Kia launches electric car EV6, which will run more than 500 km on a single charge
Built on a dedicated platform, it is the company’s first all-electric model to offer a range of over 500+ km on a single charge. Kia Motors aims to sell 30,000 units globally and one lakh units next year.
South Korean carmaker Kia has stepped in to compete with Elon Musk’s Tesla. Kia launched the EV6 on Tuesday. Built on a dedicated platform, it is the company’s first all-electric model to offer a range of over 500 km on a single charge. Kia Motors aims to sell 30,000 units globally and one lakh units next year.
The EV6 is the first electric car to be launched under Kia’s 11 electric vehicle schemes. Which is planned to be fully marketed by 2026. The other EV models of the vehicle manufacturer are Nero and Soul, which have been launched with gas and hybrid variants.
At an online world premiere event, Kia unveiled its crossover EV6 on the same platform (E-GMP) of its parent Hyundai Motor Group’s Electric Global Modular that Hyundai Bonic 5 (Hyundai Boni) launched on the platform last month. 5) was displayed.
“The EV6 is the first model to announce Kia’s vision of transforming itself as an innovative mobility solution provider as an automaker,” Kia President Song Ho-Gang told an online press briefing. The long-term plan is to increase the proportion of eco-friendly models to 40 percent of total sales by 2030. ”
Kia EV6 feature
The EV6 battery pack will come with two options – a standard 58-kilowatt hour (kWh) battery pack and a long-range 77.4-kWh
It’s assumed that the long-range model of an 800-volt system can travel more than 530 km with a single charge, which is more than the 450 km driving range of the Ionic 5.
Plus, you can charge 80 percent of the battery in 18 minutes. The EV6 has a better interior with more space than other EVs.
Price in India –
However, The price of this Kia car can be around Rupees 30 lakh to 36 lakh in Indian currency.