21 Feb 2021: Hyundai IONIQ 5 e-crossover to be unveiled on February 23
South Korean automaker Hyundai will unveil its first electric mid-sized crossover, the IONIQ 5, on February 23. To recall, it was showcased as the 45 Concept two years back.
The vehicle shall be based on the company's E-GMP platform. It will also have an eye-catching design and a spacious cabin made from eco-friendly materials.
Here are more details.
Exteriors: The car will ride on 20-inch wheels
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 will be built on the company's new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). It will have a sporty look, featuring a clamshell bonnet, a fully enclosed grille, and rectangular-shaped headlamps.
On the sides, it will be flanked by B-pillars, ORVMs, and 20-inch alloy wheels. There should be sleek taillights and "IONIQ 5" lettering on the rear end.
Interiors: There will be adjustable front row seats inside
The Hyundai IONIQ 5 will have a spacious cabin made of sustainable materials like bio paint, eco-processed leather, as well as natural and recycled fibers.
Electronically adjustable front row seats with a recline function, a center console that can be slid back and forth, a touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity options, multiple airbags, and a rear-view camera, should also be available.
Power: It can also supply power for external consumption
Hyundai is yet to reveal the powertrain details of IONIQ 5. However, as per a prior report, it will offer support for a vehicle-to-load (V2L) bi-directional charging option so that it can function as a 110/220V power supply.
The vehicle shall deliver a combined power output of 308.7hp and thanks to its ultra-fast charging option and travel for over 100km on a five-minute charge.
Fact: Hyundai IONIQ 5: Availability
Details related to the pricing and availability of the Hyundai IONIQ 5 will be revealed at the launch event on February 23. Apart from this crossover, the IONIQ 6 sedan and IONIQ 7 full-sized SUV are also in the pipeline.