Hyundai Ioniq 6, a large electric sedan marks a new era

Hyundai Ioniq 6, a large electric sedan marks a new era

A new signature tech jewel Hyundai, the Ioniq 6 is already making waves at the dawn of its release. With its performance, battery life and incredible design, the new 100% electric model from the South Korean automaker intends to become an important reference in an already highly competitive market.

Hyundai Ioniq 6, the 100% electric sedan that everyone has been waiting for!

At the beginning of July 2022, Hyundai shared more information about its new model that will be launched in the second half of 2022:
Hyundai Ioniq 6.

“The Ioniq 6 marks another ambitious step in Hyundai’s strategy to accelerate its transition to electrification and become a global leader in electric vehicles”
– Jay Chang, President and CEO of HMG”

A family sedan with a streamlined design, a new powertrain straight from the
The concept of prophecy car of the company aims to be ambitious and innovative.

Its characteristics:

  • distance of +600 km
  • negligible aerodynamics (Cx of 0.21)
  • a silhouette that can be summed up in one word: beauty
  • good and responsible interior design

Balancing vehicle

If you’ve never heard of “streamlining” before: streamline is an American design movement of the 1930s in which automakers used to rethink the look of cars in favor of slimmer shapes.

According to this principle, body work must have two roles:

  • affect the customer’s purchase
  • improve machine performance

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is nothing less than a powerhouse
a car that perfectly combines beauty with performance and efficiency.

“A new electric generator […] combines pure beauty with superior performance, faithful to Hyundai’s “Ethical Uniqueness” style – Hyundai

Designed to devour miles and provide its occupants with superior comfort, the new electric sedan from Hyundai intends to set itself apart.

Impressive stamina!

If the Hyundai Ioniq 6 is talked about a lot, it is mainly for its freedom: 20% higher than the Ioniq 5, its younger sister.

Two battery settings

Depending on the frequency level, the battery will be more or less powerful. The first one will have a useful capacity of 55 kWh. The second, the power of 77.4 kWh.

In addition, a battery of 77.4 kWh can be
associated with two engines
producing 320 horsepower for acceleration from 0-100 km/h in 5.1 seconds.

As for the single motor version, the IONIQ 6 is meant to be
example in terms of energy efficiency:
an electric sedan consumes only 14 kWh / 100 km – the average electric car is about 17 kWh / 100 km.

610 kilometers

This isHyundai Ioniq 6 strong action. With its excellent aerodynamics achieved thanks to the lowest drag coefficient estimated at 0.21 (one of the lowest on the market), the car can travel up to 610 km according to the parameters of the European circuit.

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Thanks to the E-GMP platform developed by the South Korean manufacturer, the
electric booster
it has an 800 V charging architecture with a 350 kW charger. According to Hyundai, the sedan can be
recharged from 10 to 80% in 18 minutes.

IONIQ 6 is also compatible with 400 volt and 800 volt charging infrastructures.

What is the E-GMP platform?

E-GMP (Electric-Global Modular Platform) is a global electric modular platform created by Hyundai. This system is intended for battery electric vehicles (BEV), this system helps to greatly improve their charging time, but also increases the interior space.

Passenger compartment designed for the comfort of its occupants

While the prototype was developed from Hyundai’s Prophecy concept car, the interior space could not be ignored. On the contrary.

The interior of the IONIQ 6 has been designed just like its exterior.
a real cocoon
the car aims to be “a real living space on wheels”.

With user-centered architecture,
The interior of the IONIQ 6 aims to be ergonomic and warm
. On board, there are standard lights and a lighting mode that will be adjusted according to speed and the presence of ”
Relaxing Comfort Chairs
” on previous locations we already found on IONIQ 5.

Some of the vehicle’s technical features have also been thought of to provide the intended customized space
making life easier for passengers
. With a total length of 4.85 m, a width of 1.88 m and a maximum height of 1.49 m, the new electric model guarantees excellent comfort. A place of work for some, a place of rest for others, the passenger compartment is spacious enough to make the car a peaceful place to rest.

In addition to the cocoon feature, Hyundai played the ecological cardusing sustainable materials and colors (environmental leather, recycled PET fabric, bio-based coatings, vegetable oil-based dyes, etc.)

Multiple controls for a fun driving experience

Always aiming to enhance emotional efficiency, IONIQ 6 embeds its
a set of driver assistance features. It is mainly equipped with
EV Performance Tuninga system that will allow the driver to increase his driving experience by being able to adjust various functions of the car (steering assistance, engine power mode, accelerator pedal sensitivity, etc.).

Hyundai IONIQ 6: the first to feature OTA technology

The streamlined sedan has more than one trick up its sleeve! The rumor was confirmed during its official presentation: it will be the first model of the brand to have an update to its remote system, thanks to
Advanced Air Technology

With this technology, the driver can remotely update certain vehicle controls. OTA gives access to the car’s SIM card to update its content (battery management, electronics, autonomous driving, etc.)

A semi-autonomous vehicle with enhanced driving assistance

In terms of safety and driver assistance, Hyundai has also taken matters into its own hands by equipping its IONIQ 6 with
the latest generation of Hyundai SmartSense

Designed to enhance the safety of drivers and passengers, Hyundai’s new plug system package includes:

  • highway driving assistance system
  • intelligent cruise control (Smart Cruise Control)
  • downhill braking system (Downhill Brake Control)

And not that all. The technology and driving assistance solutions included in the IONIQ 6 are extensive and ensure maximum safety for everyone, pedestrians, driver or passenger.

How much will the IONIQ 6 cost?

An official answer has not yet been given. The price of the car is estimated to be between 40,000 and 50,000 euros.

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With a release scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2022, Hyundai’s new 100% electric sedan is slowly being launched. Its strong points: its freedom, its structure and its aerodynamics.

Intended to be a flagship in the South Korean manufacturer’s BEV catalog, the IONIQ 6 is intended to be a true technological gem on 4 wheels. It remains to be seen how auto critics will receive it when it comes out.