The Ioniq 5 SUV from hyundai was the perfect way to launch the company’s all-electric range. Winning numerous 2022 World Car of the Year awards. Hyundai’s clean, tidy and spacious design, practical range and power stats and affordable prices. Ioniq sells well in anticipation everywhere and generally leaves a good impression. The company has now provided us with a preview of its demanding second release, the Ioniq 6.
Overnight, Hyundai unveiled the project plan for the Ioniq 6 electric sedan and unveiled the first images. Hyundai’s IONIQ 6, which it calls an “Electrified Streamliner,” is aerodynamically shaped. Hyundai has used sustainable materials in innovative ways to reflect the values of today’s electric vehicle customers. Hyundai’s Prophecy EV concept inspired the IONIQ 6’s pristine aerodynamic shape and simple baselines. What the company’s designers call emotional efficiency. Additionally, the design concept of this all-new battery electric car is bold and distinctive. Just like its sibling, the Ioniq 5, the two cars couldn’t be more distinct. The Ioniq 6 SUV will have a pixel theme to accentuate its lighting features, just like the Ioniq 5 SUV that came before it.
The Hyundai Ioniq 6 EV goes through a lot of corners
The supple and curvy four-door coupé-like Prophecy concept car served as the inspiration for the IONIQ 6, while incorporating contemporary components like Parametric Pixel lighting. This zero-emission vehicle evokes a classic design approach. The rear spoiler and a piece of the front bumper both have a vintage Porsche appearance. Hyundai refers to it as adhering to “ethical uniqueness” as a design concept.
The flowing, low shape once again reminds us of a Porsche. Although the front and rear bumpers are quite crowded. The sloping front windshield and the Hyundai emblem are grafted under the forward-sloping hood. Which heightens the visual drama. With patterns in the headlight, taillight, rear fender brake light, air vents and center console provide some visual flair and movement where appropriate. There are over 700 “parametric pixels” scattered throughout the vehicle. The Ioniq 6 wasn’t just designed to look good by Hyundai. With a low nose and sleek design, the automobile can glide through the breeze with little resistance. This is crucial for improving economy and electric range. According to Hyundai, the IONIQ 6 has an extremely low drag coefficient of just 0.21. Its low nose, active front air vents, wheel gap reducers and optional compact digital side mirrors all contribute to this.
Electric range and technical details of the Hyundai Ioniq 6
Hyundai is waiting to release technical details of the Ioniq 6 until later this year. But we know that it uses the same E-GMP architecture and technology. The Ioniq 6 will likely be available with a variety of batteries. Ranging in size from 58 kWh to 77.4 kWh, just like other vehicles on the E-GMP flat floor architecture. Dual-motor all-wheel drive will be available as an option. Also, a single-engine layout and rear-wheel drive are standard. Given this, the vehicle has a more streamlined appearance than the three E-GMP-based vertical vehicles currently on the market. The larger battery should provide a range of over 300 miles.
The breathtaking interior of the Hyundai Ioniq 6 is unprecedented
The IONIQ 6 continues the tradition of futuristic styling that has particularly distinguished Hyundai’s IONIQ line of vehicles. Unlike the IONIQ 5, which introduced a “living room” cabin feel, the IONIQ 6 features a “human-centric” layout. A spacious interior with plenty of room for five people awaits you when you enter the IONIQ 6. Despite the slight reduction in headroom of the curved roofline. The rear compartment is exceptionally spacious. But there is a lot of freedom for the legs and the elbows. A rather spacious vehicle, this one.
Interior two-tone ambient lighting is available for the IONIQ 6. A palette of 64 colors and six two-tone themes are available to users. The steering wheel also has four interactive points and its design resembles the steering wheel of the Kia EV6. The key design feature is the modular touchscreen dashboard. Which combines a pair of 12-inch infotainment touchscreens into one screen. This is placed above a strip of air ducts that spans the size of the dashboard. According to Hyundai, the body of the Ioniq 6 is painted with pigmented paint. It is made from bamboo charcoal and reused pigment paint from end-of-life tires. Hyundai has chosen sustainable materials for the cabin. Among them are rugs made from used fishing nets and fabrics made from plastic water bottles.
“IONIQ 6 connects an emotional convergence of functionality and aesthetics,” commented SangYup Lee, Director of Hyundai Design Center and Executive Vice President. “The distinctive streamlined design is the result of close cooperation between engineers and designers, with obsessive attention to detail and customer-centric values. We created the IONIQ 6 as a conscious cocoon that offers personalized places for everyone.