Powertrain details of the upcoming 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 electric vehicle have leaked, ahead of its full debut in early 2021.
Information published by Hyundai's Austrian arm – and subsequently discovered by The Korean Car Blog – reveals the Ioniq 5 will launch in Europe in limited-run 'First Edition' trim, offered solely with a 58kWh battery enabling a 450km range on the strict WLTP test cycle.
While not available with the First Edition, a larger 73kWh pack will be offered at a later date with higher-spec Ioniq 5 models, delivering a WLTP-rated range of 550km.
According to the Austrian webpage, powering the First Edition will be a pair of electric motors producing 230kW of power, reportedly capable of a 5.2-second 0-100km/h sprint time.
Based on Hyundai's all-new, electric-only Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the Ioniq 5 will offer support for 800-volt DC fast charging, capable of charging the mid-size SUV's lithium-ion battery pack from 20 to 80 per cent (or around 270km worth of driving range) in just 15 minutes.
Other available charging options will include 2.3kW AC from a 240-volt household socket, or 11kW AC from a home wallbox or a public 'destination' charger.
A solar roof – similar to that offered with the overseas-market Hyundai Sonata Hybrid – will reportedly be available with the Ioniq 5, as will camera-based side mirrors.
The Hyundai Austria reservation page also details exterior dimensions for the upcoming EV, confirming approximate figures that have been swirling around the rumour mill for a number of months.
Above: The 2019 Hyundai 45 EV concept, which previews the Ioniq 5's design.
The Ioniq 5 will measure 4640mm long, 1890mm wide and 1600mm tall, making it identical in length and just 15mm wider than the long-wheelbase, mid-size Tucson SUV, but 65mm lower in overall height.
However, the EV's 3000mm wheelbase exceeds that of even the largest SUV in the Hyundai family, the new-for-Australia Palisade.
The Ioniq 5's long wheelbase is thanks to its lack of a combustion engine under the bonnet, allowing engineers to push the wheels closer to the corners of the vehicle.
The 2021 Hyundai Ioniq 5 will debut in full in early 2021, with the dates listed on the Austrian website for placing a reservation on a car and selecting a colour hinting at an unveiling in late January or early February.