The all-new Hyundai Nexo Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) has finally made its India debut at the India-Korea Business Summit. The unveiling event took place in the presence of Chung Eui-sun, Vice Chairman, and SH Kim, Vice President, Namyang R&D Centre, Hyundai Motor Company in New Delhi. Just so you know, the SUV was first announced during a press conference at CES (Consumer Electroics Show) in January 2018. Alongside, the company also revealed the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) that expand its autonomous driving potential.
Hyundai said that the Nexo is the technological flagship of its growing eco-vehicle portfolio. The Hyundai Nexo FCEV is one of the 18 ‘eco-friendly models’ hat will be launched globally by 2025. This fuel cell powered SUV will be launched in select global markets early this year. Read – New Hyundai Electric Sedan Concept To Debut at 2018 Auto Expo
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Compared to the Hyundai Tucson FCEV, the next generation fuel cell SUV – Nexo is claimed to deliver 20% better 0-60mph. While the former can mark 0-100kmph in 12.5 seconds, the latter one accelerates 0-100kmph in 9.5 seconds. Making use of a 95kW fuel cell, the Hyundai Nexo can offer an estimated driving range of 500 miles (NEDC – New European Driving Cycle), which is 134 miles more than its predecessor. It churns out a maximum power output of 161bhp and a peak torque of 395Nm. Read – Upcoming Hyundai Cars at 2018 Auto Expo
Sitting on dedicated vehicle architecture, the Nexo has been designed to handle extreme environment conditions. In extreme weather conditions (-20 degree to over 120 degree Fahrenheit), the SUV delivers excellent performance. Some of the key features of the all-new Hyundai Nexo include Blind-spot view monitor (BVM), Lane Following Assist (LFA), Highway Driving Assist (HDA) and Remote Smart Parking Assist. Check Out – Upcoming Hyundai Cars in India
Dr. Woong-Chul Yang, Vice Chairman, Hyundai Motor Company said, “Hydrogen energy is the key to building a more sustainable society. We have already taken a lead in hydrogen technology with introduction of Tucson fuel cell. Yet as another result of this earth-saving effort, today, I am so proud to introduce to you our second-generation Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle which is a culmination of our cutting-edge technologies.”