Hot little hatchbacks — also called sport compacts — have been around since the 1970s, and the class has fallen in and out of fashion over the decades. Powerful, affordable, and usually front-wheel drive, these hot hatches have had a recent resurgence, and one of the hottest is the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N.
Much like BMW’s M Division, or AMG at Mercedes-Benz, N is Hyundai’s recently created in-house speed shop and it’s responsible for adding power and handling to its mainstream models. The turbocharged Veloster N, which competes with the Honda Civic Si and Volkswagen Golf GTI, is its latest product. More are on the way, including the Sonata N-Line and souped-up versions of its SUVs. Here are 10 things you need to know about the 2020 Hyundai Veloster N.