Electric Vehicles

Hyundai reveals 650 PS Ioniq 5 N at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Written by Kanad Kalasur

Hyundai has unveiled the performance oriented version of the all-electric Ioniq 5. Dubbed as the Ioniq 5 N, it will come with 650 PS of combined power.

What’s new in the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N?

The Ioniq 5 N gets a dual-motor setup. The front unit is good for 226 PS while the rear puts out 383 PS. The combined output is 609. However, the boost output is 650 PS. Based on the modular E-GMP platform, the Ioniq 5 N shared its underpinnings with the Ioniq 6 and Kia EV6.

Hyundai claims a top speed of 260 km/h. The 0-100 km/h acceleration of the electric car is done in 3.5 seconds. This is under the Boost Mode.

The Ioniq 5 N uses a 84 kWh battery pack. Hyundai says it can be charged from 10-80 percent in just 18 minutes using a 350 kWh fast charger. That said, the range of the vehicle is know yet declared.

Stopping potential comes from 400 mm front discs and 360 mm rear units. The front ones are tackled by quad-piston callipers while the rear ones get single-piston callipers. The car rides on 21-inch forged aluminium alloys with 275/35-section Pirelli P-zero tyres.

Hyundai has also completely revamped the insides. The Ioniq 5 N gets a new steering wheel and multiple N buttons. It car also gets a new metal paddle shifters for the regenerative braking. Meanwhile, the center console now sports knee pads and shin for the time the car is driven on a track. The Ioniq 5 N also gets N bucket seats with optimised pedals.

Upgraded thermal management

Hyundai has also upgraded the car’s thermal management system. There is now more cooling, a new battery chiller and the oil cooler has been upgraded as well.

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N also comes with a Battery Preconditioning. Using this, the driver can optimise the cells of the battery to the most ideal temperature. There are two track modes – Drag which gives short burst of full power and Track, which maintains lower battery temperature across the multiple laps.

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