Hyundai India recently handed the 1,100th unit of their all-electric SUV, the Hyundai Ioniq 5, to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Shah Rukh Khan, Hyundai’s brand ambassador in India, received the Ioniq 5 as a mark of 25 years of association with the company. Despite having a fleet of premium vehicles, the new Ioniq 5 in SRK’s fleet will hold special importance as it will be his first electric vehicle. With that, the Badshah of Bollywood will join the green mobility revolution with the brand of his choice.
For those unaware, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 is a premium electric SUV from the house of Hyundai. The Ioniq 5, with its 72.6 kWh battery pack, is touted to have an impressive driving range of roughly 630 kilometres on a single charge. As can be expected, it comes with a futuristic style and cutting-edge technology. With a 350 kW DC charger, the Ioniq 5 can charge from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes, enabling quick and easy recharging. The powerplant produces 214 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque, providing a thrilling driving experience. The Ioniq 5 is a technologically advanced and environmentally sustainable product in India’s EV market, priced at Rs 46 lakh (ex-showroom).
The delivery of the Hyundai Ioniq 5 to Shah Rukh Khan marks a key milestone in India’s EV environment. Khan’s 25-year affiliation with Hyundai and promotion of the Ioniq 5 underscores the rising relevance of sustainable mobility. This flagship EV exemplifies Hyundai’s commitment to innovation and sustainability, with outstanding range and speedy charging capabilities. The Ioniq 5’s rapid acceptance highlights the transition towards environmentally friendly transportation. As India moves closer to adopting electric cars, the Ioniq 5’s features and Khan’s support serve as a powerful catalyst, demonstrating the potential and attraction of EVs. This cooperation between Shah Rukh Khan and Hyundai not only highlights their long-standing relationship but also represents a crucial step towards a greener, more sustainable automobile industry.