Hyundai showcased the NEXO fuel cell SUV at the ongoing India-Korean business summit. The NEXO SUV makes a total of 161 bhp and peak torque of 395 Nm. It has a range of 609 kilometres on a single charge.
Hyundai Motor India Limited has showcased the NEXO, its next-gen fuel cell electric vehicle at the ongoing India-Korea Business Summit in New Delhi. The NEXO SUV is Hyundai’s important step to develop low emission models globally. It gets a fuel cell drivetrain, which is lighter than a regular electric powertrain. Hyundai says that the NEXO makes about 161 bhp of max power and peak torque of 395 Nm. Also, the NEXO SUV can do the 0-100 kmph sprint in 9.2 seconds and has a top speed of 177 kmph. The car has a range of 609 kilometres on a single charge according to Korean test standards. In typical SUV way, the NEXO is designed to handle cold starts even when the outside temperature is -30 degree Celsius.
The car was shown to the media by Chung Eui-sun, vice chairman, Hyundai Motor Company and SH Kim, vice president, Namyang R&D Centre, Hyundai Motor Company. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi experienced the car, sitting inside with Chung Eui-sun.