Hyundai Summons the ‘Drift King’ to Push the Ioniq 5 N to Its Limit

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Hyundai Taps the Drift King for a Thrilling Ioniq 5 N Experience

Hyundai Partners with Keiichi Tsuchiya for Ioniq 5 N Showcase at World Time Attack Challenge

Hyundai is set to showcase the impressive performance capabilities of the Ioniq 5 N by enlisting the skills of renowned racing driver Keiichi Tsuchiya, also known as the ‘Drift King.’ Tsuchiya will take the wheel of the Ioniq 5 N for demo laps at the 2023 World Time Attack Challenge in Sydney, Australia.

The Drift King: A Racing Icon

Keiichi Tsuchiya, famous for his drifting skills and racing prowess, brings a wealth of experience to the event. With a background in Japanese touring car racing and involvement in iconic drifting events such as D1 Grand Prix, Tsuchiya is well-equipped to showcase the Ioniq 5 N’s capabilities.

Power and Performance of the Ioniq 5 N

Hyundai’s first all-electric N model, the Ioniq 5 N, packs a punch with a dual-motor drivetrain delivering 641 horsepower to all four wheels. Equipped with features like the N Drift Optimizer and a rear diff lock, the Ioniq 5 N promises thrilling performance and precision handling, offering drivers an exhilarating experience akin to that of a ‘Drift King.


Hyundai’s collaboration with Keiichi Tsuchiya demonstrates a commitment to delivering electrifying performance and showcasing the Ioniq 5 N’s capabilities on a global stage. The synergy between Hyundai’s innovative technology and Tsuchiya’s legendary driving skills promises an exciting showcase at the World Time Attack Challenge.


Can Ioniq 5 N be driven in regular driving conditions, or is it just for performance events?

The Ioniq 5 N is designed for both daily driving and performance events, offering a versatile driving experience for enthusiasts and everyday drivers alike.

Will the Ioniq 5 N be available for purchase after its showcase at the World Time Attack Challenge?

Yes, the Ioniq 5 N will be available for purchase, allowing customers to experience its high-performance capabilities on the road.

How can I stay updated on the latest news and events related to Hyundai and the Ioniq 5 N?

You can follow Hyundai’s official channels and automotive news websites for updates on Hyundai’s latest developments and Ioniq 5 N news and events.

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