Extra details about the upcoming 2019 Kona EV, a crossover battery electrical car remains to be popping out. The South Korean motor firm seems to be to place itself among the many main automakers within the electrical car business with the Kona EV.
The complete-electric car shall be launched later this 12 months as a 2019 mannequin and boasts of a 250-mile vary. This locations the 2019 Hyundai EV on the identical degree because the Chevrolet bolt and the Tesla fashions.
Michael O’Brien, the corporate’s vice chairman of company, product and digital planning mentioned on a current occasion that the mannequin’s value vary could be between $30,000 and $40,000 – following Common Motors’ lead. O’Brien referred to the value as aggressive.
Hyundai Kona comes with a 201hp electrical motor, giving out 291 pounds-feet torque. The electrical SUV contains a shift by wire transmission operated by a push of a button. The automotive additionally comes with some high-end security know-how that features sensible cruise management, lane holding help, ahead collision help, blind spot and rear cross site visitors help.
On the within of the automotive is a contact display show of both 7 or eight inches, and ventilated entrance seats. The 2019 Kona EV additionally comes with an Apple CarPlay and an Android auto, and a heads-up show.
There’s a charging system for each smartphone handset that exists. And in case your mannequin is just too new, then there’s additionally one thing for you, as you’ll be able to come out a wi-fi charger.
The Hyundai government mentioned that they had been but to finalize on the launch particulars, indicating that the automotive may not be accessible on all of the American states firstly. He, nevertheless, confirmed that it will be supplied to California and the opposite ten states that fall behind California’s zero-emission car mandate.
The Kona EV will put Hyundai within the increasing market of full-electric autos with Tesla Fashions S, three, and X presently taking the lead.
Different main manufacturers within the full-electric car business embody the Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, Chevrolet Bolt, Volkswagen e-Golf, and Kia Soul.
The 2019 Kona EV shall be becoming a member of the Hyundai Ioniq because the second full-electric car from the corporate.