Hyundai Kona sets new world Record [Jan 20, 2020]
Hyundai`s First electric SUV Hyundai Kona has emerged as a tough competitor in the evolving electric vehicle space in India. Hyundai Motor India has driven its made-in-India Kona to an altitude of 5,731m to Sawula Pass in Tibet, comfortably breaking the previous record of 5,715.28-m altitude by any electric car. With this proven performance, the company has made it to the prestigious ‘Guinness World Records’.
The achievement personifies Kona Electric’s powerful performance and assurance of its range and capability to outperform in any weather conditions across extreme geographies and demographics.
With this feat, Kona has proved itself as a reliable electric vehicle in extreme conditions. During the expedition, the car performed on harsh weather conditions such as low temperatures, continuous snowfall and icy tarmacs. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in Kona ensured the stability of the vehicle in handling all road conditions.
SS Kim, managing director & CEO, Hyundai Motor India, said, “Kona Electric making to the prestigious Guinness World Records feat has been a proud moment for everyone and remarkable feat for HMIL. Kona has brought revolution by demolishing various myths about electric vehicles that they are not only meant for Cities.
What you should know about Hyundai Kona Electric ???
Kona is the first long-range green SUV with 452 km/charge (ARAI certified). Customers will be provided with two chargers along with the car — a portable charger and an AC wall box charger. Additionally, in select cities (Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai) a special electric fleet (Kona electric to Kona electric) fitted with power converter is providing emergency charging support to the customers. Kona Electric would be available with a warranty for three years and unlimited km.
kona has very Low Running Cost (Approx. 1/5th of IC Engine). As per the Hyudai`s internal testing figures , the vehicle has Impressive Acceleration : 0-100 km/h in just 9.7* s. The vehicle comes with 3 Drive mode but Sport Mode is best for thrilling drive experience. The vehicle has 8 years/160,000 km unlimited battery warranty.
Exteriors : KONA Electric is a world apart for many reasons, design being one of them. From bold exteriors to sleek LED lighting and fine detailing.Distinctive split type LED Headlamps with LED DRLs
& the twin headlight design features powerful headlights, with full LED headlights.KONA Electric has been designed to look good and run better. Featuring a closed grille, aerodynamically optimized wheels and underbody, as well as an active air flap in the front bumper.The charge port has LEDs which show the charging status and level of charge.
Safety at the Top Level : KONA Electric comes with superior safety features. Made of ultra-high tensile strength steel, KONA Electric offers high impact energy absorption that keeps the passengers safe in the unfortunate event of a collision. The cabin has been especially designed to disperse energy to reduce impact on the occupants.Six airbags reveal Hyundai's uncompromising approach to safety engineering. Dual front airbags, front seat side- impact and side curtain airbags work together with the seat belts to take the safety of the vehicle to an un-parallel level.When the vehicle is in motion, Virtual Enginess Sound System (VESS ) generates an engine sound to ensure pedestrian safety.
Get ready for a hassle-free life with KONA Electric that has been created to fit in your world seamlessly. Now you can access your phone, your favourite music and maps, using the multimedia touchscreen display that comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. To ensure your phone never runs out of battery, there is a wireless charging pad..
On 17.77 cm touchscreen display, you can find out Energy information, Power consumption, Eco driving and charge management. All information you want to know about your electric vehicle is just a touch away.