2024 Kia EV9 enters ultimate take a look at part, debut set for Q1 2023


Kia’s giant three-row electrical folks mover is coming quickly.

On Thursday, the South Korean automaker teased the 2024 Kia EV9 in near-production kind. Kia launched images of a camouflaged prototype present process what the corporate calls “ultimate technical testing.”

Kia confirmed the EV9 will debut within the first quarter of 2023.

The EV9 will dethrone the Telluride because the automaker’s costliest mannequin and de facto flagship.

2024 Kia EV9 undergoes final testing

2024 Kia EV9 undergoes ultimate testing

Kia previewed the EV9 in idea kind on the 2021 Los Angeles auto present. Executives confirmed to Motor Authority the idea represented 80% to 90% of what’s going to seem within the manufacturing mannequin.

The inside has but to be seen, however count on a toned-down model of the idea, with three rows of seats and floating screens on the dashboard just like what’s within the newest Telluride. Whereas related in measurement and seating capability, the EV9 will characteristic extra inside area than the Telluride because of the packaging benefits of its electrical powertrain.

Regardless of its giant measurement, the EV9 will experience on the firm’s E-GMP platform similar to the smaller EV6 and its company cousins, which embody the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Ioniq 6, and Genesis GV60. An 800-volt electrical structure will allow quick charging capabilities, whereas a dual-motor structure will present all-wheel drive and as much as 576 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque.

Kia has famous the EV9 may have about 300 miles of vary in some trims.

The EV9 would be the second of 14 EVs Kia plans to launch by 2027.


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