Hyundai Ioniq 6 revealed: Here’s what’s under that sleek exterior

Soon after last but not least supplying us the comprehensive look at the Hyundai Ioniq 6 late final thirty day period, the automaker has now formally premiered the future electric powered car, furnishing some particulars to go alongside with it. Probably not as several aspects as we’d like — we’re even now hungry for extra — but particulars even so.

The Ioniq 6 utilizes the identical long-wheelbase “E-GMP” platform and battery architecture as the Ioniq 5. The corporation claimed it will supply a range of up to 610 kilometers (379 miles) on a one charge (on the generous WLTP tests cycle it’ll likely be rated decrease in the U.S.), utilizing the exact same chemistry and parts from the Ioniq 5. Hyundai claims it was capable to make the Ioniq 6 in particular effective thanks to aerodynamics, thermal administration, components and software upgrades and superior management of the all-wheel-drive system (particularly, in the way the car transitions involving two- and all-wheel push). As these, it employs significantly less than 14 kWh/100 km, which is an spectacular 4.4 miles per kWh by our calculations, which would very likely put it at the really major of our record most productive autos.

As for the rest of the electric powertrain, Hyundai did not offer lots of particulars. We would not be shocked to see the Ioniq 6 specifically borrow the two motors from the 5. Hyundai did specify a -62-mile-for every-hour time of 5.1 seconds — identical to that of the AWD Ioniq 5. That vary comes from a 77.4-kWh battery, the video above notes, and if that’s the identical battery from which that former efficiency and variety figure are from, contemplate us amazed. The motor vehicle will also offer a selection of travel modes, including a configurable “My Mode” to decide on and pick different automobile settings.

Hyundai talked a large amount about the plan at the rear of the Ioniq 6, which include the goal demographic. Though the 5 is a lot more for young households, the Ioniq 6 will be a “mindful cocoon” for single, younger urban gurus. (One of the examples in Hyundai’s leading video is an artist named Mia, who is placing on a “trashion present in the metaverse.” That could be you!). Total of sustainable and recycled interior products and dynamic lights, it is intended to be a imaginative place that presents worry-cost-free driving, as effectively as a cozy “healing area.” To that influence, the inside lighting permits you to decide on from 64 colours to offer the best ambience for your things to do, no matter whether that is cruising down the highway, making use of the automobile as a mobile perform room or lounging in the entrance row’s reclining “Relaxation Seats.” There is also a “Speed-Sync Lighting” attribute that changes as you accelerate, but can also warn you when you are heading a minimal far too quickly.

Like its customers, the Ioniq 6 embraces technology. There is a conventional three-prong outlet inside of, as nicely as a range of USB-C ports and a USB-A port for charging your devices. It also presents 110- and 220-volt car-to-load tech to let you to use the vehicle as a mobile electrical power source. For safer driving, the Ioniq 6 will give Hyundai’s Freeway Driving Support 2 suite, with adaptive cruise management, lane-centering and assisted lane alterations. It also offers Distant Paking Assist … you know, “Smaht Pahk.” This show car involves digicam side mirrors, but individuals are not authorized in the U.S. still.

Hyundai will start off production of the Ioniq 6 in Korea in Q3 of this yr, with U.S. revenue commencing in Q1 of 2023. We’ll get a lot more details when Hyundai reveals the North American spec version of the auto this November. Until finally then, supporters and opportunity consumers can get to know much more about the automobile by way of the Ioniq 6 Digital Studio, which contains interactive material and even a “driving experience” applying augmented and digital reality. No term on If we’ll get to show up at that Metaverse trashion display, even though.

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