The Hyundai Kona Electric gets substantial exterior changes to convey its electric powercar.The front grille is replaced a sleeker, body coloured closed unit and incorporates a flap to cover the charging socket beside the Hyundai badge. The headlight design remains sharp just like the conventional version. The Kona Electric also sits taller by 15 mm over the petrol version, while the front and rear bumpers have been revised to be aerodynamic.

Inside, the Hyundai Kona Electric looks a lot like the conventional, but gets a digital dashboard, head-up display and 7-inch infotainment touchscreen although it can be upgraded to an 8-inch unit. The electric SUV also comes with ventilated front seats that are electrically adjustable. The infotainment system also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. There are a five-seater SUVs offers a boot capacity of 373 litres.

Internationally though, the Kona Electric will also be offered in the long-range 64 kWh version that can do about 470 kmph in a single charge. This unit will also get a larger 150 kW electric motor with 395 Nm on offer and will be able to sprint from 0-100 kmph in 7.6 seconds.


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