Our spies have sent us another batch of pics with the upcoming 2015 Hyundai i30 facelift.

Launched in September 2011, the second generation i30 is about to receive a mid-cycle refresh that as you can see will bring a mildly refreshed front fascia featuring a different bumper and what appears to be a revised grille. Chances are more tweaks are in the works but for now Hyundai is only hiding the hatchback's front fascia.

More important modifications are expected under the hood where the naturally aspirated gasoline engines will likely be replaced with an already revealed 1,248cc four-cylinder Kappa turbocharged gasoline motor. Its output is not known at this moment but it's expected to be in the region of 120-130 PS. It will be considerably more fuel efficient than the 135 PS 1.6-liter on sale today and will also have CO2 emissions of 110 g/km.

Hyundai could decide to show it as early as October at the Paris Motor Show or they will wait until March 2015 for the Geneva Motor Show. After that, expect sister model Kia cee'd to receive an update which will likely include the aforementioned turbo engine.

Gallery: Facelifted Hyundai i30 spied up close

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