Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery

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  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    The RM19 prototype is a mid-engined hatchback that’s destined to become Hyundai’s halo car in the near future
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything about the RM19, but it’s suddenly in the headlines once again.
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    It all comes thanks to Hyundai’s Head of R&D, Albert Biermann, in a video posted by JP Performance
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    The RM19, like the RM14, RM15, and RM16, has been powered by a 2.0-liter inline-four
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    The current prototypes (there are only two) have switched over to a 2.3-liter engine
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    They also feature an eight-speed DCT as opposed to the original six-speed sequential transmission
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    The new engine is actually down to around 350 HP and 339 LB-FT vs the previous engine’s 390-HP figure
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    In the video, the prototype is able to reach 62 mph in 4.3 seconds, but a Hyundai employee has managed to hit it in 3.88 seconds
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    The prototypes are currently testing in both Europe and Korea, and each one is said to cost around $590,000
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    When the RM19 goes into production, though, buying one could cost around $87,000
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    That’s about what you’ll pay today for a Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    But, you’ll get Porsche 718 GT4 Performance, so there will be big value for the money spent
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
    When production will happen, however, is still a mystery, but it’s clear Hyundai is striving for perfection
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    Swipe up to see the video and read more about this latest development!
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
  • Hyundai Isn't Done With the Mid-Engined RM19 Superhatch - gallery
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