Hyundai formally launched its upcoming IONIQ 5 midsize CUV at a digital press occasion. The IONIQ 5 would be the first mannequin constructed on Hyundai’s new Electrical-World Modular Platform (E-GMP). It’s primarily based on the previously-unveiled Idea 45 car.

The IONIQ 5 might be accessible with two battery pack choices—the Customary Vary mannequin can have a 58 kWh pack, and the Lengthy Vary mannequin can have a 72.6 kWh pack (or 77.4 kWh within the North American market). There are additionally two powertrain potentialities—rear motor solely or each entrance and rear motors. The all-wheel drive possibility paired with the 72.6 kWh pack will ship a mixed energy output of 225 kWh and 605 Nm of torque, and is predicted to allow a 0-100 km/h time of 5.2 seconds.

The vary of the 2WD/72.6 kWh battery pack variant is predicted to be round 470-480 km (292-298 miles) by the Worldwide Harmonized Mild Automobile Check Process (WLTP) customary.

Hyundai’s new EV will embody a few forward-looking options. It is going to help each 400-volt and 800-volt charging infrastructures. “The platform affords 800 V charging functionality as customary, together with 400 V charging, with out the necessity for extra parts or adapters,” says Hyundai. DC quick charging at as much as 350 kW is supported.

The IONIQ 5 additionally incorporates a type of bidirectional charging that appears to be designed for tenting and off-road actions—a vehicle-to-load (V2L) operate that can be utilized to cost any electrical units, together with electrical bicycles, scooters or tenting tools, at an influence degree of as much as 3.6 kW. There are two V2L ports—one situated beneath the second-row seats, and one adjoining to the car’s charging port.

The cockpit incorporates a 12-inch touchscreen for the infotainment system, a 12-inch customizable digital gauge cluster, and an augmented actuality head-up show. Hyundai SmartSense driver help options embody Freeway Driving Help 2, Ahead Collision-Avoidance Help, Blind-Spot Collision-Avoidance Help, Clever Velocity Restrict Help, Driver Consideration Warning, Excessive Beam Help, and extra.

Hyundai hasn’t introduced pricing but, however Electrek predicts that it’ll begin at round $30,000. Hyundai says the Ioniq 5 might be “accessible in chosen areas [probably Korea and some European markets] beginning within the first half of 2021.”

Supply: Hyundai, Electrek