(UPDATE) Hyundai at the Geneva Motor Show 2016

  • World premiere of IONIQ line-up: world’s first vehicle platform with three electrified powertrains, making low- to zero-emission mobility accessible to everyone
  • Announcement of Project IONIQ to create new lifestyles for the future through long-term research and development activities on innovative products and service
  • The GO! Special Editions of the i10, i20 and i30 are showcased in each of the colours of the French flag: blue, white and red
  • New Genesis G90 large luxury sedan is celebrating its European premiere

- At the 86th Geneva International Motor Show 2016 Hyundai Motor is celebrating the world premiere of the All-New Hyundai IONIQ line-up.

All-New IONIQ line-up is the world’s first vehicle platform with three electrified powertrains, making low- to zero-emission mobility accessible to everyone. Alongside the product Hyundai Motor announced Project IONIQ a long-term research and development project to achieve ‘freedom in mobility’ by providing smart and effortless ways to move and live. On the stand the GO! Special Editions of the i10, i20 and i30 are celebrating the UEFA EURO 2016 championship. Also, the new Genesis G90 large luxury sedan is celebrating its European premiere, among other exciting news like an additional powertrain option for Hyundai’s compact SUV the Tucson. 


Dedicated to disrupt: All-New Hyundai IONIQ line-up

At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show Hyundai Motor is introducing the All-New Hyundai IONIQ line-up, consisting of the IONIQ Hybrid, the IONIQ Plug-in and the IONIQ Electric - the world’s first model offering three electrified powertrains, IONIQ will make low- to zero-emission mobility accessible to everyone. The new Hyundai Motor approach delivers an uncompromised design and driving experience by means of innovative technology and offers customers the latest in connectivity and safety technologies.

IONIQ is an important step forward for our brand in Europe. We are bringing a unique new approach to e-mobility, with no compromise on great design, driving pleasure and new connectivity features. And we’re making it accessible to more customers, further extending our product line-up.

Jochen SengpiehlVice President Marketing at Hyundai Motor Europe

The IONIQ Hybrid and IONIQ Plug-in both feature the new Kappa 1.6 GDI, direct injection petrol, four-cylinder engine with a class-leading thermal efficiency of 40 percent, delivering 105 PS and 147 Nm of torque. The engine has been tailored to the hybrid application and is combined with the direct responding, smooth shifting six-speed double clutch transmission – differentiating the IONIQ from its competitors with a more dynamic driving experience.

The IONIQ Hybrid’s electric motor delivers 32 kW (43.5 PS) with maximum torque of 170 Nm, powered by a lithium-ion-polymer battery with 1.56 kWh capacity positioned under the rear seats. In combination with the 1.6-GDI engine, IONIQ Hybrid offers a system output of 103.6 kW (141 PS) rpm and up to 265 Nm of torque accelerating to a top speed of up to 185 km/h with targeted CO2 emissions as low as 79 g/km or lower (combined).

Drivers choosing the IONIQ Plug-in can safely rely on over 50 kilometres of estimated pure electric driving range powered by the potent 8.9 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery. The 45kW (61 PS) electric motor together with the 1.6 GDI four-cylinder Kappa engine offer targeted CO2 emissions as low as 32 g/km.

The IONIQ Electric offers pure e-mobility through a 28 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery for an estimated maximum range of over 250 km. The instantly available maximum torque of 295 Nm is delivered by the electric motor with a maximum output of 88 kW (120 PS) through the single-speed reducer transmission accelerating the car up to 165 km/h.

Project IONIQ aims to achieve ‘freedom in mobility’

Hyundai Motor today announced Project IONIQ, a long-term research and development project that will redefine future mobility through innovation, enhancing the lives of Hyundai customers and wider society. The beginning of the project starts with the unveiling of the IONIQ model, which is the first car to offer the choice of three alternative-fuel powertrains.


The future mobility lifestyles that we envisage is about staying connected to our daily lives all the time without being bound by the limitations of time and space. We are determined to make this a reality so that everyone can enjoy better, more fulfilling lives.

Euisun ChungVice Chairman of Hyundai Motor

Through Project IONIQ, Hyundai Motor will bring ‘freedom in mobility’ with the four key directions - freedom to effortlessly access mobility whenever and wherever, freedom to connect everyday life while on the move, freedom from accidents and inconveniences and freedom from environmental pollution and energy exhaustion.

Blue, white and red: Get to know the GO! Special Editions

With GO! as their motto, Hyundai i10, i20 and i30 Special Edition models will share the limelight at the Geneva Motor Show. Hyundai Motor is showing every single new GO! Special Edition, the i10, i20 and i30, in one of the colours of the French flag - blue, white and red - to go with the UEFA European soccer championships that France is hosting this summer and Hyundai is again supporting as a principal sponsor. The GO! Special Edition models offer a great customer benefit.

Genesis G90 celebrates European debut

At the Geneva Motor Show the new Genesis G90 large luxury sedan is celebrating its European premiere, the model that will top the new Genesis brand’s luxury car line-up. Designed with profound elegance, natural dignity and grandeur, the G90 is the first realisation of the brand’s ‘Athletic Elegance’ design style. Outside, the G90’s silhouette is powerful and refined, from its long hood to its sophisticated rear. While inside, the finest artisan materials meet human-centred ergonomics to provide the driver and passengers with absolute convenience and luxurious comfort.

Compact SUV - Wide powertrain range: Tucson adds diesel with 7DCT to line-up

Five stars in the EURO NCAP safety assessment, five years of unlimited mileage warranty and five powertrain options - Hyundai’s All-New Tucson compact SUV, introduced to the European market in late 2015, is already an alluring offering. Now, Hyundai offers a sixth powertrain option for the Tucson. An efficient 1.7-litre turbo diesel with seven-speed double clutch transmission (7DCT) will be added to attract even more customers. The All-New Tucson has been Hyundai Motor’s fastest-selling European model since sales began in September 2015 with more than 115,000 cars ordered in Europe. The powertrain range of the Tucson that now will be further extended was already one of the widest in the compact SUV segment.

All technical specifications and emission values are preliminary target values and subject to homologation.