Hyundai Motor Company’s first high-performance electric vehicle, the IONIQ 5 N is expected to be on sale starting on Monday, 4th of September. The pricelist was leaked, starting at 76 million won (including Korean goverment subsidy, which traduced to US dollar is about $57,000. Remember that the price could be different in overseas markets, for example this vehicle won’t have subsidys in North America.
The IONIQ 5 N has a new battery with 84 kWh (remember the current IONIQ 5 model has up to 77,6 kWh). For reference, Kia’s high-performance electric vehicle EV6 GT has been certified for a mileage of 342 km and a low temperature of 311 km on a single charge but with a battery with a capacity of 77.4 ㎾h.
Based on the four-wheel drive system, the high-performance electric N model produces a maximum output of 478 kW (650 horsepower, when boost mode is activated) and a maximum torque of 770 Nm (78.5 kgf m, based on boost mode). It is also equipped with technologies dedicated to high-performance electric vehicles, such as a dedicated high-output battery and a high-performance EV-specific thermal management control system.
It reaches 100 km/h from a standstill in 3.4 seconds, beating the 3.5 seconds of the EV6 GT. The top speed is 260 km/h. Meanwhile, Hyundai Motor Company already certificied the vehicle in South Korea, which a system that usually gives a little bit less kilometres of range compared to the WLTP system. So it is expected that in overseas market the IONIQ 5 N could reach 400 km of range (around 250 miles).
Hyundai Motor Company IONIQ 5 N’s will be on sale from next Monday in South Korea with overseas markets to follow.
News Source: CarSceneKorea