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Hyundai Casper-based Inster Sub-compact EV Teased w/ 355 km of Range

Once launched, it will be the cheapest electric car from the Korean auto giant by quite some margin. Hyundai has officially teased the Casper-based Inster sub-compact EV ahead of the debut at the Busan International Mobility Show in late June. The first glimpses of the A-segment EV evidently inform about Casper’s inspiration. Note that Casper is a Korea-only sub-compact SUV which was introduced back in 2021. It was almost imminent that an electric version of the Casper would eventually make its way into the international market at some point. Later this month, we get to acquaint ourselves with the Inster at the Busan International Mobility Show in South Korea. You might also like: Upcoming Affordable Kia Electric EVs – EV2 and EV3 Hyundai Inster Sub-Compact EV The official images surfaced courtesy of an official press release by Hyundai. The first aspect one notices is the round LED DRLs on the bumper. On top of these sit LED plus pixel-graphic turn indicators on the bonnet. Hyundai is following the modern approach of placing the main headlights on the bumper. These bear a striking resemblance with the Casper. The silhouette even captures functional roof rails. That accentuates the SUV-ish traits even further. The charging point is located at the front and one can also see a rather unique 4-spoked alloy wheel pattern. While it is a bit difficult to estimate the dimensions of the EV from these images, I reckon they would be in the vicinity of Casper. Interestingly, the teaser images even capture a tiny bit of the rear profile. Here, we witness the ‘Inster’ badging and pixel LED taillamp pattern. This is something similar to what the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6 get. I am also inclined to believe that it will bear an upright stance, much similar to the Casper. Hyundai says that the ‘Inster’ name is derived from “intimate” and “innovative” and “it will set new standards in terms of driving range, technology, and safety features, redefining what buyers can expect from a vehicle in this class.” Since the sub-compact EV is yet to debut, we don’t have any details regarding the powertrain and battery. However, the press release states that the maximum projected range of the Hyundai Inster EV will be 355 km (220 miles) (WLTP). Hence, we can ascertain that it is for urban usage as a daily driver rather than for long highway hauls. That is in line with what one expects from the estimated €20,000 (~ $21,500) price tag EV. You might also like: Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV Spied Testing Ahead of June 27 Debut Learn Electric Cars Says The world is moving toward affordable electric cars. In order to make EVs mass market, cost is the primary hurdle. We have seen the EV demand, sort of, plateauing in recent times in the biggest automobile markets – the U.S. and China. I feel in order to spur the demand now, the masses have to be involved. The first wave attracted contributions more from the relatively affluent sections of society. However, to make EVs a household name, prices have to be lower. That is where sub-$25,000 EVs come into the picture. Once the initial costs drop, people will be more open to taking the plunge. Granted, a lot of work still needs to be done on developing adequate charging infrastructure. But that is a long-term process and is being done rapidly. Finally, governments all across the major automobile markets in the world are offering incentives and subsidies to promote EVs. With time, we should be able to see the impact of all these factors. An EV like the Inster could be instrumental in creating a wave of affordable electric cars in times to come.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA

Hyundai To Use Carbon Fiber In Its EVs For Improved Performance

The Korean auto giant joins hands with Toray Industries, Inc. to develop advanced materials for a new era of mobility. The future Hyundai EVs stand to benefit from advanced materials including carbon fiber, for enhanced performance. Hyundai Motor Company has relentlessly been working toward embracing all facets of electric mobility. This includes sustainability, racing, affordability, technology, connectivity and now material science. The aim of the Korean car marque is clear, “Hyundai Motor Group aims to leverage this strategic partnership to strengthen its position as a global leader in mobility solutions”, says Chang Song, Hyundai’s President. You might also like: Hyundai Ioniq 6 N To Be A Meaner Avatar Of The Ioniq 5 N Future Hyundai EVs To Use Carbon Fiber As per the official press release from Hyundai, the Korean auto giant has signed an agreement for strategic cooperation with Toray Industries, Inc., a pioneer in carbon fiber and composite material technology, to advance material innovation for a new era of mobility. For the unversed, Toray Industries are experts in fibers and textiles, performance chemicals, carbon fiber composite materials, environmental engineering and life science. This partnership is crucial for Hyundai Motor Group’s future mobility strategy. Hyundai is adopting a comprehensive approach by pursuing fundamental advancements in material technology, in addition to electrification and software-defined vehicles (SDVs). President Chang Song concluded by saying, “By combining our automotive expertise with Toray Group’s material technology prowess, we aim to become the first mover and gain a competitive edge in the global market.” Toray Industries Toray Group is the global leader in carbon fiber which is a key material in automotive and aviation. The prime qualities of carbon fiber, as many of you would already be aware of, include lightweight, high strength, and heat resistance properties. Toray Industries President, Mitsuo Ohya remarked, “Toray Industries has developed innovative technology and materials focusing on electrification and sustainability to address the needs of customers in the constantly evolving automotive industry. We are happy to partner with Hyundai Motor Group to continue this innovation.” Among other key alliances of Toray Industries are with a California-based Joby Aviation. As a part of this partnership, Joby Aviation will utilize carbon fiber from Toray Industries to create its upcoming all-electric air taxi. In addition to that, the other prominent partnership is with Lilium. It is a German aerospace firm. In this case, the carbon fiber composite will be used on its fully electric five-seater jet. The Lilium Jet is an emissions-free aircraft that can take off and land vertically. It is designed to provide high-speed regional connections of up to 300 km in under 60 minutes. The aircraft’s primary structures, such as the fuselage, wings and flaps will all be made from carbon fiber. You might also like: Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car Marks Brand’s Entry Into EV Racing Learn Electric Cars Says Hyundai Motor Group is working in all directions to capitalize on every major technological breakthrough to ensure that its future EVs are much superior to their already impressive electric cars. Using lightweight materials will certainly boost range and performance. In fact, you must already know that supercars have been using carbon fiber elements for decades now. Reduction in weight always boosts the efficiency of automobiles. Hyundai aims to bring that aspect to its EVs, hopefully at a much more affordable price point. We also know that Hyundai has been creating the racing EVs after the Ioniq 5 N. Hence, it already offers re-tuned versions of its existing EVs. If it starts using carbon fiber elements, the regular EVs will get even more efficient. I shall keep an eye out for further developments in this regard as they unfold.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA (Time Attack) Spec

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA (Time Attack) Spec to Race Nürburgring 24 Hours

The special TA edition of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N will collaborate with Gran Turismo after competing in the Nürburgring 24 Hours. Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA (Time Attack) is about to be revealed in collaboration with Gran Turismo for Sim-Racing. Before that, it aims to score its 4th consecutive TCR class victory at the Nürburgring 24 Hours race. The Korean auto giant will also feature this variant for the upcoming The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Drivers will arrive from Europe, North America and China to compete in the TCR class. You may also like: Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car Marks Brand’s Entry Into EV Racing Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA Spec This special TA (Time Attack) Spec model will highlight the strengths of Ioniq 5 N without altering the EV fundamentally. Using a tuning software, the maximum power output has been increased by 37 hp to a spine-chilling 678 hp (687 PS). This enables the maximum performance with this powertrain. The special edition of the EV will utilize the N Active Sound+ with modified speakers (over 120 dB) to enhance feedback for driver and replace sirens typical of electric Pikes Peak race cars. Other top customizations include: Furthermore, Hyundai N even announced its plans to collaborate with Gran Turismo (GT). For the unversed, It is a prominent sim-racing video game franchise made for PlayStation consoles. Hyundai N has a long history with Gran Turismo with the Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo released back in 2015. IONIQ 5 N TA (Time Attack) Technical Specifications PE System Production specification IONIQ 5 N PE system including:– Motor – up to 687 PS (through software tuning)– Battery – 84.0kWh– Inverter – Silicon carbide two-stage inverter Charging system Production specification IONIQ 5 N charging system including:– 800V, 400V multi-charging system– Maximum charging speed – 350 kW– Charge time – 10-80% in 18 minutes (under optimal conditions) Chassis Three-way Adjustable DampersRide Height and Camber Adjustable Exterior eN1 Body Modified with PPIHC-specific Aerodynamic Package Wheels 18-inch 11J Forged Racing Wheels Tires 18-inch Yokohama ADVAN 005 Slick Tires Brakes Front Six-piston Racing Calipers, Racing Pads Rear Four-piston Racing Calipers, Racing Pads Hyundai Ioniq 5 N TA Technical Specifications You may also like: Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV Spied Testing Ahead of June 27 Debut Learn Electric Cars Says Hyundai is evidently turning out to be the leading carmaker when it comes to EV racing. Its ‘N Division’ has been instrumental in developing appropriate versions of Ioniq 5 N to feature in these prestigious and challenging races. This represents the direction the Korean carmaker is heading in. Apart from bagging eminent accolades from critics and customers alike for its Ioniq range of electric cars, it is even ensuring that it pushes the envelope with racing editions of the Ioniq 5 N. I can’t wait to experience what Hyundai Motor Group comes up with next.

Hyundai Ioniq 7 Spied Side Profile

Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV Spied Testing Ahead of June 27 Debut

The Hyundai counterpart to the already successful Kia EV9 is prepping for its official unveiling at the Busan Auto Show next month. Hyundai Ioniq 7 electric SUV will be the first 3-row BEV from the Korean auto giant. It is the production version of the Hyundai Concept SEVEN showcased back in 2021. Utilizing Hyundai’s recognized E-GMP architecture, the large SUV was seen testing on roads in its domestic market wearing a thick camouflage. The debut is slated for June 27 at the 2024 Busan Motor Show. The production will commence at Hyundai’s Asan plant in South Korea. I was able to squeeze out some design details from the latest spotting. You might also like: Hyundai To Launch New EV Brand In China; Plans 5 EVs In 3 Years Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV – Design I encountered the spy media on the Autospy portal. While the camouflage covers the body of the 7-seat EV, the front fascia reveals a split-LED headlamp setup. It includes LED DRLs on the bonnet bifurcating the headlamp cluster into two halves and another vertically-oriented LED headlamp unit on the bumper below. This layout bears a resemblance to the Concept SEVEN. On the sides, I find this alloy wheel design rather similar to what regular ICE Hyundai cars wear. I don’t believe this pattern will be carried forward to the production-spec version. That will likely have a design which will aid the aerodynamics of the electric SUV. In fact, we have seen such alloy wheels on the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6. The side profile even showcases large windows, flush-fitting door handles, black side pillars and a slightly sloping roofline toward the rear. Coming to the tail section, we experience a unique appearance with a boxy silhouette, and interesting LED taillamps which appear to cover the edges of the entire bootlid including the vertical section on the sides and a horizontal section on the top. Overall, the Hyundai Ioniq 7 will offer its distinct identity with a road presence unlike anything else. Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV – Specs While there have been no official announcements just yet, I expect it to share the powertrain options with the Kia EV9. The latter gets either a 76.1 kWh or a 99.8 kWh battery pack. In the most powerful dual-motor AWD settings, the EV9 makes a healthy 378 hp and 700 Nm of maximum power and torque. The official driving range is a decent 349 miles (562 km) as per WLTP. The 350 kW DC fast charging and 800-volt system allow recuperation of 154 miles (248 km) of range in just 15 minutes. In the regular single-motor RWD version, the peak power and torque are usable 200 hp and 350 Nm. Just like the EV9 GT, the Hyundai counterpart could see an N version down the line. More details will be revealed closer to the launch. Specs (exp.) Hyundai Ioniq 7 Battery 76.1 kWh or 99.8 kWh Drivetrain RWD / AWD Power 200 hp (RWD) / 378 hp (AWD) Torque 350 Nm (RWD) / 700 Nm (AWD) Range 349 miles (562 km) [WLTP] Platform E-GMP Charging 350 kW DC, 800-volt – 24 minutes (10-80%) Expected Specs You might also like: Kia Electric Pickup Truck Spied Testing, Looks Inspired By EV9 Learn Electric Cars Says I believe the Hyundai Motor Group is smartly crawling toward the top of the EV industry with its current products. I don’t need to tell you that electric cars from Hyundai and Kia have been immensely popular across the globe in the last couple of years. In fact, this is validated by the fact that they have bagged some prestigious awards from critics. In addition to that, the monthly sales of these EVs are a testament to how well the customers have embraced them. EVs like the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Hyundai Ioniq 6, Kia EV6 and Kia EV9 and becoming popular among the masses. Going forward, the Hyundai Ioniq 7 is about to join this list. Since it will largely share components, powertrains and features with the EV9, the chances of its success are high. I shall keep an eye out for more information about the Ioniq 7 as and when it appears. However, I must admit that things look positive for Hyundai’s iteration of the EV9.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 eN1 Cup Car Front Profile

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car Marks Brand’s Entry Into EV Racing

The Korean carmaker will feature the Ioniq 5 N eN1 at the Hyundai N Festival motorsports event on April 27. The debut of the fire-breathing Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car is a sign that the brand aims to enter the sustainable racing domain in the future. Essentially, Hyundai wants to test its cutting-edge technologies and boundaries of what EVs can accomplish on the racetrack. Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car is a top-class racing car for professional drivers competing in the N1 class. This EV won’t be allowed to be driven on public roads. You might also like: Hyundai Ioniq 6 N To Be A Meaner Avatar Of The Ioniq 5 N Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car Based on the same E-GMP platform as the regular Ioniq 5 and performance-focused Ioniq 5 N, the Ioniq 5 N eN1 makes use of the same power electronics (PE) as the latter. The Ioniq 5 N is a high-performance EV from Hyundai, which takes forward the legacy of the N Division into the electric era. Leveraging Hyundai’s E-GMP architecture, robust thermal management system and strong regenerative braking system, the Ioniq 5 N eN1 is designed for high power output and high durability for intensive circuit driving using slick tires. Since safety plays a key role in any racing scenario, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car will come with essential safety elements, such as roll cages, racing bucket seats, seat belts, fire extinguishers exclusively for electric fires, asphyxiation fire extinguishers and modified charge port location. The specifications include: The dedicated Ioniq 5 N technologies incorporate: You might also like: Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Starts At $66,100 – How Does It Compare To The Rivals? Learn Electric Cars Says One might think that Hyundai Motor Company is spreading itself thin with constant innovations in IC engines, electric powertrains, hybrid engines, alternative fuels and performance EVs like the N Division and now, the Cup Car. However, looking at the way things are going for the Korean automobile giant, these endeavours are paying off. Its Ioniq range of EVs has received immense applause from critics and consumers alike. The N Division has been successful since its inception. It remains to be seen how the Ioniq 5 N is accepted by the buyers going forward. We know that the N version of the Ioniq 6 in is the works and will arrive in the next few months. Amidst all this, the news of the Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup Car is an unequivocal sign that Hyundai has no plans of slowing down. It wants to electrify every aspect of mobility. With this, the car marque is sure to create a significant lead from the rest of the legacy carmakers, who are still struggling to execute the transition for the most part.

Hyundai Ioniq 6 N Spy

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. You might also like: Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Starts At $66,100 – How Does It Compare To The Rivals? 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. You might also like: Hyundai Plans To Launch A Mini Electric SUV And Electric Van 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. Source

Kia EV9 Front Three Quarters World Car of the Year

All Winners At 2024 World Car Awards – Kia EV9 To BMW i5

The 2024 World Car Awards have been announced and the Korean auto giants have displayed an impressive performance. We take a look at all the winners at the 2024 World Car Awards. This ceremony took place yesterday at the New York International Auto Show. It represents a prestigious accolade within the automotive industry. The judging panel comprised over 100 expert journalists and automotive specialists from more than 30 countries. Drawing from a diverse range of experiences, they evaluated vehicles based on specific criteria to ensure the selection of only the finest models available. You might also like: Mercedes-Benz GLC 350e PHEV Announced w/ DC Fast Charging Winners at 2024 World Car Awards 2024 World Car Of The Year The finalists in this revered category were the BYD Seal, Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30. However, it was the Korean Kia EV9 which took home the title. The jury recognized the innovative design, spacious cabin, plenty of tech features and enticing prices. Interestingly, it is not the only title the Kia EV9 bagged. 2024 World Electric Vehicle Award Next up, we take a look at the World Electric Vehicle Award. In this category, the contenders were – BMW i5, Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30. Again, the award went to Kia EV9. That is a huge feather in the cap of the EV9 to have bagged two titles despite stiff competition. You might also like: Kia EV6 Facelift Spotted Testing – Everything We Know So Far 2024 World Performance Car The fire-breathing EVs were also competing for the 2024 World Performance Car award. As the name suggests, it included EVs which are designed for spirited driving characteristics. The finalists included BMW M2 (Second-gen), BMW XM and Hyundai IONIQ 5 N. On this occasion, the Korean giant, Hyundai took the cake with its IONIQ 5 N hot electric hatch/crossover. 2024 World Luxury Car You must’ve seen luxury carmakers offering their EVs in recent times as well. In these cases, the aim is to provide the utmost comfort and convenience to the occupants. The candidates for this category included – BMW 5 Series and i5, Mercedes-Benz E-Class and Mercedes-Benz EQE SUV. In this all-German encounter, the BMW 5 Series and i5 took the top spot (combined). You might also like: Key Highlights Of The BMW Vision Neue Klasse X Revealed 2024 World Urban Car Finally, the 2024 World Urban Car award was also up for grabs. This is for the vehicles which customers generally use for daily commutes. Hence, practicality, ownership characteristics and affordability might have been the deciding factors in this case. The top contenders were Volvo EX30, BYD Dolphin and Lexus LBX. The Swedish carmaker won this title with its EX30. You might also like: Mercedes VISION EQXX Drives 1,010 km On Single Charge, Still Has 309 km Range Left Learn Electric Cars Says This esteemed award ceremony serves as a validation for car manufacturers, affirming that they have produced something truly exceptional. With multiple categories, various aspects of vehicles are carefully evaluated for this prestigious accolade. The dominance of electric vehicles in these awards may indeed foreshadow future trends in the automotive industry.

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Front Profile

Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Starts At $66,100 – How Does It Compare To The Rivals?

Hyundai Motor Company announced the prices of its electric hot-hatch/crossover, the IONIQ 5 N, as we compare these with its rivals. The Hyundai IONIQ 5 N is the performance version of the IONIQ 5. The letter ‘N’ in the Korean carmaker’s nomenclature depicts the performance division. It represents three things – Namyang, Nürburgring and Chicane or tight serpentine turn in the road. Namyang is a district in South Korea where the N brand was incepted. It is the location of Hyundai’s Global R&D Center. Nürburgring is the world-famous racetrack in Germany where most supercars test their performance and post lap times. The N brand was born relatively recently in 2012. And rest, as they say, is history. Fast forward to today, Hyundai offers an N model even in its electric portfolio. You might also like: 7-Seat Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV To Go Into Production In July – Report Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Price Compared To Its Rivals The fully-equipped top-of-the-line IONIQ 5 N has a retail sticker of $66,100. With the $1,375 destination fee included, the final number comes out to be $67,475. Now, we wish to see how this number stacks up against some other similar products in this niche segment. Car Price Hyundai IONIQ 5 N $67,475 Kia EV6 GT $62,975 Genesis GV60 Performance $70,900 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance $61,885 Tesla Model Y Performance $54,130 Price Comparison It is clear from the table that Hyundai has positioned the IONIQ 5 N rather competitively considering that it is more powerful than the lot. It has a distinct advantage over the luxury sub-brand of Hyundai, Genesis. Mustang and Kia are marginally better priced but the IONIQ 5 N is more promising among the three. It is only the Tesla which will give the IONIQ 5 N a run for its money. But then again, Model Y is the highest-selling EV in the world. It aims to offer performance, practicality and tech-savvy features to its owners. On the other hand, the IONIQ 5 N is truly capable of being called a track monster. You might also like: Hyundai Plans To Launch A Mini Electric SUV And Electric Van Hyundai IONIQ 5 N – Specs Since we are calling it a track monster, let us quickly glance at the kind of specifications it boasts. It is available with a large 84 kWh battery pack which powers two electric motors for an All-Wheel-Drive configuration. In its ‘N Grin Boost’ mode, the total power output stands at a ginormous 641 hp (478 kW) for 10 seconds. This propels the electric hot-hatch/crossover from a standstill to 60 mph (97 km/h) in just 3.25 seconds with Launch Control. In regular mode, the maximum power is still an impressive 601 hp (448 kW). The top speed is electronically limited to 162 mph (261 km/h). These are some supercar territory numbers. In terms of charging, the IONIQ 5 N supports a 350 kW DC charger which can juice up the battery from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes. It sports 21-inch Pirelli P Zero tires with 275/35 profile. The braking duties are taken care of by a 4-piston front and 1-piston rear disc. Specs Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Battery 84 kWh Electric Motors 2 (AWD) Max Power (w/ N Grin Boost for 10 seconds) 641 hp (478 kW) Max Power (in normal settings) 601 hp (448 kW) Acc. (0-60 mph / 97 km/h) 3.25 seconds Top Speed 162 mph (261 km/h) 350 kW DC Fast Charging 10% to 80% in 18 minutes Specs You might also like: Hyundai To Launch New EV Brand In China; Plans 5 EVs In 3 Years Dimensions Hyundai IONIQ 5 N is a crossover hatchback/SUV and its dimensions represent that. Dimensions Hyundai IONIQ 5 N Length 185.6 in. (4,714 mm) Width 76.4 in. (1,940 mm) Height 62.4 in. (1,585 mm) Wheelbase 118.1 in. (3,000 mm) Dimensions Learn Electric Cars Says We have come so far in the electrification revolution, that carmakers are beginning to launch their traditional performance vehicles with electric powertrains. Sure, the inherent instant torque delivery associated with EVs naturally makes them great-accelerating cars. Still, to think of performance cars with electric hearts is a testament to the progress EVs have made. Now, it remains to be seen how well the customers embrace this legendary nameplate in a futuristic avatar.

Hyundai Ioniq 7 (Concept) Exterior

7-Seat Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV To Go Into Production In July – Report

Hyundai Ioniq 7 will be the flagship electric car in the portfolio of the Korean carmaker. The Hyundai Ioniq 7 electric SUV will go into production by July this year, as per a report by The Korean Carblog. This report also captures some fresh spy images of the large electric SUV wearing a heavy camouflage on its exterior. However, the cabin is partially visible, revealing some key details. The EV will be unveiled at the 2024 Busan Motor Show on June 27, 2024, and the production will commence at Hyundai’s Asan plant in South Korea. For the US market, the manufacturing will occur at the Bryan County factory in Georgia in 2025. You might also like: Hyundai Plans To Launch A Mini Electric SUV And Electric Van Hyundai Ioniq 7 Electric SUV – Expected Specs Now, we know that the Ioniq 7 is Hyundai’s counterpart to the Kia EV9. The latter in already on sale in multiple markets across the globe. That provides a fair indication about the kind of specifications we can expect from the Ioniq 7. It will be based on the E-GMP architecture which also underpins the wildly successful Ioniq 5 electric crossover and Ioniq 6 fastback electric sedan. Also, it will bear slightly larger dimensions than the Kia EV9. The Ioniq 7 will offer both single-motor 2WD and dual-motor AWD configurations and two battery pack options. These will likely be 76.1 kWh and 99.8 kWh. These can provide a decent range figures of 230 miles (370 km) to 304 miles (489 km), as per EPA estimates. Using a 350 kW DC fast charger, the EV can recover 10-80% SoC in about 25 minutes. In terms of output, we expect three configurations – a single-motor trim which could generate 215 hp (106 kW), a dual-motor variant good for 379 hp (283 kW) and a performance-focused dual-motor version which could belt out an impressive 576 hp (430 kW) of peak power. These numbers are what you get in the Kia EV9. Sure, we might see a marginal diversion from these numbers, but it won’t be too much. With such offerings, the Korean automaker aims to cater to all sorts of customers. You might also like: Hyundai To Launch New EV Brand In China; Plans 5 EVs In 3 Years Interior and Features When it comes to the interior of the Hyundai Ioniq 7, a few key details come to light via these spy images. The first thing that catches the eye is a colossal display which might be hiding two separate units – one for the infotainment and one for the driver’s instrument cluster. We have seen this layout with numerous modern EVs, particularly from Hyundai and Kia. But we specifically appreciate the availability of the physical buttons for HVAC and multimedia. This test mule also carries cameras instead of the orthodox door mirrors with screens relaying the camera feed on the A-pillars inside the cabin. Power controls for the driver’s seat are also visible in one image. There is a central tunnel between the front seats where a bottle of water is securely placed, indicating large space. All in all, the cabin will be spacious and ultra-modern. You might also like: Kia EV8 Could Replace The Iconic Stinger In Electric Avatar Learn Electric Cars Says Hyundai Motor Company is gearing up for exciting times with impressive electric cars. This is also true for its subsidiary brands including Kia and Genesis. Its Ioniq series has been particularly appreciated by the customers and critics alike. The Ioniq 7 will be yet another desirable addition to that series. Let us wait and watch how well the customers embrace it.

Hyundai Casper Electric Mini SUV

Hyundai Plans To Launch A Mini Electric SUV And Electric Van

The Korean automaker is planning to expand its global electric portfolio with diversified EVs. Hyundai is planning to launch an electric mini SUV and Van in the coming months to expand its global footprint. The former is a Casper-sized electric SUV which would become the entry-level EV from Hyundai across many international markets. One of the biggest challenges with the mass adoption of electric cars is their initial prices. Hence, affordable EVs are in huge demand and will also create further demand. On the other hand, it will also launch an electric van for Iveco. It will be based on the global eLCV platform. This would cater to the commercial buyers all across the world. In fact, Hyundai will export it to many international markets. Iveco is a huge player in commercial van segment. This is an unequivocal indication that the Korean car marque wants to leave no stone unturned and offer electrification in all segments of the market and its portfolio. You might also like: Hyundai To Launch New EV Brand In China; Plans 5 EVs In 3 Years Hyundai Plans Electric Mini SUV And Van In its home market, Hyundai already sells Casper as a mini SUV. It is for those who are looking for a compact urban SUV. But it is available with an IC engine. As far as its electric counterpart is concerned, Hyundai could offer it with a length of around 3.9 m (153.5 in). That will be positioned under its current entry level EV, KONA electric. It will focus on being affordable rather than an EV with great performance and long range. Therefore, expect a humble range of around 200-300 km (125 mi to 187 mi) and LFP chemistry. On the other hand, Hyundai will develop the chassis for its upcoming electric van which will be based on the Global Electric Light Commercial Vehicle platform. This platform is capable of carrying loads upto 2.5 tons to 3.5 tons. The low-floor construction makes it ideal for loading and unloading. Iveco will customize the electric vans and distribute them via its network by September this year at the IAA Transportation. It will rival the likes of Ford E-Transit. You might also like: Hyundai Unveils ‘Active Air Skirt’ Tech To Increase EV Range And Power Learn Electric Cars Says Hyundai Motor is clearly aiming to establish its name among the pioneers of electric mobility. In fact, it also sells its Nexo Hydrogen car in the US. In addition, there are tons of hybrid models in its lineup for various markets. We don’t need to tell you about the IONIQ series. It has already gathered monumental laurels from the customers and critics alike. Going forward, Hyundai wants to offer EVs in every segment in most markets. We shall have to wait to see how that pans out.