Hyundai announces Kona Elektro – First purely electric SUV worldwide

Hyundai announces Kona Elektro - First purely electric SUV worldwide-elektro

The Kona Elektro of Hyundai Motor will be the world’s first purely electrically powered SUV. The new, pure E-car of Hyundai should underline the leading position of the brand in the environmentally friendly vehicles. The Hyundai Kona Elektro will be available in the second half of 2018 in the trade. Here, the vehicle combines two important automotive trends in: battery-electric powered movement with a SUV vehicle character.

On the road the lifestyle SUV is coming into two drive variants with different large high-voltage batteries. Here, the large-scale capacity of the lithium-polymer battery units ensures a suitable for everyday use. The stronger of the two electro versions is expected to be reached even up to 470 km (according to new WLTP consumption standard). The torque electric motor gives the driver of a Kona electro a lot of driving pleasure and sporting performance. In addition to the advanced drive, the Kona Elektro shows its modern character in the topics of connectivity as well as security and driving assistance systems.

Hyundai announces Kona Elektro - First purely electric SUV worldwide-purely

The Kona Elektro complements the widely established portfolio of environmentally friendly vehicles of the automobile manufacturer. In addition to the IoniQ, the model conceived consistently for three alternative drives, Hyundai has already since 2013 with the IX35 Fuel Cell the first serial fuel cell vehicle in the program. Thus, the brand as the only manufacturer offers all important alternative drive forms in series. The second, completely newly developed generation of fuel cell SUV celebrates its launch in the summer of 2018. By 2020, Hyundai plans to bring 15 models with alternative drives on the world market. More details about the Hyundai Kona Elektro will be on 27. February 2018 published.

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