The most obvious change is a new shifter design, which looks to be exactly the same as the one found on the Elantra GT N Line albeit with an N logo on top. This knob will control a new eight-speed DCT, which will also appear on future models like the Sonata N Line and Kia Forte GT. On those cars, the DCT will be mated to a new 2.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder but we expect the 2021 Veloster N to keep its 2.0-liter mill possibly producing more power.
There are two other obvious changes that are worth mentioning with this 2021 car. The first is a new set of racing seats, which look more bespoke and aggressive than the ones currently found in the Veloster N. They also have cool light-up N emblems. We aren’t sure if these seats will replace the current ones or if they will be an optional extra.