• June 13, 2024

Hyundai’s all-electric IONIQ 6 won the prestigious World Car of the Year, World Electric Vehicle, and World Car Design of the Year at the recent 2023 World Car Awards in New York.

The Electrified Streamliner was lauded by an international jury for its unique aerodynamic design and outstanding all-electric range.

A jury of 100 automotive journalists from 32 countries chose IONIQ 6 from the top three finalists, all launched in 2022. This is Hyundai’s second straight triple honors at the World Car Awards. Last year, the jury named IONIQ 5 the winner in the same categories.

IONIQ 6 is the second model in Hyundai’s dedicated IONIQ all-electric lineup brand. It takes full advantage of a bespoke Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) architecture to offer 800-V, ultra-fast charging capabilities for a 10 to 80 percent charge in just 18 minutes.

With an ultra-low drag coefficient of just 0.21, IONIQ 6 is one of the most aerodynamic and energy efficient EVs on the market.

The IONIQ 6’s many features include Vehicle-to-Load (V2L) technology, driver assistance systems and advanced connectivity with over-the-air (OTA) software updates that offer the ultimate in-car experience.

The spacious and ergonomic interior takes full advantage of the elongated 2,950 mm wheelbase to provide an array of features such as dual color ambient lighting, speed sync lighting, EV performance tune-up and electric active sound design (e-ASD). 

This year, the World Car Awards jury also named SangYup Lee as the 2023 World Car Person of the Year for his vital contribution to the most stunning and innovative concept and production cars unveiled in 2022, including Hyundai IONIQ 6, the all-new KONA and the N Vision 74 rolling lab. 

The IONIQ brand’s winning this year will help to energize Hyundai Motor’s efforts to accelerate its electrification strategy and become the world’s leading EV maker. Hyundai Motor plans to introduce 17 new BEV models by 2030, including Genesis luxury brand models, and aims to boost annual global BEV sales to 1.87 million units by 2030.

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