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Well, here it is. The Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, which is currently on display at My Auto Fest 2016 at the Mines International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC). To recap, there are three Ioniq models – the Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid and Electric. First to the market will be the Ioniq Hybrid, followed by the Ioniq Electric and finally, the Plug-in Hybrid model.

Noticeable exterior features include C-shaped LED positioning lamps for the bi-xenon headlights. Hyundai’s signature hexagonal grille is also a key design element on the Ioniq Hybrid. The model on show is sitting on a set of 17-inch wheels wrapped in 225/45R17 Kumho tyres.

The Ioniq Hybrid sports a 1.6 litre Kappa GDI four-cylinder petrol engine with 105 PS and 147 Nm of torque, and the mill is mated to a six-speed dual clutch gearbox. The petrol engine is complemented by a 32 kW (43 PS) electric motor with 170 Nm of torque.

Said electric motor is powered by a 1.56 kWh lithium-ion polymer battery that can be found under the rear seats. Overall, the Ioniq Hybrid is capable of producing a combined output of 141 PS and up to 265 Nm of torque, and has a top speed of 185 km/h.

At the show, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors is displaying its entire range – with promotional deals. The Elantra is offered with a RM14,000 discount, while the Veloster and Sonata get a RM12,000 discount. The Santa Fe is offered for RM7,000 less and the i10 for RM4,500 less.