Kia has launched the EV6 range, its first dedicated electric vehicles, planned to be the first of 11 new global BEVs from Kia by 2026. The Korean manufacturer should be applauded for really going for the low-carbon standard in its vehicles as the Kia EV6 has achieved product carbon footprint certification and ‘Carbon Measured’ label from the global climate change and sustainability consultancy of the Carbon Trust.
Five EV6 variants are available from launch, to be followed by a high-performance ‘GT’ next year.
The EV6 brings long-range, zero-emissions power, 800V ultra-fast charging and distinctive styling to the crossover SUV market. The 800V charging capability means the EV6 can go from 10-to-80 per cent battery charge in just 18 minutes.
See what we mean about really going for the green market? Drivers with charging anxiety are going to love this.
“EV6 is the embodiment of the new Kia. It is born to inspire every journey, through bold design, progressive engineering, innovative technologies, and exciting electric performance,” Ho Sung Song, Kia’s President and CEO said. “EV6 also represents the beginning of Kia’s long-term commitment to sustainable mobility, accelerating the transition not only to clean transportation, but also products, materials and manufacturing.”