Hyundai Motor Company unveiled the high performance version of the Elantra sedan christened as Elantra Sport. The vehicle has been unveiled in South Korea, the home country of the manufacturer, and it will be called the Avante Sport there.
The Sport version features aggressive body style with beefier front bumper that incorporates larger air intakes. The all-black front grille makes the face of the sedan sporty and it also houses Sport logo on the top right corner. The reworked headlamp unit now comes with red accents. On the side profile, the skirts give the vehicle a sporty stance, which is complemented by 18-inch alloy wheels. Alloy wheels are available in different styles. The sporty bits carried to the rear of the car with a faux diffuser and exhaust tips finished in chrome. The LED tail lamps also sports separate design compared to the regular version of the Elantra.
The interior is spruced up with leather bucket seats with contrast stitching. The steering comes with flat bottom, a dedicated cluster and semi-punched leather paddle shift extends sportiness inside the cabin.
On the mechanical front, the Elantra Sport is powered by a turbocharged 1.6-litre, four-cylinder engine developing 201bhp and 265Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a standard six-speed manual gearbox and an optional seven-speed, dual-clutch automatic. Hyundai claims the Elantra Sport takes eight seconds to reach 100kmph from standstill.