The Hyundai Ioniq 5 N Is the Race Car You Actually Need
While the Hyundai Ioniq 5 already inspires you to get your rear in gear, something even better is in the works. So get ready for enhanced engagement from behind the wheel of the racing-calibrated 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N. This model takes electric performance to the next level.
What comes with the 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N?
The 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N builds upon the award-winning EV with performance-enhancing design features, racing-inspired suspension upgrades, and distinct N elements to elevate electric benchmarks for performance, race track capability, and driver engagement.
There are three important aspects of the Hyundai N brand, including Corner Rascal, Racetrack Capability, and Everyday Sportscar. The Inoqi 5 N is at home in any environment, from world-class racing events, to open roads, and crowded city streets.
It also rides on 21-inch forged aluminum wheels wrapped in summer high-performance 275/35R21 Pirelli Z tires to enhance the ride, handling, and track performance. The red brake calipers with four-piston monobloc are part of Hyundai’s most powerful braking system to date.
The rear features an exclusive N wing-type spoiler that contrasts with black accents and fits perfectly with the orange-accented rear diffuser and air outlet. These elements improve aerodynamics while controlling airflow.
An exclusive N triangular CHMSL brake light is integrated into the rear spoiler. It sits above the N-exclusive rear bumper that’s black with reflective checkered flag accents.
Everything about the Hyundai Ioniq 5 provides a more confident and aggressive look with performance enhancements. It’s not just for show.
How much power does the Ioniq 5 N have?
The 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N provides an electrifying performance with an estimated 641 hp. Use the Grin Boost feature to enhance its power for up to 10 seconds with the help of the new 84 kWh battery and dual-stage inverter.
The Ioniq 5 N can accelerate from 0 to 60 seconds in roughly 3.25 seconds, and the top speed is limited to 162 mph.
Plus, the body-in-white structure features 42 additional welding points and 6.9 feet of structural adhesives to enhance cornering.
Reinforced World Rally Championship-inspired integrated drive axles in the front and rear handle the increased electric motor torque while reducing unsprung mass.
The specially tuned N Rack-Mounted Motor-Driven Power Steering (N R-MDPS) system has a quicker steering ratio and better torque feedback logic. It provides more control to bolster your confidence behind the wheel.
In addition to all that, there are 11 torque distribution levels for you to customize with the help of the electronic limited-slip differential in the rear to optimize cornering. Wheel dampening sensors automatically adjust the suspension to changing conditions.
Also, the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N has an advantage with higher resistance to heat-induced power degradation. There is a battery chiller, enhanced motor oil cooling, and independent radiators.
Use the N Drift Optimizer to better hold your drift position. Also N Race for faster laps, N e-shift to replicate the feel of a dual-clutch transmission. N regenerative brakes offer more stability. Endurance mode maximizes range, Sprint for short bursts of power, and Track mode to control battery temperatures.
What is the Ioniq N interior like?
The 2025 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N features a racing-focused interior. Designers planned the layout well, with everything you need placed within reach. The paddle shifters are located conveniently on the back of the steering wheel.
Also, the center console has a slim design, and the seats sit further back to optimize space while wearing knee pads and other racing gear. The pedals have a unique, anti-slip design with metal accents.
The bucket seats have a sleek, two-tone design that’s attractive and functional. Plus, optimal lumber support bolsters the driver’s position while drifting around curves. The design carries over to the rear as well. A footrest helps you maintain the optimal racing position.
Metal accents from the scuff plates and ambient interior lighting complete the racing feel, and the upholstery is crafted from recycled materials.
You’ll find a wireless charging pad, USB-C ports, cup holders, and extended center console storage for everyday use.
We know that the Ioniq 5 N availability begins in March, but pricing remains unknown. It’s safe to expect it to be a bit higher than the 2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5’s $41,650 MSRP.
Stay tuned for updates. Do you want to race in the Hyundai Ioniq 5 N?