Kia is ready to begin its EV journey in the Indian market with the launch of the EV6 electric crossover. The model is reported to hit roads in the month of August. Ahead of its official arrival, powertrain details and features of the vehicle have emerged on the web. As per the leaked brochure scan, the Kia EV6 will be offered with a 77.4kWh lithium-ion battery pack delivering an electric range of 528km (WLTP cycle) when fully charged.
The battery pack will support ultra-fast charging via which it can be charged for 100km in less than 4.5 minutes. It will also be available with a 350kW fast charger and a 50kWh fast charger that can juice up the battery from 10% to 80% in 18 minutes and 73 minutes respectively.
The new Kia electric crossover can be had with either a single motor or dual motor setup. While the former comes with RWD and makes 225bhp with 350Nm, the latter get AWD system and returns 321bhp and 605Nm. The EV6 can do 0 to 100kmph in 3.5 seconds. Read – Kia To Launch A Mass Market Small Petrol SUV In India
Buyers will get five exterior colour options including Snow White Pearl, Aurora Black Pearl, Monoscape, Runway Red and Yacht Blue. The electric car measures 4695mm in length, 1890mm in width and 1550mm in height. The Kia EV6 will be available with Black interior featuring Black suede with vegan leather blosters.
The list of features will include dual 12.3-inch displays, dual zone automatic climate control, 10-way power adjustable front seats, paddle shifters for regeneration, rain sensing wipers, multi drive modes, a wireless smartphone charger, 4 speakers audio system, Kia Connect with 60+ features and more.
The Kia EV6 GT-Line AWD variant will come with some exclusive design elements and features such as a Meridian sound system with 14 speakers, an augmented reality heads-up display, automatic flush fitting door handles and powered tailgate. The new Kia electric car will offer ADAS suite along with 8 airbags, ESC, ABS, HAC, BAS, VSM, ESS, all wheel disc brakes, front and rear parking sensors and Isofix child anchor.