It’s really the first car in the world that offers three different powertrains: full electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid transmission. This is something that I think is very exceptional.
In the following video, Martini explains what impressed him about the IONIQ, and why unusual materials like sugar cane were used in the car's interior design.
A clean and sustainable interior space
A key characteristic of the IONIQ is its innovative use of recycled or eco-friendly materials and less reliance on oil-based products. The interior door covers, for example, are made of natural plastic combined with powdered wood and volcanic stone, making them durable and sustainable, so that these parts of the car are recyclable at the end of its life. Other natural materials like soy bean oil were also used in the manufacturing process, adding to the IONIQ’s environmentally-friendly credentials.
The most surprising fact about Hyundai's IONIQ
Featuring a sleek design and three eco-friendly powertrains, the IONIQ combines an innovative design with new technology. With very competitive prices for all three models, the IONIQ is affordable in a way that enviromentally-friendly cars have traditionally not been, opening up the possibility of eco-driving to a wider range of people.