Kia EV6 GT Flexex its Supercar Acceleration: Faster than a Huracan Evo
Kia America formally unveiled the brand new EV6 GT efficiency crossover for the primary time in North America at The Quail motorsport gathering. The brand new EV6 GT is probably the most highly effective Kia manufacturing automobile ever produced and it marks a brand new period for the corporate’s electrification journey.
The brand new EV6 GT was constructed primarily based on the award-winning E-GMP modular platform. The mannequin is powered by a dual-motor e-AWD powertrain that delivers energy to all 4 wheels.
Moreover, the energy-dense 77.4 kWh Nickel/Cobalt/Manganese (80/10/10) battery pack serves the front-mounted 160 kWh and the rear-mounted 270 kWh motor to supply a mixed output energy of 576 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 3.4 seconds and the highest pace has been raised to 161 mph.
In an unbiased check carried out by main third social gathering AMCI, the EV6 GT out-accelerated the Ferrari Roma and the Lamborghini Huracan evo Spyder RWD.
The brand new mannequin has been outfitted with a sport suspension with electronically managed dampers and distinctive entrance suspension efficiency parts, dynamic damping management that improves the dealing with and an digital Restricted Slip Differential (e-LSD) that enhances the traction and stability when cornering by directing torque to the rear wheels.
The outside of the mannequin options rear aero spoiler, bigger ventilated disc brakes with monobloc callipers as commonplace in addition to Z-rated Goodyear Eagle F1 tires fitted with 21 inch alloy wheels as commonplace.
The EV6 GT introduces a brand new GT Drive Mode, My Drive Mode and Drift Mode along with the Eco, Sport, Regular and Snow drive modes. Moreover, the EV6 GT options 800 V quick charging capabilities, the driving force can cost upto 80% in simply 18 minutes at 350 kW chargers.
The inside of the mannequin options light-weight efficiency entrance bucket seats inscribed with the ‘GT’ moniker and inexperienced piping, neon accents on the cabin, ambient lighting throughout the door panels, centre console and striped motif on the higher dashboard and entrance centre armrest.
The EV6 GT is a part of the Kia ‘Plan S’ technique to launch at the very least two battery-electric autos (BEV) per yr and construct a full line-up of 14 BEVs by 2027. Moreover, the mannequin showcased the world-first patented multi-charging system supporting 400v and 800v DC charging which works on DC chargers with speeds starting from 50 kW to 350kW.