The masterpiece of power and technology, the new electric car of “Kia” caused a stir. South Korean carmaker Kia Motor Corp. has also launched an electric car. The Kia EV6 is welcomed in the global market. Made from Hyundai Motor Group’s Electric Global Modular Platform, the “Kia EV6” can also be charged from a 350 kW DC fast charging station with an 800 volt architecture while the rest of the world’s electric vehicles are using 400 volts. The biggest advantage of the Kia EV6 will be that it will be 10 to 80 percent charged in 18 minutes. While at home it can be charged with an 11 kW charger.
The “Kia EV6” is not a wagon crossover vehicle with a GT “rear wheel drive” variant being introduced while the “Kia EV6” is an eAWD ie electric all wheel vehicle that can go from zero to 60 in just 7.2 seconds. Capable of catching miles per hour.
The 225 horsepower motor installed in the rear is capable of producing 258 Newton torque. The GT “Rear Wheel Drive” variant is fitted with two motors that can produce 320 horsepower and 446 Newton torque, but the GT can reach speeds from zero to 60 mph in just 5.2 seconds.
The car can be driven in four driving modes namely Echo, Normal, Sport and Snow. Four brake models have been introduced in the car. At level one to three the brakes are applied intermittently by pressing the pedals. In level one instant brakes can be applied.
The GT “Rear Wheel Drive” can travel up to 310 miles on a single charge which is much higher than the Tesla. The AWD variant costs 12 55,900, the RWD Wind costs 47 47,000, the AWD variant starts at 50 50,900, and the Tech with Wind package costs 52 52,400. All RWD versions travel 310 miles on a single charge. The AWD version can cover 274 miles on a single charge.
The RWD Trim Lite is priced at 40,900. The interior of the car is visible and comfortable for the driver and his companions. There is ample space for spreading the legs while the length of the car is equal to that of BMW 3 Series.
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The HUD (Head Up Display) dashboard has a 12.3 TFT cluster while the cameras on the outside of the car provide all the displays on the dashboard. Indicators also appear on the HUD but the next turn is also indicated on the dash. Car & Ride operates on Auto and Apple Car Play.
Equipped with infotainment system, media information, data and weather conditions will all be displayed on the 12.3-inch screen. Whether on high or low rocky roads or wide roads, the Driver Assistance System automatically guides the vehicle.