4 Months Till You Can Buy Hyundai Ioniq 5

Reaching 60mph in 3.25 Seconds

Come 2021, individuals in America will be able to pick up the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N in stores. Having originally been unveiled in international markets during July, this sleek EV today is having its American debut presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Beginning in March 2024, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N will be on showroom floors and available for sale. The electric cross-utility vehicle boasts two electric engines with a maximum estimated power of 641 horsepower. As if that wasn’t enough, the base power of the EV is already rated at a noteworthy 601 hp, and the N Grin Boost function enables an even greater amount of acceleration for 10 seconds when activated.

N Grin Boost is one of multiple software features that Hyundai has implemented in the Ioniq 5, obtainable here and elsewhere. N Launch Control gives drivers three diverse traction configurations to achieve the most expeditious launch, whilst the N Pedal maximizes cornering capabilities over energy efficiency.

N Brake Regen, the primary braking system of the automobile, can deliver up to 0.6g of retardation. N Race has a dual mode – Endurance and Sprint – for optimizing the vehicle based on the circuit conditions. To provide a better driving experience, N e-shift and N Active Sound+ mimic the noises and feelings of an eight-speed twin clutch gearbox and an internal combustion engine.

The Hyundai can accelerate to 60 mph in only 3.25 seconds with all of its technological features deployed. Utilizing a new 84 kW-hour battery, it is able to reach an electronically capped 162-mph top speed. The precise range of the battery will be revealed when the vehicle debuts in the USA sometime next year. In approximately 18 minutes, the battery can be charged from 10% up to 80%.

The 5 N is visually lower, extended and widened with the fitting of wider wheels and a more prominent rear diffuser. To emphasize its high-performance EV aura, Hyundai outfitted the car with a specific N Mask front fascia as well as a tasteful lip spoiler. Further, side skirts that have been highlighted in the luminous orange color complete its distinguished exterior looks. To finish things off, 21-inch forged aluminum wheels adorn the 4 corners of the car, delicately wrapped in Pirelli P-Zero tires.

Hyundai is bringing their 5 N to the United States in five hues: Performance Blue Matte, Abyss Black Pearl, Ecotronic Gray Matte (available later), Atlas White, and Soultronic Orange Pearl. Customers will have a single interior color option – black with Performance Blue adornments.

Come March of 2024, US dealerships should expect to see the thrilling launch of the new Hyundai Ioniq 5 N. As of yet, no pricing has been officially announced; nevertheless, the highest-end iteration of the Ioniq 5 Limited holds a base price tag that starts at $54,685 (including $1,335 in destination fees) for the 2024 model year, and logically, the Ioniq 5 N will cost more than the abovementioned version. Additionally, the Kia EV6 GT holds a staggering 576 hp and can speed up from 0-60 mph in just 3.4 seconds, since it shares its platform with the Hyundai. Plus, this electrifying car sets customers back at $62,925 (including $1,325 destination fee).

Source: Hyundai

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