The UK market is ready to welcome one of its most futuristic cars in terms of engine and propulsion system. Hyundai is ready to introduce the Ioniq, the world’s first car to offer three electrified powertrains.
On sale starting on 13 October, prices will start from £19,995 for the Ioniq Hybrid SE 1.6 GDi, which includes standard features such as 15 inch alloy wheels, DAB with Bluetooth, Cruise Control and Rear Parking Sensors with Rear View Camera. Standard safety features include Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Lane Keep Assist System (LKAS) and individual Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS).
Ioniq Hybrid is available in 7 different exterior colours; Phantom Black, Polar White, Platinum Silver, Iron Grey, Demitasse Brown, Marina Blue and Phoenix Orange. The lava stone interior trim features blue accents throughout the cabin and control surfaces.
Ioniq Electric prices start from £28,995 for the Premium specification, mirroring Hybrid Premium, with specific equipment including Automatic Windscreen Wipers with Rain Sensor, 16” alloy wheels, LED headlamps and rear combination lamps and Advanced Smart Cruise Control. Integrated satellite navigation is standard across the Ioniq Electric range.
All Ioniq Electric feature standard rapid charge compatibility, ensuring an 80% charge capability in just 33 minutes from a 50kW CCS Combo Rapid public charger, whilst a standard ICCB Charging Cable will allow charging from a domestic 3 pin supply. Ioniq Electric also features adjustable regenerative braking, via steering column mounted paddles, maximising driver engagement and enhancing efficiency.
The third version, the ioniq Plug-In Hybrid 1.6 GDi prices and specifications will be announced prior to the on sale date in 2017.