Hyundai has joined the high ranks at the 2012 Geneva Auto Show with the all new stunning i-oniq, which is a concept of four seater and can travel up to 434 miles and needs a copy editor stat. The new machine i-oniq’s engine is powered by a 108-horsepower electric motor and also a 1.0 liter 3-cylinder engine which can travel up to 74 miles in electric-only mode.
The very first image released for the car of Hyundai showed here shows new technology and design which represents an impression of the company’s future thinking of new i-oniq.
Hyundai i-oniq is an electric sports hatchback car with a range extending to petrol engine too. The company’s recent fluidic sculpture has been evolved with excellence which also represents the real and bold “New Possibilities” with its futuristic powertrain as the first view of the i-oniq reveals it.
Hyundai i-oniq’s artistic and functional body shape shows the stylists’ dynamic proportions in creating i-oniq. Expressing both premium and sporty qualities prominent its design merges placid feature lines and muscular surface treatment – both in the exterior and interior of the car.
Other advanced technology enclosed in this hi-fi car is additional design elements such as “penthouse roof” and LED headlights.
I-oniq has space for four occupants in its driver-oriented cabin having 4 meters log. Inside the car, at the dashboard it displays the high-tech equipment in the driver interface and controls reflecting the contemporary and future premium consumer electronics technology.
Not just at the driver cabin but the passengers too benefit from a lounge-style space designed to optimize comfort, having features of sculpted surfaces inspired by musical instruments to create a positive contrast with the sports-focused driver area.
Find the Hyundai’s clean technology as the i-oniq’s concept has an innovative powertrain demonstrating the company’s commitment. A 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder petrol engine is mated via a generator to a lithium ion electric motor which produces 109 ps.
Here is the comment from the senior vice president and COO of Hyundai Motor Europe, Allan Rushforth saying, “The i-oniq concept has been created to reflect the new thinking that runs through the Hyundai brand. It has a bold design, inside and out, that provokes contemplation on the future of automotive possibilities, and a powertrain that highlights one of the ways in which we could power future products – wrapped in a package that exudes premium qualities.”
The stunning feature of i-oniq is that in electric-only mode it has a range of 120 km while with backing from the petrol engine the vehicle can travel up to 700 km, producing just 45 g/km of CO2 in the process.