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Hyundai Debuts 2017 Ioniq Model Lineup At New York International Auto Show

By March 29, 2016 at 2:40 am
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Hyundai Motor America unveiled the Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models for the U.S. market at the New York International Auto Show. The Ioniq eco-focused vehicle is the first in the world to offer three distinct electrified powertrains on a single, dedicated vehicle platform.

"Ioniq will attract an entirely new group of eco- and efficiency-oriented buyers in the U.S. market," said Mike O'Brien, vice president of Corporate and Product Planning, Hyundai Motor America.

"With outstanding powertrain flexibility, design, connectivity, and advanced technologies, Ioniq meets the needs of a large and growing group of buyers needing a highly efficient, low-emissions vehicle without compromise to their daily lifestyles."

The driving experience inside Ioniq is enhanced through state-of-the art connectivity features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as wireless charging of smartphones. Even more, the 7-inch TFT instrument cluster displays all key driver information with outstanding resolution.

Hyundai's Ioniq line-up calls upon two key factors, efficiency and technology, in its design, which combine to create both a unique and forward-looking appearance.

Ioniq models offer a sleek, aerodynamic silhouette with a class-leading 0.24 Cd derived from carefully designed surfaces. Its fluid exterior shape and smooth air flow channels emphasize aerodynamic body lines and design forms.

Throughout the entire development phase, engineers and designers worked closely to ensure that form and function evolved simultaneously in a complementary fashion. Distinguished exterior design sets Ioniq apart from its competitors as advanced technologies are integrated with the overall design.

Ioniq also offers the very latest in advanced safety, including Automatic Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Warning, Blind Spot Detection, Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and Smart Cruise Control, for high levels of both active and passive vehicle safety.

Hyundai's approach for the Ioniq line delivers an uncompromising design and driving experience coupled with the latest in safety and convenience technologies, making it an appealing choice for a wide range of buyers. The Hyundai Ioniq is an important milestone in Hyundai's global sustainability strategy.

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