IONIQ Hybrid sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats.
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A race-prepared Hyundai IONIQ hybrid prototype, developed by Hyundai Motor America’s Engineering and Quality team, set an FIA-approved production-based hybrid vehicle land speed record of 157.825mph (254km/h), with a peak exit speed of 160.7mph (258.6km/h) at Utah’s renowned Bonneville Salt Flats.
The eco-focused IONIQ is Hyundai’s newest hybrid model, with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric powertrains to be available.