Hyundai Ioniq 5 locally assembled in Singapore: First 100 edition CKD units to get special Merlion badges –

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be assembled in Singapore starting with the limited edition Ioniq 5 First 100 for the Singapore market, and will be displayed at the Singapore Motor Show taking place in the city-state from January 12-15.

This will be done in the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center (HMGICS) which is located in the Jurong Innovation District (JID), which Hyundai has said will assemble 30,000 vehicles a yearaccording to the manufacturer.

The Ioniq 5 First 100 will be distinguished by design cues such as Gravity Matte Gold exterior paint finish, Dark Pebble Gray interior, ‘First 100’ badging, ‘First 100’ embossing on the seats, as well as number plates commemorative for the initial run of 100 units assembled in Singapore.

The brand is accepting registrations of interest for the limited-edition EV in this market, and this series of 100 vehicles will be available for bidding starting tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

in malaysiathe Ioniq 5 was released in March 2022 and is being sold in three variants starting at RM207,808 starting with the Lite, followed by the Plus at RM238,408 and topped off by the Max at RM270,408. The Lite and Plus variants employ a 58kWh battery and a 170PS/350Nm single motor driving the rear wheels, while the Max has a 72.6kWh battery and a 305PS/605Nm dual motor with all wheel drive

Locally for Malaysia, a new batch of the Ioniq 5 has been spotted for the 2023 model year with some detail differences compared to the outgoing 2022 model year, such as the omission of the sunroof and the addition of a head-up display (HUD). ) headlamp unit for the driver.

Elsewhere in Europe, updates for the Ioniq 5 were announced last February for the 2023 model year. These include a larger 77.4 kWh battery for the top variants, courtesy of two additional battery modules in the battery pack.

Joining the update are optional digital side mirrors, or cameras in place of the traditional mirrors and which feed video to displays in the interior door cards, as well as the option of a digital center mirror (DCM) which uses a transmission of video from a camera under the rear. spoiler instead of a traditional central mirror mounted inside.

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