Hyundai’s new-era Tucson mid-dimension SUV has prolonged been rumoured to receive the go-rapid N treatment method, but could this be what it ends up searching like?
The new render from KDesign AG imagines what little essentially needs to be carried out to turn the by now in-your-confront fourth-generation Tucson into a genuine Mazda CX-5 Turbo beater.
Adopting a number of styling cues from the Kona N Line, the imagined Tucson N wears a sporty front bumper and intense foglight style and design to match its Lego-block-like headlights and entrance grille.
Amazingly, the presently-intense aspect profile is still left relative untouched, but the brilliant crimson paintwork is contrasted with darkened fender flares, roof and reduced side mouldings.
Tinted tail-lights also give the intended Tucson N a additional menacing glimpse, though a more popular rear diffuser and twin-exhaust shops are also fitted on the render.
Hyundai is continue to still to affirm the existence of the sizzling mid-dimensions SUV, with studies not long ago surfacing that the Tucson N will not be crafted and the selection will instead be topped by an N Line variant.
The rumoured Tucson N was supposedly to get a 254kW-plus 2.5-litre turbo-petrol four-cylinder motor that would have blown rivals like the Mazda CX-5 and Toyota RAV4 out of the water.
The N Line on the other hand, is very likely to score the exact same motor with a 213kW/422Nm tune paired to an 8-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-travel technique – which will even now easily outmuscle the 170kW/420Nm Mazda CX-5 Turbo and incoming 183kW/387Nm Ford Escape.
For reference, the nearby line-up of the fourth-gen Tucson will launch in the initial half of 2021 and initially be provided with a 1.6- and 2.-litre turbo-petrol, or 2.-litre diesel motor.