KIA tests competitor Tesla Model 3

KIA tests competitor Tesla Model 3

February 18, 2021 0 By autotimesnews

The new Kia is known as the Kia CV or Kia EV for now. It is believed that the new electric car will be able to compete with the recognized best-seller Tesla Model 3.

KIA continues to test its new Kia CV (Kia EV) electric car. “Fresh” spy photos of the camouflaged novelty are shared by Thekoreancarblog portal.

Before us is an electric SUV with a coupe-like silhouette that is fashionable today. The novelty will receive the latest E-GMP architecture, and its design resembles the Imagine by Kia electric show car. For example, the production car borrowed from the conceptual design of the radiator grille, which here has a purely decorative function.

It is expected that the commercial electric cars will receive a 313-horsepower power plant and a battery with good capacity. Its resource will be enough for a Korean electric car to travel about 550 kilometers without recharging.

Up to a hundred, the new zero-emission coupe-like SUV will accelerate in 5.2 seconds.

The brand is also working on a sports version of its electrocross, according to South Korean media reports. Such an electric car will gain a hundred in 3.5 seconds, and it will also support fast charging technology.

The serial electric car for Europe will debut in April this year. In total, by 2025, the Koreans are going to expand their electric model line to six cars. All of them will get the E-GMP platform.

Meanwhile, the first electric crossover Skoda has received a sports version. This electric car has an exclusive design with black accents and special nameplates.