Hyundai Ioniq 5 spy shots

Discussion in 'Hyundai Ioniq 5' started by Domenick, Jul 1, 2020.

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  1. Domenick

    Domenick Administrator Staff Member

    The Hyundai 45 Concept got the production green light and are already on the roads. It will be called the Ioniq 5 in production. This thread is to collect shots and reports of it as it progresses along, first with lots of camouflage and, if it follows the typical trend, with less.

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  3. Domenick

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  4. How is this a significant change from the Kona? Looks a bit bigger, but not a lot.

    Is it designed as an EV rather than a ICE with an EV powerplant?

    Edit: Yes it is ground up EV, so roomier. It also is expected to have dual electric motors. There is some puzzlement over whether it will compete with the Kona EV. Google was my friend.
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  5. Domenick

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    This, and pretty much all of the electric vehicles coming from Hyundai Group, will be based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP)
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  7. I suspect the batteries will be manufactured by SK Innovation using NCM 811 tech, not LG like Kona EV.
    It will be interesting to see when they come out if the motor design is different as well.
    Looks like it will have more interior space than Kona EV
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  9. Domenick

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    I imagine they've each developed their own resource supply chains, so it's not exactly the same well. It's kind of silly, though. Pretty sure they both have plenty of customers/orders to deal with for the foreseeable future. Be nice if they can get back to dealing with that ASAP.
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  12. Kendalf

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    You were correct! Looks like the IONIQ 5 will indeed use SK Innovation NCM 811 cells, according to this Korean news article. But Hyundai plans to use LG cells for the IONIQ 6. The IONIQ 7 will be getting NCM "9-1/2-1/2" (90% nickel) cells from one of these companies.

    Those reservation dates were from the Austrian Hyundai site, with only 150 available. We've yet to see reservations open for any other countries/regions.
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  13. Domenick

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    Found some interesting spy shots on a Korean forum. The parking lights are on, so you can see how those look a bit. I especially like the front lights. Also, note that this vehicle has traditional mirrors (I'll have shots showing camera mirrors in a post below). There's also a grainy pic of the interior, which shows (I think) three screens.

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  14. Domenick

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    The Korean Car Blog (KCB) had a shot of an Ioniq 5 wearing the camera mirrors. In the comments on another site, I found a closeup of the camera mirror itself. Seems a lot larger than need be, unless I'm missing something.

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  15. Kendalf

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    I recall those close-up pics and to me that appears to be a prototype version (hence the extra large size), while the first picture from KCB shows the closer to production version.
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  16. Kendalf

    Kendalf Active Member

    Here's another spy shot showing the interior of the IONIQ 5 showing the large dual screen configuration (Source).

    I'm really hoping that Hyundai doesn't follow some of the other manufacturers and go with touch controls for everything. I really need my tactile buttons and switches!
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