Hyundai Motor India Ltd. has delivered the all- electric Ioniq 5 to its long-time brand ambassador – Shah Rukh Khan. The premium electric vehicle was given to the actor to commemorate the 25 year long association he enjoys with the brand. The flagship model was presented to him as a vote of thanks for this association.
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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Becomes First All-Electric Car in Shahrukh Khan’s Garage
Shahrukh Khan, said, “I am honoured to receive the all-electric SUV Hyundai IONIQ 5. This is my fist ever EV and I am glad it is a Hyundai. Year 2023 has been truly remarkable for Hyundai as well as for me. The love we have mutually received from the people of India is our driving force in the industry. IONIQ 5 is a delight to look at with its unique design and exceptional features. It is unbelievable that this EV marvel by Hyundai has surpassed its expectations and sold over 1000 units this year. Being the oldest member of the Hyundai Motor India family, our 25 year long journey has been really fruitful for both me and the brand. We have had some brilliant moments and milestones together. The brand Hyundai is family to me and it is my pleasure to be associated with one of the most trusted and loved car brand in India.”
Speaking at the presentation ceremony, Mr. Unsoo Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd., said, “Hyundai has been associated with Shah Rukh Khan for the last 25 years, making it one of the longest brand-ambassador partnerships in the industry. SRK is one of the first Hyundai family member and has played a key role in enhancing our brand values and propositions over the years. As a vote of thanks, we have presented our flagship EV- IONIQ 5 to SRK, showcasing the technological prowess of the car and the future of mobility in India. We are truly grateful for his unwavering support in Hyundai and hope our association goes on for many more years to come.”
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Hyundai Ioniq 5 Specs
It is noteworthy that the Hyundai Ioniq 5 becomes the first-ever all-electric car in his garage. This even marks the delivery of 1,100 units of the Ioniq 5. Hyundai launched the Ioniq 5 in India at the Auto Expo 2023 early this year. A recipient of many prominent awards on a global scale, the Ioniq 5 is the halo product in HMIL’s range. In our market, this premium electric car rivals the Kia EV6 and Volvo XC40 recharge. Interestingly, both Ioniq 5 and EV6 share the E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform) architecture.
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Hyundai Ioniq 5 features a7 2.6 kWh battery pack. It supplies juice to an electric motor that outputs 160 kW (217 PS) and 350 Nm. The vehicle can be charged through a 350 kW DC fast charging system that allows 10-80% charge in just 18 minutes. Alternatively, the 150 kW DC fast charger accomplishes the same charging level within 21 minutes. The vehicle supports both 800V and 400V charging equipment and offers the convenience of V2L (Vehicle-to-Load) feature. This allows users to power external electronic appliances. The premium EV has an ARAI-certified range of 631 km on a single charge.