Moving into mass production after the concept dynamics, Hyundai Ioniq 5 carries important clues for the next electric family.
The Hyundai front, which took the Ioniq badge from a model and turned it into a badge that will represent the all-electric product range, has finally ended our long-standing wait. The electric car Hyundai Ioniq 5, which attracted all the attention with its introduction as a concept, stands before us with its official dynamics at the event held today. The Ioniq 5, inspired by PONY, the brand’s first model released exactly 45 years ago, is launching as a compact CUV. Built on E-GMP, a brand new platform, the model promises a much more attractive user experience thanks to its fast charging technology. The positioning of solar panels on the ceiling of the model is among the interesting details.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 design details
Built on this platform exclusively for BEV vehicles, the model offers a very generous living space thanks to an extended wheelbase. The platform, which stands out in terms of both the seating area and the placement of the batteries, is also produced using environmentally friendly materials. The stylish exterior design of the vehicle is shaped on key details to make the car look as premium as it is modern.
Introduced for the first time at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show under the name Hyundai 45 concept, this car has a new hood system for optimum aerodynamics. A flawless lighting technology is featured in IONIQ 5, together with this hooded hood that minimizes panel gaps and a horizontal front bumper. V-shaped daytime running lights (DRL) are also combined with headlights with small U-shaped pixels. Thus, an aesthetically pleasing visual as well as a superior lighting technology was aimed at the front. The wheels developed on the basis of aerodynamic criteria make Hyundai’s Parametric Pixel design theme even more pronounced. This special set, which is the largest wheel Hyundai has ever used in an EV car, is offered in a full 20-inch diameter. Developed for both visuality and handling, this aesthetic rim is also optimized specifically for E-GMP.
The interior of IONIQ 5 also has the theme of “Functional Living Space”. Along with the seats, the cockpit can move up to 140 mm. While a flat floor is provided for the batteries in the mobile interior, which is embodied as Universal Island, the space width can be adjusted according to the comfort of the users. In addition, most of the interior equipment such as seats, headliners, door trims, floors and armrests are produced using environmentally friendly and sustainably sourced materials such as recycled PET bottles, plant-based yarns, natural wool yarns and ecological leather. The Ioniq 5 is a car that can offer up to 1,600 liters of loading space when the second row seats are fully folded. With the seats fully upright, this figure goes above the 531 liter gidi class.
Cockpit with firsts
With this model, Hyundai transforms the windshield into a giant screen for the first time. With this hardware called “Augmented Reality Head-up Display”; Navigation, driving aids, instant information and images of the vehicle’s surroundings are projected onto the field of view in front of the windshield. It uses high-level AR technology during this projection and enables the transmission of all information without distracting the driver while driving. In addition, thanks to the level driving assistant, it enables to stay in the lane and move safely in the lane with high-resolution radar sensors.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 performance data
Hyundai introduces an electric car that is environmentally friendly as well as performance. Users can choose from two battery pack options, 58 kWh or 72.6 kWh. It can also choose between two electric motor options, with a rear motor only or with both front and rear motors. The Ioniq 5 can reach an average range of 470-480 km with the combination of two-wheel drive and 72.6 kWh battery. The car, which can reach a maximum speed of 185 km / h in all option options, is capable of offering 301 horsepower and 605 Nm torque at the top of the electric motor option list. It is also noteworthy that the model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 5.2 seconds at the best rate.
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Ultra fast charging architecture
Ioniq 5’s E-GMP platform supports both 400 V and 800 V charging infrastructures. In addition to 400 V charging, the platform also offers 800 V charging as standard, without the need for additional components or adapters. It is necessary to underline the 800 V support, which is also available in the Porsche Taycan. In the data announced, we see that the vehicle can charge from 10 percent to 80 percent in just 18 minutes with a 350 kW charger. They only need to charge the vehicle for five minutes to achieve a range of 100 km. An experience that can charge electric bikes, scooters or electric camping equipment on the vehicle is also possible. Here we can talk about a kind of powerbank logic.
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Ioniq 5, which is expected to achieve significant success in many markets where it is offered for sale, will be the first step for the brand. In short-term plans, an electric sedan will also be introduced very soon. In addition to the electric sedan, which will be named Ioniq 6, a large electric SUV will also be produced. With this SUV model named Ioniq 7, Hyundai also wants to increase the brand’s claim in various segments.