All-Electric Kia EV6 Sedan Launched in South Korea: Report

Published:Nov 22, 202318:17
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All-Electric Kia EV6 Sedan Launched in South Korea: Report

Seoul: Kia, South Korea's second-biggest carmaker, on Monday launched an all-electric EV6 sedan within the home market forward of its abroad launches later this yr. The EV6 is Kia's first mannequin embedded with Hyundai Motor Group's personal EV-only electric-global modular platform (E-GMP). Kia Corp, South Korean Carmaker, To Droop Its Native Plant Amid Surge in COVID-19 Instances.

Kia has acquired over 30,000 preorders for the EV6 within the home market, and a mixed 8,800 preorders in Europe and the US, the corporate stated.

The maker of the K5 sedan and the Sorento SUV goal to promote 13,000 items of the zero-emission mannequin on its dwelling turf and 17,000 items in abroad markets this yr, reviews Yonhap {news} company.

The EV6 is priced at 47 million won-57 million gained ($40,800-$49,500) in Korea. With authorities subsidies, it may be bought for underneath 40 million gained. The mannequin is out there with two sorts of battery packs -- a regular 58-kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack and a long-range 77.4-kWh one. The 58-kWh and 77.4-kWh fashions can journey as much as 370 kms and 475 km, respectively, on a single cost.

In April, Kia's larger affiliate Hyundai Motor Co. launched the IONIQ 5 all-electric mannequin geared up with the E-GMP platform. Hyundai plans to introduce the IONIQ 6 subsequent yr and the IONIQ 7 giant SUV in 2024. It should start utilizing alphanumeric names like its larger rivals, similar to BMW, whose fashions are named Series No 1-8.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 02, 2021 11:25 AM IST. For extra {news} and updates on politics, world, sports activities, entertainment and way of life, go online to our web site latestly.com).


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