The new Hyundai Ioniq 7 has been seen undergoing extensive road testing in Germany before its expected global debut next year. The upcoming car is said to be a production model of the Seven Concept, which made its debut overseas in late 2021. Despite the test mule's intense covering, some important aspects of the car's design, including slender LED daytime running lights (DRLs), a raised bonnet, as well as, vertically stacked LED headlamps, located on the front bumper, were noticeable in the spy photos. Other potential external design elements comprise large wheel arches, roof rails, a blacked-out roof, and body-coloured ORVMs with integrated turn signals. The rear profile of the car may include vertical LED taillights and boasts a clean and uncomplicated design.
Hyundai Ioniq 7: Powertrain
Hyundai's e-GMP electric platform, which underpins the Hyundai Ioniq 5, the Kia EV6, and the EV9, will also be used to construct the upcoming Ioniq 7. Mechanically, the upcoming Hyundai car is expected to mirror the EV9 and come in different versions. The standard model is likely to feature a 76.1kWh battery pack and a rear-mounted motor producing around 350Nm. Moreover, a 99.8kWh battery unit-equipped long-range variant with a driving range of more than 400 kilometres, is also anticipated.
Hyundai Ioniq 7: Global Debut & India Launch
Although the company has not made an official announcement, the Ioniq 7 is anticipated to make its international debut around 2024. In India, there are many rumours that the carmaker might release this car by the end of 2024 or early 2025. The automaker currently sells the Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV in India. Let's take a closer look at its specifications.
Hyundai Ioniq 5: Mechanical Specifics
The Ioniq 5 was launched in India at the 2023 Auto Expo, with a price tag of Rs 44.95 lakh (ex-showroom). It comes equipped with a 72.6kWh battery and a permanent magnet synchronous motor that generates 214bhp and 350Nm of performance numbers. Moreover, the electric vehicle has an ARAI-certified range of 631 kilometers on a single charge. As for the charging, the car can be charged from 10% to 80% in around eighteen minutes using a 350 kW DC fast charger, although these chargers are not widely available in India. Further, the Ioniq 5 features Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology, which enables it to generate up to 3.6kW of power.