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Hyundai Ioniq 6 N To Be A Meaner Avatar Of The Ioniq 5 N

The Korean auto giant is reportedly working on the fire-breathing iteration of the low-slung electric sedan.

After gathering positive reviews from industry experts for the Ioniq 5 N, Hyundai is gearing up to launch the Ioniq 6 N. The Korean car marque is evidently excited about the performance versions of its Ioniq electric vehicle range. Having gained massive prominence, the Ioniq 5 is already available with the N badge, the first EV to wear it, while the Ioniq 6 could follow by 2025. Hyundai wants to ensure that performance enthusiasts don’t miss out on the fun as the industry transitions from coal-burning IC engines to electric cars.

Hyundai Ioniq 6 N Spy
Hyundai Ioniq 6 N Spy

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Hyundai Ioniq 6 N

The test mule has been spotted by hawk-eyed automobile aficionados multiple times now. The latest case comes from somewhere in Germany. It makes sense to test in Deutschland at the iconic Nürburgring track. By the looks of things, the electric monster will borrow most elements from the regular Ioniq 6. However, there will be a few aspects to enhance the performance. This ranges from aesthetic and aerodynamic components to mechanical modifications.

Some of the most visual alterations include the likes of wider tracks, fender extensions, red brake callipers, an upgraded braking system, an extension of the rear spoiler and more. Furthermore, there will be an aggressive body kit in the production model. Still, these spy images give us a clear clue as to what the final product will look like. Notably, Hyundai could also deploy its Active Skirts technology to enhance aerodynamics even more.

Hyundai Ioniq 6 N – Specs

Albeit there are no official announcements from the Korean carmaker, it should be safe to assume that the Ioniq 6 N will borrow the powertrain from the Ioniq 5 N. Hence, we could see the dual-motor AWD version which could produce 641 hp of peak power for 10 seconds using the N Grin Boost function, just like the Ioniq 5 N. In regular settings, this mill will churn out a still impressive 601 hp and 770 Nm of peak power and torque. Powering the electric performance sedan will be an 84 kWh battery.

To take things to a whole new level in terms of driving engagement, the Ioniq 6 N could take advantage of the N e-shift function which mimics an 8-speed automatic transmission to give the jolts experienced during actual gear shifts in IC cars by regulating motor torque. On top of that, it will also get the N Active Sound+ mode which imitates the sound of Hyundai’s 2.0-litre turbocharged engine. The overall aim is to bring the driving engagement and feel as close to orthodox performance vehicles as possible.

Hyundai IONIQ 6
Hyundai IONIQ 6

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Learn Electric Cars Says

It is clear that Hyundai is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to developing electric cars, hybrid cars, hydrogen cars as well as ICE cars. Since the exact path to the future of mobility is not certain just yet, Hyundai is active in all major categories. When the time comes, they can pivot and concentrate on any single route. It is quite commendable how Hyundai is able to juggle all these alternatives to ensure that it caters to all sorts of potential customers. For now, let us see how soon we get to experience the Ioniq 6 N in the flesh.

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