Record pre-orders in South Korea for the Huyndai Ioniq 6

Record pre-orders in South Korea for the Huyndai Ioniq 6

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BRIEF // Expected as one would watch for a concert by BTS, the cult K-pop group, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric sedan achieved 37,446 pre-orders for its first day of opening. This is more than during the presales of the Ioniq 5.

Officially unveiled last month, the Hyundai Ioniq 6 is one of the most anticipated electric cars for the end of 2022. You only have to look at pre-orders in South Korea to realize the enthusiasm generated by the Streamliner sedan .

Thus, from the first day of the opening of the order book, the Ioniq 6 was pre-ordered at 37,446 copies, or 13,686 more than the Ioniq 5. According to the South Korean manufacturer, this is the highest figure. highest in the company’s history.

A Hyundai Motor official explained to the daily The Korean Herald that “The Ioniq 6’s innovative interior and exterior design, as well as industry-leading travel distance and ride performance, incorporated with the latest technology, seem to have attracted positive public response and interest from consumers”.

One could add that the 38,760 € (tax credits deducted) requested for the standard version, integrating the largest battery capacity, helped to take orders. Note that the high-end version is announced at €45,690. In France, prices should be significantly lower than those of the Ioniq 5.

Offered with 55 or 77 kWh batteries, production of the Ioniq 6 will begin at the end of the year.

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