Hyundai has launched the second model of its sub-brand Ioniq. Depending on the version, the aerodynamically shaped Ioniq 6 sedan offers a range of over 610 km according to WLTP.
Korean carmaker Hyundai has presented the second model of its electric sub-brand Ioniq. The new Hyundai Ioniq 6 is based on the “Electric Global Modular Platform” (E-GMP) and is 4,855 mm long, 1,880 mm wide and 1,495 mm high. The streamlined sedan has its own design language and stands out clearly from the angular Ioniq 5. The “Parametric Pixel Design” introduced there can be found on the Ioniq 6 in the front lights, under the sensor on the front apron and the rear lights. A drag coefficient of 0.21 is available, for example, with a flat front, active air vents, a fully lined lower section or optional digital exterior mirrors. There is an elliptical spoiler behind the oval. The wheels are between 18 and 20″.
The wheelbase of 2,995 mm shows a large amount of space in the cab, which has been changed in the front and back. Sustainable interior materials include a bio-rubber blend for the dashboard, bio-PET fabric for the headliner, plant-based paint made from vegetable oil for the door panels and recycled fishing nets for the carpet. The seats are made of environmentally treated leather or recycled PET fabric and can optionally have a reclining function in the front. The driver looks at the digital instrument cluster, and there is a 12-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system. The OTA-enabled system provides, among other things, a real-time map display of the cyclist based on the current payment status and integrates with Apple. Carplay and Android Auto.
Ioniq 6 with a range of over 600 km
Two-tone ambient lighting is also on board, which can change the brightness of the interior lighting in the front row of seats depending on the vehicle speed via the “Speed Sync” lighting mode. Advanced driver assistance systems include, among other things, adaptive cruise control, intelligent traffic sign recognition, lane departure warning or Autobahn Assist 2.0 (HDA 2), which supports semi-automatic lane change. Autonomous driving features can also be updated via OTA.
The Ioniq 6 is available with various battery and vehicle packages and, depending on the version, offers a range of over 610 km according to WLTP with a large 77.4 kWh battery. The variant with a standard 53 kWh battery, 18-inch wheels and rear-wheel drive is said to have a WLTP consumption of less than 14 kWh/100 km (preliminary data). The 77.4 kWh battery can be ordered with an electric motor and rear-wheel drive or with two electric motors and rear-wheel drive. The top model delivers a system output of 239 kW (325 hp) and a maximum torque of 605 Nm. The “EV performance adjustment system” allows the driver to configure the steering, performance, accelerator pedal sensitivity and manually selectable all-wheel drive. The Ioniq 6 also supports 400 volt and 800 volt systems. In a 350 kW charging station, the electric sedan’s battery charges from 10 to 80% SoC in 18 minutes.