With 641 horsepower, aggressive bodywork, upgraded chassis, upgraded suspension and upgraded brakes, not many individuals had been doubtless considering the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N would want a lot else. However “not many individuals” can be not “all folks.” So for that subset that simply need one thing much more wild, Hyundai goes to launch aftermarket components for the high-performance EV, and it previewed them with the NPX1 idea on the Tokyo Auto Salon.
NPX1 stands for “N Efficiency eXperimental 1” and it truly is only a showcase for the aftermarket components Hyundai is prepping for the Ioniq 5 N. They’re clearly centered round beefing up the already beefy 5 N’s sheetmetal. They embrace an enormous entrance splitter with tall endplates, deep aspect skirts with rear air intakes, and a large rear diffuser. The rear wing seems to be prefer it got here off a race automotive. The NPX1 additionally sits on wheels which might be a hybrid of alloy spokes and carbon fiber rims.
There are upgrades underneath the pores and skin, too. Hyundai says that much more aggressive brake pads and decreasing springs shall be among the many components that shall be supplied. And the NPX1 additionally will get Alcantara all through the inside and a few racey bucket seats.
The components are apparently nonetheless present process some improvement, however Hyundai says they are going to be accessible someday this yr for the Ioniq 5 N. Will probably be the primary mannequin getting a wide range of manufacturing unit aftermarket components, however it will not be the one one, with components in improvement for Hyundai’s total N vary. Hyundai additional famous it is hoping to additionally supply software program upgrades that may have an effect on the synthetic motor noises and probably even the calibration of the throttle and motors. That after all leads us to surprise if energy upgrades shall be accessible. We’ll even be curious to see if some components develop into accessible to N Line fashions, too. Actually the way forward for Hyundai efficiency seems to be attention-grabbing.