Auto Expo 2023: Ioniq 5, Nexo showcase future mobility at Hyundai Pavilion


Hyundai India is one of the key players at Auto Expo 2023, with the automaker using the platform to launch its second electric offering in the country, the Hyundai Ioniq 5. The electric SUV was unveiled amidst much fanfare by brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan, no less.

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January 13, 2023 at 18:49 pm

Actor Shah Rukh Khan and COO Tarun Garg with the newly launched Hyundai Ioniq 5
Actor Shah Rukh Khan and COO Tarun Garg with the newly launched Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai showcased its current products at the event, including the Alcazar and Tucson, while also highlighting its future mobility direction. In fact, the newly unveiled Ioniq 5 is just one of many EVs the company plans to unveil over the next few years, and this year’s Hyundai Pavilion was a preview of the manufacturer’s plans. Here are the exhibits you need to see.

WATCH: Auto Expo 2023: Ioniq 5 takes center stage at Hyundai Pavilion

Hyundai Ioniq 5

Hyundai Ioniq 5 in ¥4.495 million (ex-showroom, introductory), this model is sure to command attention along with many other exhibits. From battery and electric motor technology to a grand display of vehicle-to-load (V2L) capabilities, the South Korean giant detailed the automaker’s latest offerings. The Ioniq 5 arrives in India in a fully loaded single specification with 214 bhp and 350 Nm of peak torque and an ARAI-certified range of 631 km on a single charge. Delivery will start shortly.

Hyundai Ioniq 6

Hyundai also showcased at its pavilion the Ioniq 6, which debuted in India, the electric sedan shares its underpinnings with the Ioniq 5, which is based on the E-GMP skateboard architecture. The model offers several variants including AWD and RWD, the latter packing 224 bhp and 350 Nm. The Ioniq 6 promises a range of 614 kilometers (claimed) on a single charge. Hyundai has yet to confirm whether the Ioniq 6 will make its way to the Indian market, but the company is sure to gauge the public’s reaction to the event.

Hyundai Nexo FCEV

The Hyundai Nexo hydrogen-powered electric vehicle also made its India debut. The product is powered by a 95 kW hydrogen fuel cell and a 40 kW electric motor producing 161 bhp and 395 Nm of peak torque. The Nexo promises a range of 666km (WLTP cycle) and is fitted with three 52.2-litre hydrogen tanks. It takes just five minutes to fully charge it. The model has been displayed in the pavilion’s greenhouse installation. Hyundai has no immediate plans to bring the Nexo FCEV to India.

First published date: Jan 13, 2023 at 18:49 PM CST

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