Hyundai, the South Korean multinational company has expanded its range of vehicles to EVs too. As part of this electrification, Hyundai is going to release the Ioniq 6 and Ioniq 7. These models were already confirmed before. But, recently, the company has revealed a bit more information on these models. Let’s learn more about these EV models.
More In-Depth On The Hyundai Ioniq 6 And Ioniq 7
Both the Hyundai Ioniq 6, and the Ioniq 7 will be available to the public by 2022, and 2024 respectively. Of these two models, the Ioniq 6 will be based on the Prophecy Concept of the company. Similar to their cousin, the KIA EV6, they will share the same powertrain and have an estimated range of 500 kilometers.
Learn more about the KIA EV6 here. KIA EV6 – The New Electric Car
Moreover, Hyundai already has an EV coming this year. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is an EV that will make its debut later this year, 2021. These moves by Hyundai into the EV market are sure to send shockwaves. The more EVs they will be able to produce, the more they will be able to make themselves formidable.
More Info On The Hyundai Ioniq 5
The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is the latest and upcoming EV from the clever folks at Hyundai. This model will be coming by the end of this year, 2021. Exterior-wise, the model has a clean, and sharp look. It is a BEV, making it suitable for a lot of purposes.
The interior is also good in the Ioniq 5. It features a 12-inch infotainment system, which will allow you to have a good experience while you are waiting at a charging station. The model also features a 12-inch digital gauge, which will relay driving information. As the vehicle is electric, it will have a lot more space too.
The seats inside the Ioniq 5 are zero-gravity ones. These seats can recline to an optimum angle. The model also features a vision roof, which is unique to the Ioniq 5.
One really important feature of the Ioniq 5 is the Vehicle charging system or the charger wheels systems. People can use and charge electric vehicles on the Ioniq 5. Meaning that in certain scenarios, this system allows you to be a power bank for electricity.
The port will be able to provide 3.6kW of power. The location of the port is under the second-row seats. You will also find alternate ports outside the vehicle.
Similar to its cousin, the KIA EV6, the model will feature a lot of high-tech items. One of the main similarities is the ultra-fast charging system. With a 350 kW charger, the vehicle will be able to charge from 10 to 80 percent in 18 minutes. Within five minutes, the car will get the charge for 100 kilometers.
More Info On The Hyundai Ioniq 6
The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is a mid-sized electric premium sedan. The car is to be based on the Prophecy Concept of the company. The model will feature a 74kWh battery pack and comes with two powertrains.
The first powertrain features a single motor capable of making 215 brake horsepower. Whereas the second model will be able to produce 308 brake horsepower from two motors.
These models might also be the changing factors of the automotive industry as a whole. The company plans to make a futuristic-looking car. Reports are suggesting that they might even ditch the steering wheel, and install joysticks to control the EV.
The model will have a hidden front air intake which helps in cooling down the battery. Cooling the battery allows the EV to get more performance from the motors. The pixel lamp lights, one of the upcoming tech from Hyundai will also make their debut on this model.
More Info On The Hyundai Ioniq 7
Ioniq 7 will be a Hyundai all-electric SUV. The model will be making its debut in 2024. This model will be able to accommodate three rows of seats. The measurements of this model will be similar to the Palisade.
Similar to the Ioniq 6, the Ioniq 7 will also have two variants. You will be able to choose from an all-wheel-drive configuration and a dual-motor powertrain configuration. Both these motors combined will be able to produce roughly 310 brake horsepower.
Hyundai will be producing these models with the collaboration of KIA, another South Korean carmaker, These models, at the present, are only to be sold in America. The car manufacturer wants to sell a million EVs by 2025.
It will be interesting to see how other companies might react to Hyundai’s EVs. Sometimes these EVs might be cheaper than gas-powered or other electric vehicles. But, all we can do is wait and see what happens.