Hyundai Motor Business not long ago unveiled its new generation KONA subcompact SUV and now we have pretty to start with actual-globe pictures of the new electric powered variant captured in South Korea.
With the all-new KONA, Hyundai Motor has brought its motivation to sustainable mobility and engineering-led style wondering to develop its EV offerings — innovated and innovative by the award-profitable IONIQ lineup — whilst also assembly the numerous mobility requires of its prospects with a selection of powertrains.
“Upscaled with KONA’s exceptional character, the all-new KONA confidently expresses its daring and dynamic existence,” stated SangYup Lee, Govt Vice President and Head of Hyundai Design Middle. “KONA has evolved in each respect to embrace an even wider selection of diversity, to develop into a genuine lifestyle supporter.”
Upscaled KONA conveys more dynamic highway presence, accommodates additional ‘living space’
The all-new KONA has advanced into a more substantial yet nonetheless city-centric SUV with bolder styling that conveys a far more dynamic road presence and driver-centric interior. To give maximized ‘living space’ for consumers, the all-new model grew to 4,355 mm in length, which is 150 mm for a longer time from the past era, based on the EV variant. It also gained 25 mm in width and 60 mm in wheelbase size in comparison to the outgoing model without having losing any of its legendary design and style identification.
As opposed to most vehicles that are produced out there with a selection of powertrains, the KONA begun with the EV variant layout, which was then tailored the design and style for the ICE, HEV and N Line types. This unconventional solution permitted Hyundai to bring tech-centric style and design imagining to all KONA variants. Irrespective of the shared architecture, EV, ICE/HEV and sporty N Line product has distinct futuristic styling.
The all-new KONA’s clear, distinctive nose characterizes the front section’s pure quantity, which contributes to the model’s smooth aerodynamic general performance. The pure volume is highlighted by the stretched Seamless Horizon Lamp, which is pixelated on the EV variant, marking the very first Hyundai product with a Pixelated Seamless Horizon Lamp that provides to the EV’s distinct character. KONA’s use of Parametric Pixels also propagates a distinct layout aspect from Hyundai’s popular EV lineup.
Regardless of its futuristic appearance, the all-new KONA in no way allows one particular overlook that it’s an SUV. Its dynamic styling is accentuated with boldly sculpted wheel arch cladding that incorporates headlamps and taillamps, reinforcing KONA’s robust underpinning.
The all-new KONA is replete with parametric surfaces. The sharp diagonal crease of the sides connects the satin chrome molding from the belt line to the spoiler, building a contour that wraps all around the complete car or truck. The rear features a different Seamless Horizon Lamp as properly as a large-mounted end lamp (HMSL) that is seamlessly built-in within just the satin chrome molding of the spoiler.
There are quite a few styling versions amongst the powertrain variants. The EV receives pixel graphic aspects on the ingestion grille and rear bumper, a pixel-encouraged 19-inch alloy wheel design, black embracing line and optional black aspect mirrors and roof. The ICE and HEV share a daring and rugged bumper and skid plate structure, and black wheel arch cladding. The N Line offers optional black facet mirrors and roof, wing-style spoiler, far more aggressive entrance and rear models with wing-formed bumper to emphasize a reduce stance, distinctive 19-inch alloy wheels, twin muffler and silver side skirt.
Life-style-supporting usability with driver-oriented layout and sensible characteristics
The all-new KONA’s bigger inside ‘living space’ gives simple features and an advanced in-automobile expertise to accommodate varied lifestyles. The EV-derived universal architecture accommodates a sporty format with floating horizontal C-Pad to emphasize KONA’s slim and vast inside, giving a adaptable place for driver and passengers.
The 12.3-inch dual broad displays and floating module impart a substantial-tech effect. Ambient lighting improves the person expertise and ease. With the column form shift-by-wire relocated from the middle console to at the rear of the steering wheel, it delivers an uncluttered layout and supplemental area for belongings in the central tunnel.
The next-row Curve-less Bench Seat reinforces KONA’s 21st century urban structure aesthetic. This dwelling room offers a exclusive experience with greatest usability, ease and comfort and convenience. Guiding the next row is a maximized cargo space.
A lot more aspects of all-new Hyundai KONA will be unveiled in the coming months.