Kia has delivered a total of 200 EV6 electric hybrids in the Indian market. Brought as a CBU, this figure is double of what was anticipated the year when the model was launched. Because of the developing interest, Kia is wanting to additional increment the portion of the EV6 in India and clear the maximum pending deliveries this year. The specific number of extra allocations hasn’t been uncovered yet.
Kia got 355 bookings for the EV6 even before its send off and the carmaker keeps on getting extra bookings. The EV6 is Kia’s flagship EV and its first electric model for India. It was launched at a beginning cost of Rs 59.95 lakh and deliveries initiated the month before.
The EV6 for India is accessible just with the 77.4kWh battery pack. In the single-engine, back tire drive appearance. It makes 229hp and 350Nm, while in the all-wheel drive, double engine guise, it makes 325hp and 605Nm. The EV6 has an ARAI-asserted scope of up to 708km and it is viable with 350kW DC fast chargers.
The EV6 is based on the Hyundai Group’s e-GMP platform that also underpins the upcoming Hyundai Ioniq 5 crossover, its future rival. In our market, the EV6 currently takes on the likes of the Volvo XC40 Recharge.
The EV6 is Kia’s just electric model in the Indian market. Be that as it may, the carmaker is dealing with a mass-market, India-driven EV, which is expected by 2025.
Kia is additionally expanding on the fast charging network in India. In July, the carmaker introduced a 150kW charger at its Gurugram showroom and, in August, it introduced a considerably quicker 240kW charger at its Kochi showroom. Kia India has plans to install 15 additional 150kW chargers in 12 cities.