Big feat for Hyundai KONA Electric - India's first long range green SUV!
The motor develops 40.27 kgm of torque distributed to the front wheels giving an acceleration of 0- 100 kmph in just 9.7 seconds.
South Korean automotive giant Hyundai's newly launched electric vehicle KONA is getting an electrifying response! Hyundai's green SUV KONA electric has received 120 confirmed customer bookings post its India launch on July 9, 2019. Also, the carmaker has received 10,000 test drive customer requests. Noteworthy, KONA electric has 15,000 customers in global markets since April 2018.
Hyundai on July 9 has launched India’s First Fully Electric SUV- KONA Electric. The green SUV offers 452 Kms/Charge. The car is priced at Rs 25.30 lakhs (ex-showroom).
The KONA Electric powertrain employs a 136ps permanent-magnet synchronous electric motor powered by a high-voltage 39.2 kWh advanced lithium-ion polymer battery. The motor develops 40.27 kgm of torque distributed to the front wheels giving an acceleration of 0- 100 kmph in just 9.7 seconds. The battery system has liquid-cooling technology and battery pack has high energy density.
KONA's infotainment system offers various advanced connectivity features, including standard Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The standard 17.77cm touchscreen infotainment includes AM/FM/MP3, auxiliary input, voice-command recognition and Rear View Monitor.
Commenting on the achievement of 120 bookings in 10 days, Hyundai KONA Electric bookings, Vikas Jain, National Sales Head, Hyundai Motor India Ltd. said, “We have received an electrifying response to India’s First Long Range Green SUV – KONA Electric with 120 Confirmed Bookings in just 10 days of its launch expressing the Indian customers’ acceptance to high end future technologies offered by Hyundai. The change of perception and adaptability is clearly visible as there is huge interest and request for test drives.”
Jain further adds, “KONA Electric is a proven and award winning Global Electric SUV creating new benchmarks in Clean mobility since its global launch in April 2018. Our overall goal is to offer an SUV with long range and high performance with fun to drive quotient to our Indian customers."