Kia has dominated the Indian automobile market in a short span of time. The way the Celts and Carnival and the recently launched Karens have found success. Consumers now see this success Waiting for the company’s electric car (EV) as there is now a belief for the company that the price will be limited along with providing the best features. Recently, the company’s EV-Kia EV2 has been seen testing in India.
The EV was launched last year in global markets, which has received excellent response. Kia EV6 shares their e-GMP platform (Electric-Global Modular Platform) with Hyundai Ionic. Hyundai’s Ionic is also set to launch in India. It was reported in Capital World last month that certain models of Hyundai Ionic had appeared in India. Her photos also went viral on social media.
The Kia EV2 has two powertrain configurations – 77.4 kW for long range and 58 kW for standard range. Currently the company also offers two variants Is – GT Line and GT. Both these variants are available with TWD and AWD option. Kia EV6 GT has dual motor set up. The 77.4 kW car is capable of producing 576 horsepower. In just 3.5 seconds the company reaches a speed of 100 and the top speed is 260 kilometers per hour. The EV6 GT also has more speed and power compared to higher class cars like the Porsche Tyson 4S.
The battery in the non-GT will be able to produce 229 horsepower. The Rare Wheel Drive variant will offer a range of 510 kmph and in the first 5.2 seconds the company will reach a speed of 100 kmph. The 58 kW battery pack will have two configurations – 170 Horsepower AWD and 235 horsepower AWD. This variant will be able to reach a speed of 100 in 6.2 seconds. However, it is not yet clear which battery variant will be launched in India.
If we take a look at the features of Kia EV6, it has Kia’s new logo. Also the headlamps are large and the front grille has a teaser nose design. Also includes back windshield, angular DRL, roof spoiler. The interior has the best technology HD screen, slim dashboard and instrument cluster. The car also includes most of the connectivity features.
Since Kia developed this EV EGMP platform, the car gets 80 percent charged in the first 18 minutes. When the car is charged for only four and a half minutes, the EV can run up to 100 kilometers. It has a ‘vehicle-to-load’ feature that can deliver 3.6 kW of power to external devices and other EVs. The Kia EV6 is expected to launch in India by June 2022.