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Also see: Hyundai Kona Electric First Drive Video
Jul 09, 01:06 PM (IST)
Jul 09, 01:01 PM (IST)
A dual tone version also exists in the Hyundai Kona Electric range for an additional INR 20000 only.
Jul 09, 12:50 PM (IST)
Jul 09, 12:48 PM (IST)
And the introductory price for the Hyundai India Kona Electric as announced by Vikas Jain, AVO - National Sales head Hyundai Motor India is INR 25.3 lakhs.
Jul 09, 12:44 PM (IST)
Additional value benefits offered by Hyundai on the Kona Electric
Collaborations with IOCL in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai where charging stations will be added to existing fuel stations. A running cost that is 1/5th of regular IC engine car
Jul 09, 12:42 PM (IST)
That's what the charging stations look like.
An interesting fact. In certain cities Hyundai will also offer a car to car charging option. Another #ona will come to your Kona and car to car charging will take place when needed.
Jul 09, 12:37 PM (IST)
Some interesting features on the Hyundai Kona Electric Multiple driving modes, shift on the fly transmission and a motor capable of 9.7 seconds to 100kph, multiple displays that show you tons of information for optimising every drive and delivering maximum range.
Jul 09, 12:29 PM (IST)
So the three platforms Hyundai is talking about are for standard range (300km plus), a long range (500km plus) and a performance long range (500km and better dynamics/ driving pleasure)
Jul 09, 12:25 PM (IST)
With the 64KWH battery and the 150KW motor, the Hyundai #Kona is capable of an astonishing 557km range. However India will be getting the 39.2KW long range battery which will give us an ARAI certified range of 452km/charge
Jul 09, 12:25 PM (IST)
S S Kim, MD and CEO of Hyundaiotoe India takes to the stage to talk about Hyundai India launch of the Kona Electric. Says 40 eco friendly and 23 electric vehicles will be available by 2025.
Jul 09, 12:24 PM (IST)
The Hyundai Kona is the world's first electric SUV to offer 3 electrified powertrains in a single platform.
Jul 09, 12:23 PM (IST)
Y S Kim, Head of Ecotech development at Hyundai takes to the stage to take us through the entire global electrification programme and Hyundai's role in it.
Jul 09, 12:22 PM (IST)
Interesting, YS Kim says the carrot and stick approach would work for electrification. So yes subsidies Wil establish EVs and slowly transitions to non aided formats will follow
Jul 09, 12:17 PM (IST)
The power is rated at 203PS for the larger pack and 134PS for the smaller pack
Jul 09, 12:14 PM (IST)
Kona Electric will offer, a pathbreaking 8 years 160K kilometre warranty for the high voltage battery. In addition, Hyundai has tied up with MapMyIndia to display compatible charging stations across the country thorough HMIL website and their app.