The specifications for the Kia EV9 have been officially announced to the public. This SUV is an electric vehicle with a three-row passenger configuration that features the latest concept, design and technology. Pricing hasn’t been announced yet, but predictions start at £65,000 or the Rp equivalent. 1.2 billion.
Built on E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform), it is claimed to be able to provide a long range of up to 541 Km on a single charge. duck The EV9 is also equipped with an 800-volt ultra-fast charging capability that allows the battery to be recharged in a short time. In just 15 minutes, the car can be asked to drive up to 239 km.
Kia Corporation President, Director and Chief Executive Officer Ho Sung Song said, “The Kia EV9 was created to meet the needs of all family members, the Kia EV9 paved the way for Kia’s rapid transition into a sustainable mobility solutions”.
Speaking of the exterior of the EV9, the design language of the pure electric SUV adopts the “Bold for Nature” design, which inspires a combination of nature elements and materials. On paper, it has a wheelbase of 3,100mm, supported by different wheel options, namely 21in, 20in and 19in. With an overall length of 5,010 mm, a width of 1,980 mm and a height of 1,755 mm. More or less chubby Hyundai hoarding.
The grille design still adopts Kia’s signature “Digital Tiger Face”. Not to be missed, the use of LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) in the form of a “star map” creates an animated lighting pattern.
Kia EV9 offers a wide choice of seating configurations that can meet the different needs of its users. There are 7- and 6-seat configurations available, as well as a variety of second row seating options for a total of four options to suit various situations, such as when the car is in motion, charging and at rest.
The first row has relaxation seats that shape the seat position into a comfortable reclining position. Then, in the second row, for the first time among global EV models, Kia offers four seating options, including standard seats with 3 bench patterns, basic type, relaxation type, and captain seats with two seats that can rotate up to 180° grades, so as to provide a wide range of options for customers to choose from.
RWD and AWD drives
The Kia EV9 features a wide selection of electric propulsion configurations based on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and leveraging Kia’s fourth generation battery technology. The use of a battery capacity of 76,1 kWh is exclusively offered as a rear-wheel drive variant or Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).
There is also the Long Range option which adopts a 99.8 kWh battery and is combined with all-wheel drive (AWD).
The RWD Long Range variant uses a single 150 kW or 201 PS electric motor with 350 Nm of torque, which can accelerate this electric SUV from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.4 seconds. There is also a RWD Standard Range variant with a single electric motor capable of producing 160 kW or 214.5 PS and 350 Nm of torque. The RWD Standard Range variant can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8.2 seconds.
Then the AWD variant which is equipped with two electric motors produces a total power of up to 283 kW or 380 hp and a combined torque of 600 Nm. This powerful combination allows the EV9 to go from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6, 0 seconds.
The Kia EV9 will also go on sale in select global markets starting in the second half of this year. As for the price, some media are predicting the price to be £65,000 or the Rp equivalent. 1.2 billion. With the EV9, Kia is poised to set a new standard for electric vehicles that will revolutionize the concept of traveling in style and comfort.
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