Each the Hyundai Seven Idea and Ioniq 6 are primarily based on the corporate’s E-GMP platform
December 23, 2022 at 17:29
by Brad Anderson
Hyundai will carry the all-electric Seven Idea and the brand new Ioniq 6 to the Montreal Auto Present operating from January 20-30, 2023 on the Palais des congrès de Montréal.
Whereas it has been greater than a 12 months for the reason that Hyundai Seven Idea was unveiled eventually 12 months’s LA Auto Present, it will mark the primary time that it’s proven in Canada. The automaker refers back to the automobile as an SUEV (Sport Utility Electrical Automobile) and can quickly launch a manufacturing variant of it, dubbed the Ioniq 7.
Underpinning the Seven Idea is identical Electrical-International Modular Platform (E-GMP) from Hyundai because the Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6, and each the Genesis GV60 and Kia EV6. It stays to be seen if it should have the identical 77.4 kWh battery pack because the Ioniq 5 and Ioniq 6 when it reaches the manufacturing line however Hyundai is alleged to be concentrating on a variety of greater than 300 miles (483 km) and 350 kW charging, which means it may possibly cost from 10-80 per cent capability in simply 20 minutes.
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The outside design of the Seven Idea shares some options with different Ioniq fashions, together with the ‘pixel’ headlights and taillights. It’s comparable in dimension to the Palisade and whereas the design can be toned down for the manufacturing mannequin, it ought to nonetheless make a really severe assertion on the street.
As for the Hyundai Ioniq 6, it celebrated its North American debut eventually month’s LA Auto Present and whereas pricing and technical specs haven’t been confirmed for the Canadian market, we do know what configurations will probably be accessible in when bought in the USA.
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Sitting on the base of the vary is a 53 kWh battery pack driving a single electrical motor on the rear axle that delivers 149 hp and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque. The mid-range and flagship variants then use a 77.4 kWh battery pack with the rear-wheel drive variant good for 225 hp and the all-wheel drive mannequin producing 320 hp and 446 lb-ft (605 Nm) of torque.