Kia has Tweet Through this information about EV6 getting excellent response in Europe. Kia’s first electric car has received 7,300 reservations from across Europe and 26,000 people have shown interest in the car. Kia’s have to say That this number is 300 times more than their estimated sales for 2021. This means that the company has already crossed its sales figure for this year. Production of the EV6 will start in the middle of this year. Although the exact date has not been given. Given the high demand in Europe, it is expected to have high demand in the global market as well.
News | Kia has opened factory orders for the groundbreaking EV6 following a successful European reservation phase. Kia successfully obtained more than 33,000 prospects (300% of Kia Europe’s business plan), including more than 7,300 reservations. #kia #KiaEV6 #MovementThatInspires pic.twitter.com/x9Ijt2kxdi
— Kia Europe Press (@KiaPress_EU) May 4, 2021
The Kia EV6 was launched last month and has since been put up for pre-order in Europe. Along with the announcement of the reservations, the company has also shared that the car can now be booked through local dealers in Europe as well.
The EV6 will come with two battery packs, with a battery of 77.4kWh capacity in the top trim and 58.0kWh capacity in the standard trim. The new electric car has been launched in EV6, EV6 GT and EV6 GT Line trims. Of these, the top trim EV6 GT-line will be available with both types of battery packs, while the EV6 GT, on the other hand, will be made available with only 77.4kWh capacity battery. Another highlight of the EV6 is that the car will be available in both two wheel drive and four wheel drive options.
Kia claims that the battery included in the EV6 electric car can be charged up to 80 percent in just 18 minutes and can cover a distance of 100KM in less than 4.5 seconds of charging. It has been introduced with 800V and 400V charging capability. The two wheel drive option of the standard trim of the EV6 uses a 125kW power motor, which can accelerate the car from 0 to 100 kmph in just 6.2 seconds. Its four wheel drive option has a 173kW electric motor.
Whereas, the two wheel drive option of the GT trim uses an electric motor of 168kW capacity, which generates 229PS of power. The company claims that it can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 5.2 seconds. Even more powerful will be its four wheel drive trim, which will have a motor of 239kW capacity, which will generate 325PS of power. The most powerful will be the GT Line trim, which uses a dual motor of 430kW capacity. It generates torque of 740Nm. The company claims that this trim can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in just 3.5 seconds. The top speed of this trim will be 260 kmph.