What Is It?   But what’s under the hood is more important. The hybrid-powered Ioniq touts a 139-horsepower hybrid 4-cylinder, which tops the 121-hp engine in the Prius. The plug-in hybrid variant uses a plug-in gasoline and electric engine based on the hybrid’s motor, though it can travel an impressive 30 miles on electric power…

Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid Powetrain Details is Officially Released

After a short wait, Hyundai has released the official specifications of the Ioniq hybrid powertrain. It is one of the anticipated electric vehicles that is expected to help the brand and the technology move forward The Ioniq Hybrid has three different cars lined up for the moment. Out of the three, Ioniqs that are scheduled…

Should You Reconsider Hyundai?

If it’s been a while since you’ve shopped for a new car, you may think of Hyundai as a manufacturer primarily focused on making value-packed, budget-priced vehicles rather than offering the best cars you can buy. That’s changed in recent years, as the automaker has grown its lineup, improved its quality, enhanced its technology and…

Hyundai’s Augmented Reality Manual: A Simple But Extremely Good Idea

LAS VEGAS—If you kept a look out for it, you could find a few examples of augmented reality on display at CES this year. There were concept cars with AR heads-up displays (JVC Kenwood and McLaren Automotive had a modified 675LT with such a system), but little of it was production-ready. That’s not the case…

It’s The Hyundai Ioniq, The Hybrid That Could Save The V8

It’s Hyundai’s attempt to depose the Toyota Prius as the global go-to for a practical hybrid and Uber chariot of choice. It’s called the Ioniq, or, according to the press material, the IONIQ. But shouty capitalisation has never been something we pay much attention to here at TG. Still, what we get is a front-driven,…

Hyundai Unveils Luxury Bid: Genesis G90

Hyundai Motor Co. unveiled the Genesis G90, the flagship sedan and first of six nameplates for the new premium brand to be rolled out through 2020.  The new brand will have two models initially: The G90 replaces the current Equus, and a G80 succeeds the current Genesis sedan. Those will be followed by a smaller…

Hyundai planning to replace i30 with SUV

Hyundai is considering abandoning the popular family hatchback class in favor of a new compact crossover Hyundai has hinted that it will not renew its i30 hatchback when the time comes, but instead replace it with a smaller SUV to complement the Tucson and Santa Fe. Speaking at the launch of the new Tucson, a…

Hyundai’s Prius-Fighting Ioniq EV/Hybrid Caught Undisguised!

Hyundai’s Ioniq, the brand’s upcoming hybrid/EV entry, has been caught undisguised during a video shoot. The Ioniq is scheduled to make its official debut next month in Korea, but you get to see it now. Hyundai just recently rolled out a teaser image of the Ioniq, at which time the Korean automaker announced that the…