Hyundai ix35 FCEV starts production in December
Hyundai ix35 FCEV is ready to be launched on the market. The Korean, in fact, will begin production of the SUV hydrogen in December, at the facility in Korea Ulsan, with the aim to reach 1,000 units by the end of 2015 and then point to the large-scale production in subsequent years . It ‘s the third car Hyundai-powered fuel cell, after realizing the Santa Fe FCEV in 2000 and the Tucson FCEVin 2004.
Hyundai ix35 FCEV side
Hyundai ix35 FCEV front
Hyundai ix35 FCEV rear
At the aesthetic level there are only a few changes, compared to ix35 currently on the market: a new front grille and other details such as the absence of the exhaust pipe. The news are mainly technical: the previous version (Tucson), in fact, increases the range by 55% and reduces as much as 80% (this refers to the house) the cost of production.
Hyundai ix35 FCEV dashboard
Hyundai ix35 FCEV front seats
Hyundai ix35 FCEV back seats
The ix35 FCEV is equipped with a stack of fuel cells, capable of providing a power comparable to a power unit of 100 kW (136 HP) and two storage tanks of hydrogen with a total capacity of 5.64 kg (hidden to view under the load floor). The hydrogen-powered SUV can travel up to 560 km with a single “full” with zero emissions. It can reach a top speed of 160 km/h and can move up to a temperature of -25 ° C.
Hyundai ix35 FCEV Engine