Hyundai has launched a devoted EV model generally known as Ioniq with plans to deliver three all-electrical autos to market over the following 4 years. The Ioniq model is part of the Korean automaker’s broader diagram to promote 1 million battery electrical autos — and raise a 10% share of the EV market — by 2025.
If the Ioniq determine sounds acquainted, it’s because it already exists. In 2016, Hyundai launched the Ioniq, a hatchback that got here in hybrid, poke-in hybrid and electrical variations. The Korean automaker is the make use of of that automobile because the leaping off degree for its unique EV model.
All the autos beneath the Ioniq model will like Hyundai’s underlying electrical modular platform generally known as E-GMP.
Hyundai mentioned the unique EV model will open up with the Ioniq 5, a mid-dimension crossover that can open in early 2021. The Ioniq 5 will likely be in keeping with Hyundai’s Concept 45, a monocoque-kind physique crossover that the agency unveiled in 2019 on the International Motor Show in Frankfurt. Designers of the Concept 45 leaned on a few of the traces and traits from Hyundai’s first idea, the 1974 Pony Coupe. The “45” determine comes, in part, from the forty five-stage angles on the entrance and rear of the automobile.
The Ioniq 6 sedan will observe in 2022 and shall be in keeping with Hyundai’s Prophecy idea that was once unveiled in March. The Prophecy (pictured beneath) is a contemporary, aerodynamic sedan with a protracted wheelbase and fast overhangs that’s harking abet to a Porsche.
Come what may possibly, Hyundai mentioned this could open its big SUV, the Ioniq 7, in early 2024.
The numeric quantity is likely uninspired, nonetheless there’s a method fee noting. The Ioniq autos with even numbers will likely be aged for sedans and the queer numbers will likely be for SUVs.