Monday, 23 April 2018

Hyundai IONIQ named ‘Best Green Car of the Year’ at Wheels Car of the Year Awards 2018

The high-performance, eco-friendly car sets new standards for the sustainable future of mobility

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 April 2018: Juma Al Majid Est., the exclusive distributor of Hyundai Motors in the UAE, has announced that the Hyundai IONIQ has been named ‘Best Green Car of the Year’ at the Wheels Car of the Year Awards 2018. The awards programme recognises the best cars in the market based on tangible, real-world parameters such as technology, drivability, value, styling and price.

Mohammad Al Omari – Marketing Manager of Hyundai UAE, commented: “The Hyundai IONIQ combines high-performance, elegant design and advanced technologies while also promoting a new sustainable, eco-friendly vision for the future of mobility, and we are delighted that it has been recognised with the prestigious ‘Best Green Car of the Year’ award, which is a testament to Hyundai’s ‘unlimited sense of responsibility’, ‘respect for mankind’ and ‘realisation of possibilities’. With eco-friendly vehicles opening up an exciting new chapter in the automotive business, we are proud to be leading the change with innovative vehicles the Hyundai IONIQ.”

The impressive components of the Hyundai IONIQ hybrid’s aerodynamic body are ideally designed to work seamlessly together, matching an efficient gasoline engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion polymer battery to make driving not only sustainable and economic but also fun. With a drag coefficient of just 0.24, the Hyundai IONIQ delivers an exceptionally smooth ride and also features a responsive six-speed dual-clutch transmission, enabling quicker and more precise gear-shifting for a dynamic drive.

The vehicle’s exceptional performance is matched by its sleek appearance, with striking design accents integrated into the smoothly sculpted surfaces of the bodywork and an eye-catching silhouette that creates a confident impression. High-strength steel and lightweight aluminium also make the Hyundai IONIQ strong, stable and agile. Other notable features include a full suite of charging and extended connectivity technologies such as Apple car play, Android auto and wireless charging, as well as a wide LCD panel that clearly displays driving and vehicle information for maximum convenience.