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Hyundai Elantra GT, GT N Line head to the automotive graveyard – Roadshow





See ya later, Elantra GT.


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It is the tip of the road for 2 European-centric Hyundais bought within the US. The Hyundai Elantra GT and GT N Line will probably be now not for 2021.

Hyundai confirmed each fashions will chunk the mud in its 2021 car updates and the rationale is fairly blunt. The Elantra GT does not serve a lot of a function any longer now that the Hyundai Venue and Kona exist. Each are much more interesting to US patrons searching for some SUV aptitude.

As for the Elantra GT N Line, the Korean automaker mentioned the upcoming Elantra N Line beneath improvement will take its place. That is the brand new sedan set to launch later this 12 months. The “GT” identify has at all times signified the hatchback model of the Elantra within the US, whereas it is bought in Europe (and can proceed to be bought) because the i30.

Other than the 2 hatchbacks going away, not a lot else adjustments throughout the Hyundai lineup for 2021. The Elantra sedan is the largest deal, because it underwent a total redesign. Elsewhere, automobiles and SUVs carryover largely unchanged. The Kona introduces a brand new Night Edition, whereas the Palisade provides an much more luxurious Calligraphy trim.

For these itching for a sporty hatchback from Hyundai, the Veloster nonetheless stays, and the full-blown Veloster N will get some updates for 2021.

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