenty of space for the kids and their stuff, and of course low running costs. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could find a car that could be all of this and that was really affordable? Meet the Hyundai i30 – the car for all occasions.


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The Hyundai i30 Hatch Gets Even Hotter

Posted by on 03 Feb 2015 under i30

In recent years the Hyundai i30 has carved a place in the motor market as a sophisticated and classy vehicle. The kind of car that suits the suburbs and could pass as a family car with ease. Up until now that is!

The New Hyundai i30 Turbo

The New Hyundai i30 Turbo


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What NOT to do on Your Road Trip!

Posted by on 14 Apr 2014 under General, i10, i20, i30

South Africa is beautiful and has some of the most scenic roads you will ever drive. Sure there might be pot-holes and the price of fuel is getting insane, but road trips are still some of the best value adventures that you can have in South Africa.

Roadtripping in SA is epic, but be safe!

There is nothing quite like the endless opportunity of the open road!


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How Childproof Is the Hyundai i30?

Posted by on 26 Sep 2013 under i30

In a word… VERY! How do we know this? Because Hyundai UK invited fifteen 4 – 5 year old kids from a school in Buckinghamshire to spend six hours “quality testing” the vehicle on their playing field.


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3-Door Hyundai i30 promo footage revealed

Posted by on 05 Dec 2012 under i30

The sporty 3-door Hyundai i30 created a lot of hype when it was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show recently. Now the Korean automaker has released promotional footage that shows the hot hatch up close and on the road.

The video reveals the subtle differences between the 5-door Hyundai i30 and its new 3-door sibling. It boasts similar light fittings and a recognisable hexagonal grille along with low integrated fog lamps, stronger contour lines, larger sloping doors and exclusive alloy wheels that all add to its dynamic presence.

Our only gripe with the 3-door Hyundai i30 hatch? At present, it’s only expected to reach European showroom floors. But hope springs eternal…

Watch how it takes to the city streets in Hyundai’s promotional video below.



Hyundai i30 SR heats up the stage at Sydney Motor Show

Posted by on 26 Oct 2012 under i30

The Hyundai i30 SR

With 20% more muscle than the current i30 model the Hyundai i30 SR is in a class of its own…

The new Hyundai i30 SR has just been revealed down under at this year’s Sydney Motor Show. Though Hyundai refers to its hot hatch as a concept, it’s in fact more of a pre-production prototype as the automaker has already committed to take it into production next year.

The i30 SR is expected to boast about 20% more muscle as its regular 1.8L engine makes room for a new direct injection 2.0L engine that will deliver 130kW of power and 213Nm of torque.

Hyundai has also added some subtle style enhancements to boost the i30 SR’s sporty character. On the outside it features a new grille and bumper with integrated LED daytime running lights and front fog lights, a new rear diffuser and exclusive 17” alloy rims. On the inside you’ll find sports seats with a mix of leather and vinyl trim along with red fabric inserts.

Can we expect to see the i30 SR in our South African showrooms? According to Hyundai SA it all depends on whether the demand in bigger right-hand drive markets such as Australia and the UK is sufficient. Start crossing your fingers!



New 3-door Hyundai i30 to debut at Paris Motor Show

Posted by on 21 Sep 2012 under i30

Hyundai i30 3-door

Take a look at the new Hyundai i30 3-door…

The new generation 3-door Hyundai i30 has been revealed just days before its official debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. Joining the popular 5-door hatch and internationally released wagon, the latest addition is expected to extend the i30’s appeal to an even wider audience.

The new Hyundai i30’s sporty styling incorporates the brand’s fluidic sculpture design language while the hatch’s angular silhouette and longer front doors create a more dynamic profile. The 3-door i30 also features sportier fog lamp clusters flanking the recognisable hexagonal grille, a remodeled lower rear bumper with a black insert to make it appear wider and exclusive 16-inch alloy wheels. New orange interior trim will be available with colour stitching on the steering wheel, door armrest and gearshift knob.

According to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Hyundai Motor Europe, Allan Rushforth, “The New Generation i30 three-door has been conceived solely for Europe, and will strengthen Hyundai’s presence further in the segment where we have seen our greatest success since 2007. Just as important, its sporty looks – offering a fresh interpretation of fluidic sculpture – will generate greater brand awareness and enhance consumer perceptions of Hyundai in Europe.”