what we already know about the large electric SUV

what we already know about the large electric SUV

The new Kia EV9 is about to be revealed to the public: here’s what we already know about the 100% Korean giant SUV of the future.

Next time Kia EV9 was preceded by Concept of EV9presented at the Los Angeles Auto Show in 2021: the future flagship of 100% electric Kia it is still under development and should be revealed to the public soon, so that the sale comes at the beginning of 2023.

The first technical information on the future electric SUV of the Korean company, based on the E-GMP platform shared by Hyundai, has leaked on the Internet: a reader of our American colleagues from Car and Driver participated in a customer survey, and found a list of possible technical characteristics of the Kia EV9.

Kia EV9: the next five versions

If this information should still be taken with a grain of salt, it gives a good idea of ​​the future type of 100% electric 7-seater SUV, with details on the engine, price and autonomy of each of its vehicles. Version 5, although their name is still a mystery.

of the first level to finish The Kia EV9 has an electric motorization 200 horsepower and 340 Nm of torqueand making it possible to go from 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in 8.5 seconds: it would be offered at a price of $56,000 (i.e. approx. €51,300), and would give a a distance of 354 kilometers.

Kia EV9: up to 467 kilometers of range

of the second level of trim is a variation of the first one, which we imagine with a more powerful battery: 0 to 96 km/h is consumed in 8.9 seconds, and a distance of 467 kilometersall for a price of $61,000 (approx €55,900)

of the third level of trim It has a more powerful electric motor, which continues 400 horsepower with 515 Nm of torque : makes it possible to reach 96 km / h in 6 seconds, for a distance of 418 kilometers. In terms of price, you will need to calculate $63,000 (ie approx €57,700)

of fourth trim level is the third level version, with larger 20-inch rims, while the previous versions have 19-inch rims. If the performance does not change, thenfreedom increases to 386 kmand at a price of $68,000 (approx 62.300 €), we think that the equipment is more extensive.

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Kia EV9: launch at 1er quarter of 2023

To give you fifth trim level The Kia EV9, the most expensive, will cost you no less than $73,000 (approx 66.900 €): at this price, you have the motorization of 400 horsepower with 650 Nm of torque, allowing you to go from 0 to 96 km/h (60 mph) in 5.2 seconds. The rims are 21 inches and black, while freedom is 386 km.

The Kia EV9 will be officially unveiled in detail in the coming weeks. His business is still pending 1er quarter of 2023.

Source: Car and Driver

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