The Kia EV6 debuted on the world stage last year. The company announced that the electric car would be its first EVO in the Indian market. The launch date seems to be closing in on us as a disguised Kia EV6 is spotted on the streets of Hyderabad. New EVs may be tested on Indian roads. Read also – Kia will launch its first electric car in India by June 2022: Report 7
Kia EV6 will be imported to India as fully manufactured units (CBUs). The car will attract a lot of custom duty on its actual price tag, which is why the price of the car is expected to be between Rs 60 lakh to Rs 70 lakh. Read also – Maruti Suzuki, Toyota’s first EV will be an SUV, not a compact car: report
Kia EV6 Specification
The Kia EV6 is the brand’s flagship EV. According to the global website, the car has a WLTP range of up to 528 km. With just a few minutes of charging, the range of the car can be increased instantly. Kia claims that the EV6 can get enough charge to run 100 kilometers in just 4.5 minutes. Charging may vary depending on the charger and the current battery percentage of the vehicle. Read more – Indian EV startups to build hubs for charging, servicing, battery switching in 10 cities
In terms of performance, the Kia EV6’s most powerful battery can deliver speeds of 0 to 100kmph in just 3.5 seconds. The EV6 was the first global model to incorporate Kier’s new design philosophy ‘Opposite United’.
The EV6 is the first Kia built based on the company’s advanced Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). Kia claims that the new platform enables the EV6 to offer the widest interior of its class, driving range up to 528 km and ultra-fast charging technology of 800-volts.
The EV6 is the first of seven dedicated EV models that Kia plans to launch by 2026. Kia claims that the all-electric crossover will play a key role in the plan to become a leading global sustainable mobility solutions provider.