South Korean motor company Hyundai is set to launch India's first fully electric SUV, Kona Electric on Tuesday. Running cost of Kona electric SUV will reportedly be 80% lesser than petrol-run cars.
Hyundai Kona Electric has already hit the international market and is now set to be lauched in India. This electric SUV comes in two different variants globally - 39 kWh and 64 kWh battery versions. India will receive the 64 kWh version, which is more powerful.
According to ARAI, Kona Electric will have a range of 452 km per charge. This SUV is expected to be loaded with hi-tech and premium features like LED projector headlamps, automatic transmission, 8- inch touchscreen 8- speaker audio system and many more.
Kona EV will come with a fast-charging option. Hyundai Kona will take approximately 7-8 hours to charge completely, afterwhich, it is expected to run for about 452 km. Select Hyundai's dealerships will offer DC fast charging facilty.
With a top speed of 167 km/h, Kona Electric can produce a 395 Nm torque, which allows it to reach from 0 to 100km/h in less than 8 seconds.
Hyuindai's brand new Kona Electric is set to electricize the Indian market tomorrow. It will be priced between 25 - 30 lakh range.