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soon a sporty version “N”?

A future Hyundai Ioniq 5 N could use the technique of the Kia EV6 GT, with 585 hp.

What if the Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric crossover soon received a sporty version? In any case, this is indicated by statements from Albert Biermann, head of technical development at Hyundai. Asked as part of the all-new Kona N’s presentation about the possibility of a future electric N, he replied: “Could you imagine that aren’t we already working on it? »

The base of the Kia EV6 GT?

So why the Ioniq 5 specifically? First, this large crossover is the cornerstone of a new electricity strategy for the brand, centered around a separate Ioniq range. Then, because the technical base already exists: indeed, the Ioniq 5 shares its platform with the Kia EV6. And the latter will soon havea sporty version, the EV6 GT, with 585 hp… Enough to predict even higher performance for the Ioniq 5, currently limited to only 300 hp.

The Ioniq 5 N would then be the first 100% electric model in the sports industry from the South Korean manufacturer. But Hyundai is still very evasive on the subject: it will be necessary to be patient before any confirmation …

Source : Auto Express

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