New particulars have been revealed for the Kia EV6 GT, the vary topping model of the Korean marque’s electrical crossover. The EV6 GT will go on sale later this yr and might be by far essentially the most highly effective automotive Kia has ever made.
The GT options two motors, the entrance one produces 214 bhp in the meantime the rear motor manages 362 bhp because of using a second inverter. The GT additionally has Hyundai Motor Group’s e-LSD restricted slip differential to stability energy between all 4 wheels.
Energy stems from the identical 77.6 kWh battery at present discovered all through the EV6 lineup, in the meantime vary is 263 miles. 0-62 mph takes simply 3.5 seconds, which means the GT is faster off the road than a Porsche Taycan 4S.
The EV6’s 800-volt structure permits for speedy charging at speeds of as much as 350 kW. Therefore a 10-80% cost takes as little as 18 minutes. The GT additionally has a number of distinctive options, equivalent to a GT Drive Mode which adjusts the e-LSD motors, steering, suspension and brakes for improved efficiency.
Talking to British publication Autocar, Hyundai Motor Group head of R & D Albert Biermann said the next:
“We began GT on the Stinger, and the GT is all the time the highest of the road mannequin. It is not a automotive for the racetrack, it is a completely different story. That is designed for lengthy distance touring, and it provides good pace, whereas being pleasurable to drive.”
Aesthetically the GT good points 21″ alloys, a clamshell bonnet, new entrance / rear bumpers, an aero spoiler and a number of other different performance-oriented items of equipment to tell apart it from the common EV6. It additionally options suede bucket seats and GT badging throughput its inside.
Though pricing is but to be introduced, Biermann informed Autocar that the GT will rival autos that value twice as a lot because it.