India's first electric SUV car! Here's all you need to know

Hyundai Kona Electric Car

New Delhi, July 9: Hyundai Motor India Ltd will launch ‘India’s first real electric SUV’, Kona Electric Car on Tuesday. 

Hyundai Kona Electric Car

Here's all you need to know about the new all-electric Hyundai Kona:

Internationally, Kona is available in two variants -- 39 kWh and 64 kWh battery pack. Reportedly, the more powerful battery variant would go on sale in India.Kona Electric Lite gets a 39.2 kWh lithium-ion battery and will offer peak power of 134.13 bhp and 395 Nm. It has a driving range of 312 km on a single charge.The 39.2kWh version can be fully charged in 6 hours, while the 64kWh battery pack takes around 9 hours to charge.

Currently, Hyundai has allotted 1,000 units of the Kona Electric for the Indian market which could be increased as per the demands.The Hyundai Kona Electric comes with a 100kW DC fast charger, which can charge the SUV up to 80% in just 54 minutes.

The car is expected to come with 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, heated and ventilated seats and more.In terms of safety, the car has six airbags, anti-lock brake system, blind spot detection, autonomous emergency braking, hill-start assist, real-time, traffic alert, etc

The Kona Electric is expected to be priced between Rs 25 lakh to Rs 30 lakh (ex-showroom) in India.

News24 Bureau

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