It was March 2020 when Hyundai signaled its intentions towards growing a Tesla Mannequin 3 rival by introducing the Prophecy idea. The electrical sedan appeared roughly like a four-door Porsche 911 EV, however subsequent spy pictures of prototypes revealed some main design adjustments. For the most recent teaser picture of the manufacturing automobile, the South Korean marque has gone again in time by displaying the zero-emissions saloon in a too-good-to-be-true sketch.
The so-called “electrified streamliner” can be previewed in further teasers within the coming days, with totally revealing pictures of the inside and exterior coming by the top of the month. That tells us technical specs will not be disclosed till July, presumably on the Busan Motor Present.
Within the meantime, it is price mentioning the BMW i4 competitor goes to make the most of the identical E-GMP platform because the Ioniq 5 crossover and the bigger Ioniq 7 three-row SUV coming by the top of 2023. If reviews are to be believed, the automobile’s growth was not with out points because the engineers made some substantial adjustments alongside the way in which. The production-ready Ioniq 6 will supposedly be two centimeters (0.8 inches) longer than initially deliberate and could have redesigned bumpers to enhance aero.
As well as, the zero-emissions sedan is predicted to make use of a barely bigger 77.4-kWh battery pack and a sleeker infotainment in comparison with the Ioniq 5 by slimming down the bezels. At launch, the range-topping model is probably going going to have a pair of electrical motors enabling all-wheel drive and slightly over 300 horsepower. Hyundai is engaged on a sizzling Ioniq 5 crossover, nevertheless it’s too quickly to say whether or not the Ioniq 6 will get the N therapy. For what it is price, the E-GMP platform is nice for 576 hp within the Kia EV6 GT.
On the different finish of the lineup, there must be a single-motor, rear-wheel-drive variant with lower than 200 hp contemplating the bottom Ioniq 5 has to make do with 168 hp. With Hyundai making a giant deal in regards to the sedan’s swoopy form, it seemingly means the Ioniq 5 could have a low drag coefficient to allow a greater vary. Greater than 300 miles between fees is extremely believable considering that the crossover can cowl 303 miles per EPA.
So far as pricing is worried, it should not be too totally different than the Ioniq 5’s, which could be had from $39,950, rising to $51,100 for the Restricted mannequin. We cannot be too stunned if the Ioniq 6 can be a tad costlier contemplating it is going to be numerically positioned above the crossover.