Many in the industry tell us that turning to electric cars opens up new possibilities for designers.

But probably nowhere else are the effects, one could also say the courage, as visible as in the Korean group of Hyundai and Kia.

Now the curtain opens a crack for the next surprise.

Holger Apple

Editor in business, responsible for “Technology and Engine”.

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While the sweeping lines were previously reserved for the more progressively oriented brand Kia and Hyundai has behaved a little more conservatively, its electric sub-brand Ioniq is now attracting some astonishment with the Model 6.

Anyone who thinks of the Porsche 911 at first glance is probably not alone, Hyundai will be fine with the discovered relationship.

However, the Ioniq 6 is an impressive 4.86 meters long, the arched roof and the design, which exhausts all the art of aerodynamics, result in a low drag coefficient of 0.21.

The flat front section and the active air flaps embedded in the bumper are responsible for avoiding contact surfaces at the front, while the manufacturer sees a gently rounded boat rear structure at the end.

In any case, the totality of all efforts will be beneficial to consumption and thus to range, and probably also to wind noise, which is a sensitive issue in electric cars.

The occupants should not only be able to enjoy the journey quietly and quietly, but also benefit from a generous feeling of space thanks to the flat floor.

Information and entertainment are of course passed over large digital screens, the center console bridges any gaps, but also means that you are a little built-in.

But after all, arms and utensils have to go somewhere.

Technically, the Ioniq 6 finds support in the Ioniq 5 or the sister model Kia EV 6. Hyundai does not want to reveal the data until mid-July, suggesting a power range between 250 and 600 hp, rear-wheel or all-wheel drive and ranges according to the WLTP standard of around 650 kilometers.

As usual, it will be possible to charge relatively quickly with the 800 volt system.

We will report everything else as soon as Hyundai raises the curtain.

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