A spokesperson from Hyundai Motor Firm America has denied the N Imaginative and prescient 74 idea will see manufacturing.
“We’re conscious of media speculations on the potential industrial manufacturing of the N Imaginative and prescient 74 rolling lab growth mannequin,” Derek Joyce, senior supervisor of product and superior powertrain PR for Hyundai Motor Firm America, advised Carscoops.
“Nevertheless, we at the moment don’t have any plan to place the mannequin into industrial manufacturing.”
This rebuts a report from Korean information outlet, Monday Today, which mentioned the car would enter manufacturing because the Pony Coupe, dusting off an previous nameplate for the model.
The report mentioned a reveal would happen at a Pony Day celebration on Could 27.
An earlier remark from the model to Korea’s Wikitree mentioned: “There is no such thing as a plan to mass-produce the Pony Coupe, and there’s no Pony Day occasion deliberate.”
Hyundai will preview an idea this autumn referred to as the Pony Coupe, impressed by the 1974 Pony Coupe idea, nevertheless it’s simply that: an idea.
“Whereas the heritage and spirit of Pony fashions have an enduring impression on the Hyundai Motor Firm, we at the moment don’t have any plan for a industrial manufacturing of the Pony Coupe Idea,” mentioned Mr Joyce.
The unique Pony Coupe idea, in addition to the common Pony, was designed by Giorgetto Giugario, and for the upcoming idea Hyundai has partnered with GFG Type, which was based by each Giorgetto and his son Fabrizio.
It’s unclear if the upcoming idea will obtain the N Imaginative and prescient 74’s “high-performance hydrogen gas cell hybrid” drivetrain, or if an electrical powertrain will function.
The N Imaginative and prescient 74 idea was first revealed in July 2022, with twin, rear-mounted electrical motors producing over 500kW of energy and over 900Nm of torque, together with a hydrogen gas stack producing a most of 95kW to cost the battery.
High pace is claimed to be over 250km/h.
There’s a 62.4kWh battery able to 800W fast-charging, and a 4.2kg hydrogen tank that may be refuelled in 5 minutes. That’s a significantly bigger battery than the Toyota Mirai, which mixes a 5.6kg hydrogen tank with a 1.2kWh lithium-ion battery.
The car is primarily an battery-electric automobile with what may very well be described as a hydrogen vary extender.
Hyundai claims the N Imaginative and prescient 74 idea’s driving vary is over 600km.
The idea measures in at 4952mm lengthy, 1995mm broad, and 1331mm tall, with 2905mm wheelbase.
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