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Hyundai Unveils a New Electric Platform, First Debuts On Ioniq 5 In 2021

The company promises its new electric global modular platform – e-GMP  – will provide a 310-mile range, quick acceleration, low-energy consumption, sporty driving and design flexibility.

The Hyundai Motor Group presented the architecture on a video conference from Seoul yesterday.

The e-GMP adopts rear- and all-wheel drive layouts, accommodates different body types – sedans, crossovers, performance cars.

The carmaker says it will enhance driving dynamics with a five-link rear suspension and the world’s first mass-produced integrated drive axle.

The system with all-new battery and motor can cover 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in less than 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 161 mph (260 km/h. The battery can be recharged to 80 percent in 18 minutes.

Hyundai will use the new platform for the C-segment vehicles and above, up to 7-seaters.

The first car of the brand riding on the e-GMP will be the Hyundai Ioniq 5, which will debut next year. A Kia crossover will follow after, as well as future Genesis vehicles.

Source: Automotive News

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