All-electric Kona will be Hyundai’s first EV in India; expected to be privately amassed and valued at about Rs 25 lakh.
Hyundai will dispatch its first all-electric model in India, the Kona Electric, on July 9, 2019. Uncovered in February a year ago, the Kona EV looks pretty much indistinguishable to the standard Kona, however with the detectable absence of a grille, alongside amalgam wheels interesting to the model.
Hyundai Kona Electric India launch
We had first announced in March a year ago that Hyundai had plans to convey its electric SUV to India, alongside its arrangements to locally collect to hold costs within proper limits. The EV was likewise spotted testing on Indian streets later in the year.
In global markets, the Kona EV is accessible with two alternatives – a 39kW battery pack with about 312km asserted range and a 64kW unit with a 482km territory on a solitary charge. For India, Hyundai is required to bring the 39kW model, which makes what could be compared to 136hp and 395Nm of pinnacle torque, and has an asserted 0-100kph time of 9.7sec and a top speed of 155kph.
The lithium-particle battery pack can be charged to 80 percent limit in as meager as 54min utilizing a 100kW DC quick charger, or 6hr 10min from a standard AC source.
Expected to be evaluated in the Rs 25 lakh locale (ex-showroom), Hyundai isn’t hoping to sell in excess of 60 units per month of the Kona Electric.