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Hyundai announces specs about their upcoming Ioniq 6 EV

Following it’s design reveal last month, Hyundai has unveiled more details and specs about their new Ioniq 6. 

“IONIQ 6 is the next ambitious step forward in Hyundai Motor’s strategy to accelerate its transition to electrification and into a position as a global leader in EVs,” said Jaehoon Chang, President and CEO, Hyundai Motor Company. “The IONIQ 6 Electrified Streamliner will provide a unique and distinctive experience for drivers and passengers, optimized in every way to redefine electric mobility.”

The Ioniq 6 uses the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and includes a 77.4 kWh battery on the long-range model. This gives the vehicle an estimated range of 610 KM (WLPT).

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The E-GMP can support both 400-V and 800-V charging infrastructures. And charging the Ioniq 6 on a 350kW fast charger, you get 10 to 80% charge in 18 mins.

Like the Ioniq 5, the Ioniq 6 supports vehicle-to-load (V2L) function that lets you use the charging port as a power outlet via an adapter.

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The vehicle should feel more spacious thanks to the 2,950-mm wheelbase and overall vehicle length of 4,855 mm.

“IONIQ 6 is designed and engineered to seamlessly enhance our daily lives as space to awaken your potential,” said Thomas Schemera, Executive Vice President, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Customer Experience Division, Hyundai Motor Company. “The innovative interior is meticulously thought out as a cocoon-like personal space, enhanced with the latest technologies to create a safe, fun, and stress-free driving experience. The spacious interior, with sustainability and usability at its heart, once again represents a step forward for electric vehicles, in line with the values of our customers.”

Inside, the Ioniq 6 has a 12-inch full-touch infotainment display that runs BlueLink and support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay alongside a 12-inch digital cluster.

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In terms of self-driving and safety tech, the Ioniq 6 has the next level of Hyundai SmartSense which includes Highway Driving Assist 2 (HDA 2) Smart Cruise Control (SCC) plus other safety tech like Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist, Blind-Spot warning and more.

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Highway Driving Assist 2 (HDA 2) is like adaptive cruise control but it also can do automatic lane changes when putting the turn signal on.

The Ioniq 6 will be available in a number of exterior colour options including, Gravity Gold Matte, Abyss Black Pearl, Serenity White Pearl, Curated Silver Metallic, Nocturne Gray Metallic, Nocturne Gray Matte, Transmission Blue Pearl, Biophilic Blue Pearl, Ultimate Red Metallic, Digital Green Pearl, Digital Green Matte and Byte Blue.

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Production and deliveries for the Ioniq 6 is set for Q3 2022 in South Korea. This will be followed by Europe and then North America in 2023.

Canadian pricing and official launch timing will be revealed closer to launch.

Source: Hyundai

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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