As part of its partnership as the exclusive North American automotive sponsor for the Disney100 Celebration, Hyundai is unveiling the IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition during “Dancing with the Stars” as part of their Disney100 Night, airing Tuesday, Oct. 17 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EDT/PDT, 7:00-9:01 p.m. CDT), simulcasting LIVE across both ABC and Disney+ in local time zones and next day on Hulu.
First revealed as a concept car at the 2023 New York Auto Show, the IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition will be incorporated into the “Dancing with the Stars” Disney100 night as part of the opening scene and will be driven by show talent as part of rehearsal footage.“We’re thrilled to be unveiling the IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition during ‘Dancing with the Stars’,” said Angela Zepeda, chief marketing officer, Hyundai Motor America.
“Disney100 night is the perfect opportunity to showcase this first-of-its-kind collaboration between Disney Imagineering and an auto manufacturer. It’s going to be a magical night filled with iconic music and great dancing, and we couldn’t think of a better way to extend our Disney100 partnership. ”The IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition represents a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and automotive vehicle designers.
The limited-production vehicle will go on sale in early 2024. Hyundai IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition Features Gravity Gold Matte exterior color Disney-inspired wheel stylesDisney100 Platinum exterior badgingDisney100 logo embossed on front seat headrests and center consoleDisney100 logo on the floormats.
Disney-inspired front and rear door trim strip, Disney-themed intro on the interior screen upon turning the car on which features iconic Disney music, the Disney100 logo and pixie dustThe Hyundai IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition is part of a 360-degree integrated marketing campaign that extends across advertising and experiential to include all new content, advertising, merchandising and more.
Hyundai is the exclusive North American automotive sponsor for Disney100, a celebration of the timeless stories and unforgettable characters that have entertained and inspired people of all ages for a century.“Disney’s collaboration with Hyundai on the IONIQ 5 Disney100 Platinum Edition demonstrates the close, creative partnership between our two brands,” said Andrew Messina, SVP of Sales. “As we celebrate 100 years of The Walt Disney Company, we continue to showcase our power as a leader in live content and how brands can be a part of something wonderful alongside us.”