Posted May 26th 2012 10:13AM
The aboriginal abounding angel of the Hyundai i oniq has hit the Internet advanced of the Geneva Motor Show, showcasing new technology and architecture which present an consequence of the company’s approaching thinking. The Hyundai i oniq Concept is an electric sports auto with a range-extending petrol engine. Intended to back the latest cerebration from Hyundai’s designers and engineers, the 2012 Hyundai i-oniq Concept evolves the company’s abounding carve anatomy accent and represents adventurous ‘New Possibilities’ with its affected powertrain.
Details are scarce, admitting we apperceive the concept is a consecutive amalgam and, at 173 inches long, will be a bit beneath than a BMW 3-Series, and is reportedly a consecutive hybrid, with a baby displacement gasoline engine powering up a array pack, with a brace of motors active the rear wheels. The concept archetypal measure 4,400mm continued and is powered by an electric motor affiliated to a baby displacement ambit extending petrol engine active the rear wheels.
The 2012 Hyundai i-oniq Concept has an avant-garde powertrain that demonstrates Hyundai’s commitment to clean technology. Hyundai believes this is the appropriate access as well, so it’s i oniq concept blends a lithium-ion-battery-powered 107-horsepower electric motor with a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine that acts as a generator. In array mode, the 2012 Hyundai i-oniq Concept is said to accept a ambit of 75 miles, but with the architect the absolute ambit is added to 435 miles, bearing just 45 g/km of CO2 in the process.
Hyundai characterizes the styling, which was developed at the company’s European R&D ability in Russelsheim, Germany, as an accessible administration for the company’s “fluidic sculpture” architecture language. It’s an air-conditioned detail that lends abatement to an architecture that is contrarily a tad slabbish, in adverse to the channelled attending that distinguishes the accepted Elantra and Sonata. The complete package, according to 2012 Hyundai i-oniq Concept Europe chief carnality admiral Allan Rushforth, “provokes contemplation on the future of automotive possibilities.”