Hyundai to introduce Ioniq 5 EV in India, launch in 2022

Hyundai Ioniq 5 is predicted to be the second electrical automotive from the South Korean model in India after the Kona EV.

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HT Auto Desk

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26 Apr 2022, 11:28 AM

A Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV at a charging level inside Hyundai’s new company HQ in Gurugram.

Hyundai Motor India on Tuesday introduced that it’s going to launch the Ioniq 5 EV in India in 2022. This comes as a part of the automaker’s technique for increasing its battery electrical automobile portfolio within the nation. The Ioniq 5 may very well be Hyundai’s second electrical automotive in India, after the Kona EV, which is already in enterprise. Hyundai’s plan to launch the Ioniq 5 EV in India was revealed earlier when the South Korean auto main showcased the compact electrical automotive at an occasion in Delhi-NCR. Now, the automaker has confirmed the launch 12 months as nicely.

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Hyundai has already introduced that it’s going to increase the OEM’s battery electrical automobile portfolio in India as much as six fashions by 2028. Touted as an all-electric CUV, Hyundai Ioniq 5 is constructed on the automaker’s Skateboard Platform E-GMP (Electrical World Modular Platform).

Regardless of a pointy and crowd pleasing design philosophy, Hyundai Ioniq 5 can be claimed to have obtained a bunch of supplies contained in the cabin which might be constructed with environmentally pleasant supplies. The automaker claims that Ioniq 5 comes as the corporate’s testimony for sustainability.

Commenting on the announcement, Unsoo Kim, MD and CEO, Hyundai Motor India Restricted, mentioned that the corporate is focussing very strongly on electrical mobility throughout its companies and product vary for a progressive and sustainable future. “Hyundai is proud to obtain the World Automobile of the Yr 2022 for the Ioniq 5 as this award is a real testomony to our imaginative and prescient and efforts in driving the adoption of BEVs globally. Hyundai Motor India has already dedicated to the enlargement of our BEV line-up to 6 fashions by 2028 and immediately, with nice satisfaction we’re asserting the introduction of Ioniq 5 in CY22 in India,” Kim additional added.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 is out there in each 2WD and AWD variants. The 2WD mannequin will get a rear axle-mounted electrical motor that churns out 217 hp of energy and 350 Nm of torque. The AWD variant alternatively will get two electrical motors every powering one axle. It generates 305 hp of energy and 605 Nm of torque. The 2WD and AWD variants of the EV are claimed to run 451 km and 430 km respectively, on a single cost.


First Printed Date: 26 Apr 2022, 11:09 AM IST

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