Step into the future of zero-emission, zero-road tax, all-electric vehicles with this peace of art Hyundai IONIQ Electric. It is arriving as the last piece to complete the first ever electric model trident - full EV, hybrid and PHEV. Now, regardless of your lifestyle there is an electric alternative from Hyundai to fit it with even more to follow as the South Korean manufacturer plans to have 22 "green" options by 2020. It seems inevitable to get one, does not it?
You will be able to recognise the type of vehicle even before you step inside as its futuristic features are noticeable from afar. Efficiency and aesthetics are in the centre of the design with sleek and attractive lines. To enhance the aerodynamics even further the front grille has also been redesigned. The result is class-leading, jaw-dropping 0.24 coefficient of drag. Moving the attention to the wheels where 16" alloys and exclusively designed ultra-low rolling resistance tyres complete the EV's attractive exterior. Lighter aluminium is the foundation material used which brought the weight of the car to 1,420 kg - 1,475 kg.
Forward-thinking and elegant the interior has ease-of-use at its core. The 8” full colour touch-screen equipped with Apple CarPlayTM, AndroidTM Auto, Bluetooth® and Live® navigation is where everything ordinary stops. The D-cut steering wheel which boost the sporty feeling that you get is equipped with paddles that control the variable regenerative breaking. This great function allows you to alter the car's deceleration and helps increase the amount of energy that goes back into the battery pack. You also benefit from heated seats and steering wheel, air conditioning climate control, parking sensors and camera and wireless charging.
Performance and engine
IONIQ Electric has 103 mph max speed and is powered by high-power electric motor with 120 PS which boasts maximum torque of 295 Nm. It can reach 0-62mph for less than 10 seconds making it the fastest IONIQ. The maximum range is 174 miles guaranteed by a 28 kWH lithium-ion battery which can charge up to 80% for 30 minutes. Transmission is by single speed reduction gear, and your intended direction of travel is selected by a bank of electronic switches.
Being a modern vehicle safety is of high standards with this EV. Lane Departure Warning System with Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Detection, Autonomous Emergency Braking, Smart Cruise Control, Driver Attention Alert and Anti-Lock Brake System feature in both trims.
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