Hyundai Reveals Ioniq 6 EV for US 2023
The brand new Ioniq6 EV from Hyundai is a car with a distinct sparkling design.
The South Korean car manufacturer unveiled the Ioniq 6 Wednesday evening as an “amazed streamliner,” a nod to its aerodynamic layout that Americans might recognize finest with the style of an Airstream trailer. It’s a significant shift in vogue from the favored Ioniq 5 EV, which went on sale late this year.
“Each Ioniq vehicle will have different design character … we all want our designers to always connect with customers on the emotional level,” said SangYup Lee, executive vice president and head of Hyundai design, during a virtual media event.
Hyundai is currently selling the second-most EVs in the U.S. behind Tesla.
Hyundai is anticipated to begin production of the automobile at a manufacturing facility in South Korea during the third quarter. It is scheduled to go on sale in the U.S. throughout the first quarter of next year.
Pricing of the car was not revealed.
Hyundai anticipates the car to achieve 610 kilometers (380 miles) of charge on a single charge, based on global standards. However, those testing criteria differ from those in the U.S., indicating the U.S. range will be different.
The inside of the automobile includes 2 12-inch screens for chauffeur information and also enjoyment.
The Ioniq 6 will be the 3rd all-electric car in the U.S. under the Hyundai brand name, complying with the Kona and also Ioniq 5 crossovers. The South Korean automaker owns Kia as well, yet the brands run individually in the U.S.
Industry research firm LMC Automotive anticipates Hyundai, including Kia and also its deluxe Genesis brand, to offer the second-most EVs in the U.S. this year, behind just Tesla, which supplied greater than 936,000 EVs internationally in 2014 (the business does not damage its distributions down by area).
First six months of the 2022, Automotive News records, Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brand names sold 34,518 EVs in the U.S.– behind Tesla’s sales, according to the report, but in advance of the 22,979 EV sales from Ford Motor.