2015 Kia Soul EV Target Range Of 120 Miles More Details

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2015 Kia Soul EV: Target Of 120 Miles, More Details

Kia EV camouflaged prototype

Kia is getting the ball rolling on its first electric car.

The 2015 Kia EV will be the first electric car by Kia to be marketed outside Korea it goes on sale next

Based on the recently-introduced, second-generation Soul tall wagon, the EV will feature a 27-kilowatt-hour battery pack powering an motor that produces 81 (109 horsepower) and 210 pound-feet of

Kia says that will get its Soul EV test cars 0 to 62 mph in less than 12 seconds, and them a top speed of around 90

Range is estimated at more 120 miles per charge. Recharging take about five from a 240-volt Level 2 station, or 25 minutes from a DC quick-charging station.

Kia did not specify whether the Soul EV use the CHAdeMO quick-charging standard—which is by the Nissan Leaf and the small of Mitsubishi i-MiEVs on the road—or the CCS that is supported by American and car makers.

Kia Soul EV badge

To the eco-friendly nature of the powertrain, Kia recycled materials for the Soul interior, including plastics, and fabrics made from rather than petrochemical as well as low-volatility organic

The Soul EV will also be with a Virtual Engine System (VESS) that an audio alert for at speeds 12 mph. It serves the same as the Pedestrian Alert Function in the 2014 Chevrolet Spark EV .

Kia Soul EV

running may be the only way to distinguish a EV from one its gasoline-powered siblings. than badges, model-specific alloy wheels will be the visual clue.

When it arrives in 2014, the EV will be the first electric Kia will be able to drive, but not the company’s first attempt at an car.

The Kia Ray EV was introduced in Korea in based on a minicar normally by a 1.0-liter gasoline engine. Kia it has applied lessons learned that car to the Soul EV.

Kia hasn’t discussed any anticipated volumes for the Soul EV, which let buyers understand whether a genuine mass-market item, or a car only offered in areas regulations that encourage or zero-emission vehicles.

More may be revealed at the upcoming Los Angeles Show.


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