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Hyundai teases Ioniq 6 electric sedan, calls it Electrified Streamliner

Might Hyundai’s upcoming electrical sedan arrive with a reconceived area and proportions, and a few noteworthy driving vary and effectivity? 

Though that’s not claimed fairly but, that’s what seems to be advised by a teaser video launched Monday that calls the Ioniq 6 Hyundai’s “Electrified Streamliner,” together with a brand new web page concerning the car calling it the “Silhouette of the New Period.”

The Ioniq 6 was initially previewed by the glossy Prophecy concept car offered in March 2020. Whereas the Ioniq 5—and its 45 idea—aimed for one thing retro, paying homage to Nineteen Seventies hatchbacks in some respects, the Prophecy aimed for easy and minimalist. It carried over the identical Ioniq-brand-specific pixelated lighting components, nonetheless. Whereas in idea the Prophecy was a hatchback, we’re anticipating the Ioniq 6 to have a trunklid. 

What’s supplied by this teaser is cryptic. If something, it confirms that Hyundai is following maybe an much more aerodynamically radical form into manufacturing. This video, plus the Ioniq 6 spy shots we’ve seen earlier this spring, verify that the Ioniq 6 may prioritize not simply aero however cabin area. 

Hyundai Prophecy concept

Hyundai Prophecy idea

The Ioniq 6 is because of be the fourth EV constructed on Hyundai’s E-GMP platform for electrical automobiles—following the Ioniq 5, the Kia EV6, and the Genesis GV60. Anticipate the identical 77.4-kwh battery pack, and one thing near what’s supplied in these automobiles technology-wise, with 800-volt charging allowing an 80% cost in as little as 18 minutes. Though aerodynamics may achieve 50 to 80 miles of vary over the Ioniq 5 in some variations, we predict.

The Prophecy idea arrived with out a steering wheel—probably making the suggestion that Hyundai may use this mannequin to not purge that in manufacturing, however to introduce a extra superior assisted-driving system. With the idea, Hyundai additionally revealed upcoming expertise that cleans the air both inside and outside the car whereas it’s being charged. 

Hyundai Prophecy concept

Hyundai Prophecy idea

What the breakthrough Ioniq 5 has achieved for the Hyundai model, the Ioniq 6 may do for electrical sedans. Up till now it’s been a Tesla market dominated by the Mannequin 3. 

Hyundai hasn’t but given a reveal date for the Ioniq 6, though it’s reportedly due for manufacturing beginning in July and as a consequence of go on sale by the top of the 12 months. Anticipate extra than simply the silhouette to be proven very quickly.

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