Kia has Tweet Via knowledgeable concerning the glorious response to EV6 in Europe. Kia’s first electrical automotive has acquired 7,300 reservations from throughout Europe and 26,000 folks have proven curiosity within the automotive. Kia says that this quantity is 300 occasions greater than their estimated gross sales for 2021. Which means that the corporate has already crossed its gross sales determine for this 12 months. Manufacturing of the EV6 will begin in the course of this 12 months. Though the precise date has not been given. In view of such excessive demand in Europe, it’s anticipated to have excessive demand within the world market as properly.
Information | Kia has opened manufacturing facility orders for the groundbreaking EV6 following a profitable European reservation part. Kia efficiently obtained greater than 33,000 prospects (300% of Kia Europe’s marketing strategy), together with greater than 7,300 reservations. #kia #KiaEV6 #MovementThatInspires pic.twitter.com/x9Ijt2kxdi
— Kia Europe Press (@KiaPress_EU) Could 4, 2021
The Kia EV6 was launched final month and has since been put up for pre-order in Europe. Together with the announcement of the reservations, the corporate has additionally shared that the automotive can now be booked by way of native sellers in Europe as properly.
The EV6 will include two battery packs, with a battery of 77.4kWh capability within the prime trim and 58.0kWh capability in the usual trim. The brand new electrical automotive has been launched in EV6, EV6 GT and EV6 GT Line trims. Of those, the highest trim EV6 GT-line can be out there with each sorts of battery packs, whereas the EV6 GT, however, can be made out there with solely 77.4kWh capability battery. One other spotlight of the EV6 is that the automotive can be out there in each two wheel drive and 4 wheel drive choices.
Kia claims that the battery included within the EV6 electrical automotive may be charged as much as 80 p.c in simply 18 minutes and may cowl a distance of 100KM in lower than 4.5 seconds of charging. It has been launched with 800V and 400V charging functionality. The 2 wheel drive choice of the usual trim of the EV6 makes use of a 125kW energy motor, which might speed up the automotive from 0 to 100 kmph in simply 6.2 seconds. Its 4 wheel drive choice has a 173kW electrical motor.
On the identical time, the 2 wheel drive choice of the GT trim makes use of an electrical motor of 168kW capability, which generates 229PS of energy. The corporate claims that it could actually speed up from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in simply 5.2 seconds. Much more highly effective can be its 4 wheel drive trim, which could have a motor of 239kW capability, which can generate 325PS of energy. Probably the most highly effective would be the GT Line trim, which makes use of a 430kW twin motor. It generates torque of 740Nm. The corporate claims that this trim can speed up from 0 to 100 kmph in simply 3.5 seconds. The highest pace of this trim can be 260 kmph.