Hyundai Motor Group It is characterized by launching well-built, well-equipped cars on the market at a good price. As the Niro EVthe Kia EV6the cona Electricthe Genesis GV60 and of course the hyundai ionic 5.
In the EV market it has positioned itself at number 2 ahead of well-known brands such as Volkswagen, Nissan and Ford. Although in terms of sales it still cannot be compared with Tesla, but even so it has slowly managed to position itself as a new leader in this market. The closest rivals of the Hyunday Ioniq 6 are the BMW i4, the Tesla Model S, Porsche Taycan and the Mercedes EQE.
The new Hyundai Ioniq 6 employs an Aerodynamic aesthetic, offering a much lower drag coefficient than any Hyundai made so far.
Its measures are:
With a wheelbase of 2.96 meters, this EV is 1.50 cm high, 1.87 wide, 4.87 meters long.
Design and features
Same as him ionic 5 and the Kia EV6, this new EV features the 800-volt E-GMP platform. Although it should be noted that it is not a hatchback like other electric crossovers and sedans today.
Rather it is a mix of a sleek sedan and a 4-door coupe. Its main competitor so far is the Volkswagen ID. Aero and the Tesla Model 3.
The floor is completely flat, this provides a much more spacious experience. The capacity of the trunk, as the design of this car is a coupe type, is expected to be around 14 cubic feet.
As for the engine power for the RWD models it is 226 hp, while for the AWD variant it is 322 hp. There are some rumors that the South Korean firm is working on a Ioniq 6N which could have an output of up to 570 hp.
We can see a luxurious and comfortable cabin with a “Cocoon Shaped” interior 2 12-inch LCD screens, plus multi-color lighting. As usual, the main screen is for infotainment and the second for the driver’s instrumentation.
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But not everything is digital, it also has physical controls for common functions such as the climate, for example, or the audio systems. Sangyup Leewho is Hyundai’s chief designer, commented that using the touch screen is great when the car is parked.
However, when you are on the move these can be very dangerous. So in the future, they plan to combine voice activation with buttons for greater safety and a better driving experience.
Hyundai Ioniq 6 made from recycled materials
Ecological materials and processes were used for its manufacture, for example, the recycled pigment paint extracted from tires at the end of their useful life. Bio vegetable paint was used for the doors, recycled PET fabric was used for the upholstery, and recycled fishing nets were used for the carpets. The seat linings are also made of leather, but processed in an ecological way.
Ambient lighting is 2-color, although 6 2-color themes and 64 single-color themes can be selected. Which were developed by color experts, to create an environment where the passengers and the driver feel comfortable and relaxed.
To facilitate communication between the vehicle and the driver, 4 interactive pixel lights have been implemented right in the center of the steering wheel.
What colors will be available?
According to some reports, there will be 12 colors available
battery and charging
It is expected to feature a 77 kWh battery pack and be able to charge from 0 to 80% in just 19 minutes with a 250 kW charger. If you want to do it with a level 2 charger it could take up to 7 hours 20 minutes to charge it from 0 to 100%. It remains to know the fuel consumption, as well as the autonomy. But more than 480 km (300 miles) are expected.
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When will the Hyundai Ioniq 6 go on sale?
Production will begin in July 2022 in Korea. So far the company has not revealed an exact launch date, however, some sources claim that it will be in mid-2023 and will start in the United States.
What is your price?
Like the release date, the price is still unknown. But it is very likely that it will be around 54,000 dollars, for example, the Tesla Model 3 It is priced at $47,000 dollars. It is also very likely that its price will be very similar to the Model 3 or even lower.
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