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While SRK unveils Hyundai’s Ioniq 5 EV, Rs 44.50 trends on Twitter; what netizens are saying

For showcasing its EV, Hyundai chose to call its brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan on stage. SRK posing with Ioniq 5 in his unique signature style was a moment captured by cameramen & shutterbugs. 

New Delhi: With the Auto Expo 2023 kicking off from Jan 11 – Jan 18, a number of automobile companies are set to showcase their concepts for Electric Vehicle (EV) models & versions.

On the first day of Auto Expo, Hyundai Motors stole the show as it unveiled its electric vehicle (EV) model Ioniq 5 EV and also made public, its ex-showroom selling price. Another highlight of the day was Maruti Suzuki revelation details about its proposed electric vehicle. Both are highest selling car brands in the country and make up for big percentage of country’s car owners.

Hyundai has led the EV segment by showcasing its upcoming EV named Ioniq 5. The auto manufacturer said that it will be available in three colour variants – White, Black & Matte Silver and would be priced at Rs 44.95 lakh (ex-showroom price).

Hyundai Ioniq 5 launch

For showcasing its EV, Hyundai chose to called its brand ambassador Shah Rukh Khan on stage. SRK posing with Ioniq 5 in his unique ‘signature style’ was a moment captured by cameramen & shutterbugs.

Though, Tata’s EVs are reportedly priced at a modest Rs 12-Rs 15 lakh range, the latest EV offering by Hyundai are very expensive affair and beyond the reach of common man.

While Hyundai’s EV made a splash among public, a lot of netizens are reacting to the exorbitant pricing. However, a couple of them are content with the pricing as they believe that it may cost more in future.

What netizens shared about Rs 44.45

While Rs 44.95 lakh has been reserved for only first 500 customers, many users commented while sharing their take on the EV.

Apart from pricing, people were going gaga over appearance of Shah Rukh Khan at the launch.


About Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV

Hyundai Ioniq 5 EV makers have put extra effort in reducing inconvenience to users while getting it charged. The EV will get charged upto 10%-80-% in just 18 minutes as it has been equipped with 400V and 800V multi-charging.

The EV will also offer a certified range of 631 km, one of the USPs of the vehicle.