hyundai: Auto Expo 2023: Hyundai Motor India launches all electric model Ioniq 5, price starting at Rs 44.95 lakh
Hyundai has already which already sells one EV model, Kona Electric in the country, said the price of Ioniq 5 is introductory and would hold for the first 500 customers.
“Ioniq 5 represents our shift towards future mobility with tenets that encapsulate intelligent technology, innovation and sustainability,” PTI quoted Hyundai Motor India MD and CEO Unsoo Kim as saying while launching the model at Auto Expo 2023.
Kim added that the model will pave the way for faster adoption of electric mobility.
Ioniq 5 comes with a range or 631 kilometre per full charge, the company said.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 has been developed on the tenets of five key pillars:
- Impressive Exterior
- Opulent Interiors
- Novel Technologies
- Incredible Performance & Safety
- Quenching Convenience
Hyundai Ioniq 5 boasts of a unique exterior that will herald a new era of design. Representing the visual identity of Hyundai Ioniq 5, the façade features an interplay of parametric pixels and is characterized by clean – sharp lines. The iconic front is defined by Parametric Pixel LED Headlamps that boast of a unique pixel signature, reflecting the design inspiration of Hyundai Ioniq 5.
The Premium front LED accent lighting features transflective coating technology that lends the appearance of a garnish when the lamp is off. The front bumper with skid plate showcases planar symmetry while diagonal creases provide a hi-tech interpretation of ‘Sensuous Sportiness’. The clamshell hood features a smooth and seamless design, bolstering the minimalistic appeal of this all-electric SUV.
Hyundai Ioniq 5 also features an Active air flap (AAF) that improves aerodynamics when closed and cools vehicle parts when open.
The dynamic side design seamlessly carries forward the visual identity of this all-electric SUV, while the rear is a quintessential depiction of ‘Sensuous Sportiness’.
The side profile of Hyundai IONIQ 5 sports a definitive Z shaped side character line that exudes elegance and dynamism. The R20 (D=512.8 mm) parametric pixel design alloy wheels present a refreshing take on Parametric pixel geometry with the design of the wheels focusing on aerodynamics. Accentuating the unique exquisiteness of Hyundai Ioniq 5, this all-electric SUV features Auto flush door handles that automatically pop out when the driver is in close proximity.
The parametric pixel design is further carried through to the rear with Hyundai Ioniq 5 emblem featured in between parametric pixel LED tail lamps. The Rear spoiler with LED high mount stop lamp (HMSL) resonates this all-electric SUV’s unique design philosophy, adding athletic sensibilities while simultaneously improving vehicle aerodynamics.
In December 2021, Hyundai had announced plans to invest Rs 4,000 crore to drive in around six electric vehicles in India by 2028.
The company is planning to roll out a mix of models based on its existing range as well as completely new vehicles based on its global platform E-GMP over the next few years.
Its line-up of six battery electric vehicles will cater to multiple segments, including mass market and mass premium segments in India.