2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6TZ

Hyundai’s retro-futuristic Ioniq 5 SUV will be followed by an arrow-inspired sedan.

Ioniq 6 has been teased in a new sketch before its release later this month, with a look inspired by predictable concepts.

The latest teaser hints at the aerodynamic shape of the sedan, while Hyundai says the look is designed to “meet both the aesthetic and functional needs of customers in the age of electric mobility”.

Of course, thanks to previous spy photos we already know what the Hyundai Ioniq 6 will look like from the outside.

Based on the predictions, the Ioniq 6 is a lower and smoother sedan with curved styling reminiscent of a four-door coupe like the Mercedes-Benz CLS.

It is not clear what drag-co-efficient Hyundai is targeting with the Ioniq 6 sedan, but the Mercedes-Benz EQS liftback has a drag-coefficient of 0.20.

The rumored specification for Ioniq 6 was obtained Korean Car Blog In February 2022. The Ioniq was expected to be released on June 6, 2022, before production could begin in July.

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is said to offer up to 230kW of power and a range of 515km using a 77.4kWh lithium-ion battery.

The range figure is unclear based on what test cycle, and it is unclear how powerful the low Ioniq 6 models will be.

For the context, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 hatchback-crossover offers 160kW, 350Nm and 451km WLTP ranges on single-motor rear-wheel drives and 225kW, 605Nm and 430km ranges on dual-motor drive all-wheels.

Both variants use a 72.6kWh battery pack.

Both the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the Ioniq 6 are based on the South Korean automaker’s E-GMP electric vehicle architecture, which will also be used in 2024 under the larger Ioniq 7 SUV.

The Ioniq 6 will reportedly be 4855mm long, 1495mm long, 1880mm wide and have a 2950mm wheelbase.

This makes the 110mm long wheelbase 45mm shorter than the Sonata N line, 50mm shorter and 20mm wider.

In 2021, it was reported that the release of Ioniq 6 would be delayed by almost three months so that it would be longer in both range and dimensions.

External changes are reported to have redesigned the front and rear bumpers, increasing the overall length by 20mm.

On the styling front, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 is expected to follow in the footsteps of the Ioniq 5 and feature parametric pixel lighting.

Korea Economic Daily The Ioniq 6 will also come with a “lighting grille”, which will allow drivers to use the grill as an LED lighting device.

Its parts arm developed by Hyundai Mobis, the grille can change color to indicate that it is being charged, there is an emergency or the car is in autonomous driving mode, in other situations.

Hyundai is committed to reducing its 2019 carbon emissions by 75 percent by 2040, with the goal of zero carbon emissions by 2045.

By 2030, Hyundai aims to make up 30 percent of its global vehicle sales from zero-emissions vehicles. By 2040, it wants zero-emissions vehicles for 80 percent of total sales.

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