September 29, 2023


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2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Debuts With a Strengthened Platform, Two Electrical Motors & Distinctive Styling

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South Korean automaker Hyundai and its high-performance N division unveiled their first electrical automobile, the Ioniq 5 N, on the 2023 Goodwood Pageant of Velocity. The highly-anticipated hotrod variant of the Ioniq 5 EV has been strutting its wares on the Nürburgring earlier than its Goodwood reveal, bringing with it an in depth record of N-flavored options to ship an EV driving expertise like no different, and Hyundai means it.

“The N model’s profitable mixture of technological know-how and motorsport expertise is pushing the boundaries of car efficiency, which has most lately resulted in Ioniq 5 N, a gamechanger for electrical excessive efficiency,” stated Jaehoon Chang, President & CEO of Hyundai Motor Firm. “Key developments round this automobile will additional strengthen the competitiveness of all Hyundai fashions going ahead.”

2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N: What’s New?

The Ioniq 5 N is a huge step ahead for Hyundai. It rides on a bolstered E-GMP platform like the usual Ioniq 5. Nonetheless, the structure has 42 extra welding factors, adhesives, and stiffer entrance and rear subframes to deal with any and all observe duties. The Ioniq 5 N encompasses a bespoke rack-mounted motor-driven energy steering system with the next steering ratio to ship higher suggestions behind the wheel.

Powering the 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N are two electrical motors with a mixed 600 horsepower. The system may churn out as much as 641 horsepower with N Grin Enhance engaged, a function that maximizes the facility output for 10 seconds. It really works with N Launch Management and three traction settings that can assist you scamper like your pants are on fireplace.

How Quick Is The 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N?

It’s fast sufficient to be taken significantly. Hyundai claims zero to 60 mph in 3.4 seconds (with N Grin Enhance) and a 162 mph prime velocity. Curiously, the Ioniq 5 N’s platform mate, the Kia EV6 GT, has comparable acceleration and prime velocity numbers regardless of the previous having extra usable horsepower.

Then once more, Hyundai has N Torque Distribution (with an digital limited-slip differential) that varies the facility output between the entrance and rear wheels to enhance dealing with. There’s additionally N Drift Optimizer with a Torque Kick Drift perform that makes it straightforward to knock the tail out and blow some smoke.

2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N.
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N. Photograph: Hyundai Motor Firm.

Battery, Charging & Vary

Not like the Kia EV6 GT, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N has a extra substantial 84 kWh battery that ought to ship extra vary in idea. Nonetheless, the EV6 GT (and its 77 kWh battery) offers an EPA-rated 206 miles of vary, an anticipated compromise for all that grunt. The N Brake Regen function might add extra vary, which gives as much as 0.6 G of decelerative drive.

In the meantime, Hyundai has not revealed the Ioniq 5 N’s vary numbers. With that in thoughts, don’t be stunned if the official figures are much like the EV6 GT, though you may take solace in Hyundai’s 350 kW DC fast-charging that replenishes 10 to 80 p.c of the juice in below 20 minutes. It additionally has the model’s Automobile-2-Load (V2L) function, permitting customers to energy their digital gadgets (and a few family home equipment) utilizing the automobile’s batteries.

Furthermore, the Ioniq 5 N’s battery pack has a sophisticated thermal administration system (with impartial radiators for the motors and batteries) to attenuate efficiency degradation when going full tilt. The system has N Battery Pre-conditioning software program to ship essentially the most environment friendly or potent burst of energy, relying on the chosen drive settings.

N e-Shift Transmission Software program

The 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N may ship a game-changing EV driving expertise by addressing what trendy EVs lack, particularly, the driving really feel of an inside combustion automobile. It does it with what the N division calls N e-shift, a gearbox software program that simulates an eight-speed dual-clutch computerized transmission’s fast upshifts and soulful downshifts.

Hyundai claims the system “simulates the jolting feeling between shifts” by twiddling with the electrical motor’s torque output. It really works with N Lively Sound+, which makes use of eight inside and two exterior audio system to convey some vigorous sound with the simulated gearshifts, which means the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N behaves like an ICE-equipped automobile, full with a synthesized soundtrack.

It sounds gimmicky, however Hyundai has most likely unlocked the method to make software-defined vehicles really feel (and behave) extra just like the automobiles we all know and love.

Go-Quick Styling Enhancements

Our solely problem is how the Ioniq 5 doesn’t seem like a quick automobile, however we’re not saying it’s not straightforward on the eyes. We dig its retro-flavored styling cues and odd angles, however there’s no hiding the actual fact it’s a hefty car-like crossover.

The Ioniq 5 N is 20 mm decrease, 50 mm wider within the rear, and 80 mm longer than a daily Ioniq 5, and it has extra go-fast enhancements like aggressive aspect skirts, a entrance lip spoiler, a rear diffuser, and a customized wing-type rear spoiler. The usual wheels are 21-inch cast models wrapped in sticky Pirelli P-Zero tires, whereas the mechanical brakes function four-piston monobloc entrance calipers and bigger discs.

Hyundai didn’t point out the particular inside adjustments, but it surely did say the cabin has its justifiable share of N-branded tidbits. There’s a brand new steering wheel with an N brand and the required buttons to manage the drive modes and the automobile’s many N-branded capabilities. Furthermore, the inside is resplendent in biodegradable and Earth-friendly supplies from recycled sugarcane, PET bottles, and paper garnishes.

2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N: Pricing & Availability

Hyundai has not introduced the MSRP and the anticipated supply date for its Ioniq 5 N. However in keeping with the grapevines, the bottom value may begin at about $65,000, and the primary models may arrive close to the top of 2023.

Alvin Reyes is an Automoblog function columnist and an professional in sports activities and efficiency automobiles. He studied civil aviation, aeronautics, and accountancy in his youthful years and remains to be very a lot smitten to his former Lancer GSR and Galant SS. He additionally likes fried hen, music, and natural medication.

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