EVs are becoming more and more popular … expect to see some truly astonishing models coming soon. In the meantime enjoy these concept cars from Hyundai in both Electric and Hydrogen!
Taken from Engadget … Hyundai’s Ioniq lineup of EVs launched just a couple years ago but the wild and varied styling quickly caught the public’s imagination. Now for “N-Day,” the company has unveiled two new concept vehicles under the Ioniq N performance brand (“N” for “Never Just Drive”), that take that design theme even farther.
The RN22e is an electric performance car with the RN signifying “rolling lab” and N concept, according to Hyundai. It clearly uses the Ioniq 6’s body, but also has the same E-GMP battery and motor platform common to the Ioniq series. As a performance concept, though, it uses the maximum spec available, similar to the Kia’s EV6 GT — dual motors that put out a combined 577 horsepower and 546 pound-feet of torque, powered by a 77.4 kWh battery. It also has racing upgrades like four-piston brake calipers and 15.75-inch rotors.
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The Hyundai N Vision 74 electric/hydrogen concept, meanwhile, could not be more different. As the name suggests, it’s based on the 1974 Hyundai Pony Coupe concept designed by Giorgetto Giugiario. It also borrows from the more recent Pony 45 concept with similar pixelated lights and other features.
As the huge wing and racy looks suggest, the N Vision 74 has an even badder spec sheet. Two rear electric motors output 670 horsepower and 664 pound-feet of torque, while also allowing for torque vectoring. Along with the 62.4-kWh battery pack, it carries a 4.2-kg (10 pound) hydrogen fuel tank with an 85-kWh fuel-cell stack. That would offer a total range of around 373 miles, Hyundai said.