Tomorrow, Hyundai will release the first official images of its new electric sedan, the IONIQ 6. However, the technical specifications of the vehicle will not be revealed until July 14, so we will still have to wait two weeks to get to know the Korean company’s proposal in all its dimensions.
Regardless, thanks to a series of leaks, the final design of the IONIQ 6 has been revealed ahead of time. Although low-quality, the images are detailed enough to give us a pretty good idea of what Hyundai’s new electric sedan, which could replace the Sonata in some markets, will look like.
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 is a different-looking car, with a devoid grille front and a very arched sideline. The rear, cut fastback, has a very pronounced drop and is crowned by not one, but two spoilers. The aerodynamic work rounded off through the use of recessed handles and digital mirrors, seems a priori exhaustive.
It has several very characteristic design elements; Without going any further, the sills and the rear bumper skirt are painted in contrast to the bodywork. In addition, its optical groups boast the Parametric Pixel technology already seen in the IONIQ 5, which gives them an unmistakable retro-futuristic look.
The Hyundai IONIQ 6 will rival the Tesla Model 3
The IONIQ 6 will measure 4.86 meters long, 1.88 meters wide, and 1.50 meters high; In addition, it will have a wide wheelbase of 2.95 meters. It will make use of the E-GMP modular platform already seen in the IONIQ 5, Genesis GV60, and KIA EV6, and it is expected to have two battery packs: one with 58 kWh and the other with 77.4 kWh capacity.
Thanks to its aerodynamic bodywork, it is possible that it will approach or even exceed 600 km WLTP of autonomy, a range similar to that announced by its main rivals, the Tesla Model 3 and Volkswagen ID. AERO. Its 800-volt electrical system will allow it to charge from 10 to 80% in just 18 minutes, reaching a maximum power of 239 kW in direct current. Source; Autoevolution