We earlier reported you that Hyundai has named its first-ever Electric car as Ioniq, and now the South Korean automajor has come forward and released two rendering images of the new sedan. The rendering images reveal the exterior as well as interior of the Hyundai Ioniq. For those concerned, Hyundai Ioniq would have its world premiere in Korea in January, and is also due to be shown during March 2016 at the Geneva International Motor Show and the New York Auto Show.
Hyundai Motor has confirmed that the IONIQ will be the world’s first car to offer a choice of three efficient and ultra-low-emission powertrains: full electric, plug-in gasoline / electric hybrid, or gasoline / electric hybrid. The exterior rendering gives a glimpse of the sedan's sleek, coupe-like silhouette and signature hexagonal front grille with a glossy black element. The new headlamps feature ‘C’-position lights. Talking about the cabin, it comprises of eco-friendly materials to ensure a futuristic yet warm cabin ambience.
The IONIQ’s name references elements of its creation. An ion is an electrically-charged atom, linking to the car’s clever combination of electrified powertrains. The second part of the name references the unique offering it brings to the Hyundai range, demonstrating the brand’s environmental commitment and willingness to maximize choice for its customers. Finally, the Q is depicted in the car’s logo as a visual breakthrough, acknowledging the fresh new approach of this advanced, low-emission model. Just so you know, In 2013, Hyundai became the first car manufacturer to mass-produce a hydrogen-fueled vehicle, the Tucson Fuel Cell (ix35 Fuel Cell in some markets).