The Crown’s CUV-like ride height – it sits nearly 4.0 ins. (102 mm) higher than the Toyota Camry midsize sedan – and fastback silhouette set it apart from other fullsize sedans. It will arrive in showrooms later this year.
The Ioniq 6 delivers an estimated all-electric range of over 380 miles – a 62-mile improvement over the Ioniq 5 CUV introduced last year – as well as ultra-fast multi-charging capability made possible by Hyundai’s Electric-Global Modular Platform.
With sales of the first-generation Amarok launched in 2010 now totaling more than 830,000 worldwide, VW has high hopes for its successor, with key markets including Australia, New Zealand, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
The Leaf S with 40-kWh battery and EPA-estimated range of 149 miles is priced at $27,800, while the Leaf SV Plus with 60-kWh battery and 212 miles of range is priced at $35,800. Prices exclude $1,095 for destination and handling.
The Ioniq hybrid and PHEV are being dropped in favor of Hyundai’s expanding electrified-vehicle lineup that includes the battery-electric Ioniq 5. Hyundai on June 28 unveiled the Ioniq 6 BEV, the Ioniq sub-brand’s second model.