Kia has revealed the first exterior and inside design pictures for its upcoming electrical car, the EV6 – and it definitely appears like an automobile constructed for the new period of electrification.
Set to turn out to be the first of the South Korean manufacturer’s vehicles to be obtainable completely as an EV (moderately than alongside a hybrid model), the EV6 – which is scheduled for an official unveiling later this month – is packed to the rafters with gadgets and gizmos that Kia says will embrace interactions between people and machines.
We’ll know extra on the car’s technical specifications – and what these interactions may imply, precisely – when the EV6 is formally introduced worldwide, however these pictures do present a glimpse at what sort of tech to count on from Kia’s newest entry within the EV market.
The exterior is stated to be modelled on a ‘Digital Tiger Face’, which appears to mix a wise, futuristic aesthetic with sensible technology while additionally retaining aerodynamics in thoughts (in addition to trying like a Tiger, apparently).
At the front of the car, dynamic headlights sit above Kia’s new ‘Tiger Nose Grille’ – which focuses on low air consumption and channeling airflow beneath the car – whereas the windshield appears positioned at a noticeably sharper angle than you’d usually count on.
The rear of the EV6 is adorned with a very futuristic-looking set of tail lights, whereas a roof spoiler provides a sportier really feel to an in any other case minimalist crossover SUV.
It’s what’s on the inside that counts
The inside, although, is the place issues actually take a flip for the Blade Runner.
From a technology standpoint, the inside of the EV6 is the primary to be designed using Kia’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP). While we do not but know precisely what this new system will deliver to the car, the EV6 is nonetheless the first vehicle to benefit from the manufacturer’s newest inside technology.
What we can pick out from these images is a dual-screen, curved HD navigation show of the type we’ve seen from Mercedes. Extending from the steering wheel throughout to the centre of the automotive, the AVN (audio-visual navigation) system seems to display a route map in the entrance of the driver, with infotainment content placed above the centre console.
Interestingly, there appears to be a minimal number of physical buttons on this dual-screen setup, suggesting drivers may navigate the AVN system using solely steering wheel controls and voice commands.
For the passengers, HVAC (heating, airflow and air conditioning) settings could be managed utilizing a series of haptic buttons, whereas Kia says all 5 seats are created using recycled plastics.
Karim Habib, Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Global Design Center, stated of the upcoming automotive: “With EV6 we aimed to create a distinctive, impactful design through the use of a mix of refined, high-tech features while offering a novel area as a futuristic EV.”
It’s not but clear what the EV6 will appear to be under the hood – or certainly the precise nature of the applied sciences to be found inside it – but it’s apparent that Kia has designed its newest EV with the long run in thoughts.
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