Advertisement
Australia markets open in 7 hours 7 minutes
  • ALL ORDS

    7,937.90
    +35.90 (+0.45%)
     
  • AUD/USD

    0.6484
    +0.0033 (+0.51%)
     
  • ASX 200

    7,683.50
    +34.30 (+0.45%)
     
  • OIL

    82.98
    +1.08 (+1.32%)
     
  • GOLD

    2,342.90
    -3.50 (-0.15%)
     
  • Bitcoin AUD

    102,975.49
    +1,050.36 (+1.03%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    1,434.16
    +19.40 (+1.37%)
     

Hyundai's Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup car brings extreme EV performance to the track

Big wings and bigger grip plus a roll cage make for a serious machine.

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N is one of the most extreme EVs you can buy at the moment. With over 600 horsepower delivered to all four wheels, plus a plethora of drive modes that help you do everything from circuit racing to drifting, it's a truly wild ride.

But it's about to get even wilder. Meet the new Hyundai Ioniq 5 N eN1 Cup car. This is a lightweight, caged, and big-winged version of Hyundai's rocket ship, tuned to such an extreme level that it isn't even road legal. Yes, this one's strictly for racing, and Hyundai is launching a focused racing series for the 5 N later this year.

Ahead of that, I headed to Korea to take it for a drive on a closed track. Inje Speedium is a tricky circuit with lots of elevation changes, and despite some inclement weather the Ioniq 5 N eN1 proved to be a masterful drive. And, at $100,000, for a track-ready machine, it's surprisingly value-priced. Watch the video above for the full story.