Hyundai Ioniq 5 N teased in snow with i20 N WRC

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N continues to endure growth, and the Korean producer has launched teaser footage of the high-performance EV working alongside the i20 N WRC, its present World Rally Championship entry.

On this not too long ago launched video on its YouTube channel, Hyundai exhibits the all-electric hatchback going for a spot of tandem drifting with the i20 N WRC, which itself is galvanized and its 1.6 litre turbocharged petrol combustion engine is aided by a 134 hp/180 Nm motor generator unit (MGU) for a mixed output of as much as 500 hp in brief bursts.

Chosen members of Australian media shops which had been provided the chance to check the Ioniq 5 N prototype reported a bigger battery to the tune of round 80 kWh, barely extra energy than the Kia EV6 GT (which is not any slouch in any respect, with 585 PS/740 Nm propelling the Kia from 0-100 km/h in 3.5 seconds).

As such, this could make the Ioniq 5 N much more highly effective than the WRC entry; the Ioniq 5 N can even get electronically managed variable dampers, e-LSD, variable torque management, and a drift mode.

Onboard the Ioniq 5 N would be the “N e-Shift” programme that goals to duplicate the sensations of a dual-clutch transmission shifting gears in a combustion-powered Hyundai N mannequin, whereas “N Sound +” goals to ship gearbox and engine sounds.

From earlier particulars beforehand revealed in regards to the upcoming Ioniq 5 N, the carmaker has revealed that it’ll include a number of options to present the battery-electric automotive some traits of a standard ICE-powered car with a dual-clutch transmission.

What do you consider a sportier, much more potent Ioniq 5 that’s already on sale in Malaysia? How rather more past the Ioniq 5 Max’s price ticket of RM270,408 do you suppose the Ioniq 5 N can be priced?

GALLERY: Hyundai Ioniq 5 N prototype