The three-door electric hatchback was developed in Germany and features the latest evolution of the brand's fluidic sculpture design language.
The Hyundai i-oniq Concept got its chance of fame in the Geneva Motor Show when it was unveiled to a packed crowd of media and journalists. The three-door electric hatchback was developed in Germany and features the latest evolution of the brand's fluidic sculpture design language.
Thomas Bürkle, Chief Designer at the Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Centre, commented, "Two arched curves are the key theme behind i-oniq, creating a strong and playful contrast between sharp character lines and soft but muscular features. The profile lines of the front fender run from front to back, emphasizing i-oniq's coupé appearance, while offering maximum visibility to occupants."
Power is drawn from a lithium-ion electric motor with 61 HP (45 kW / 60 bhp) that has been matched up with a 1.0-lier three-cylinder petrol engine that generates an additional 109 HP (80 kW / 107 bhp). It can drive in electric mode for up to 120 km (74 miles), this range extends to an impressive 700 km (435 miles) with the range extending engine. The emissions are rated at 45g/km and the concept is capable of hitting a top speed of 145 kph (90 mph).