In 2018 Hyundai will launch a fully electric crossover, writes Korean edition of the Korean Herald, citing its own sources.
Development pattern has started in scientific research center at Hyundai in Namjng. It is provided with one battery charge crossover to pass about 320 km / h, which is more than double from the mileage of the electrical modification of the model Ioniq.
The premiere of the sedan Ioniq,who is prepared to be a competitor of Toyota Prius,was held earlier this year. So far it is only ready hybrid version of the model, who sets include atmospheric petrol engine with a displacement of 1.6 liters, an electric motor with a capacity of 43,5 kW / h, a set of lithium-polymer batteries and a 6-speed automatic gearbox with 2 connectors.
The same unit has hybrid crossover Kia Niro, which was shown in February in Chicago. Exatly the huge interest for this model was the reason Hyundai to develop electric SUV.It is already known that in 2017 at the market Koreans will launched and crossover powered by hydrogen cells to replace the current ix35 Fuel Cell.