In South Korea debuted the Kia Niro EV
In South Korea, at the motor show in Busan premiere of the all-electric compact crossover Kia Niro EV. In South Korea, its sales will begin before the end of this year. In other countries it will appear next year, writes the Chronicle.info with reference to Autonews
Kia last month showed Niro EV, but then almost nothing about it do not tell. Now we know that it is equipped with an electric motor and lithium-ion battery in two capacity variants – to 39.2 kWh 64 kWh. Power plant – 204 HP Version with battery 64 kWh on one charge passes about 380 km and with battery at 39.2 kWh – about 240 km. Fast battery charging to 80% takes just 54 minutes.
Salon electric Niro is markedly different from the salons of hybrid cars and trucks with a rechargeable hybrid powertrain Kia (Hyundai Ioniq Electric differs from its standard version).
Electric crossover is passive and active safety systems and Autonomous driving system of the second generation, operating at speeds up to 80 km/h (it integrates the system “Intelligent Stop & Go” and the Following Lane Assist).
Sales of Kia Niro EV will begin before the end of this year. However, initially it will be offered only to residents of South Korea.