Kia Soul EV 2015 is officially unveiled at the Chicago.The electric crossover will go on sale later this year with a single battery lithium-ion batteries (27 kWh) will be able to move about 200 km.On a standard charge of 240 V battery is full 5 hours and with 100 kW quick charger for only 25 minutes.
Vehicle or a motor with 81 kW/110KS and 285 Nm, drive is to the front wheels, acceleration to 100 km / h in 12 seconds, while top speed is 145 km / h.
New Kia Soul EV 2015 will be led by Kia’s new program ‘ pure mobility ‘ that would later become an environmentally friendly mode of transport for our customers around the world, ” emphasizes Thomas Oh , executive vice president of Kia Motors Corporation .
“Although this is Kia’s first model of the electric drive , which will be sold globally , Soul EV second generation Kia electric vehicles . So far acquired significant experience in the development and implementation of vehicle Ray RV in the past three years . ”
On the front pair of wheels driven Kia Soul EV 2015 was developed based on the new Soul, which arrives on the market at the beginning of 2014. year. It is powered by an electric motor with 110 hp (81 kW ) of its power to the front pair of wheels is transferred through reduced unit.
Thanks to the 285 Nm of torque electric motor ensures dynamic and fun that come with a significant acceleration ( anticipated to be from 0-100 km / h achieved in less than 12 seconds ) and a top speed of 145 km / h . In order to maximize the effectiveness and reach potential model Soul EV regenerative braking to charge the battery during braking or when driving at idle.
Charging is accomplished by including Soul EV in regular household outlet. Charging that lasts up to five hours at a voltage of 240 V or 230 V fully charged battery and can be recharged for 25 minutes as part of the ” fast ” charging at a voltage of 100 kW .
The lack of engine noise , combined with special material that helps with soundproofing will create a very quiet cabin experience in electrical Soul . In this way it contributes to the high level of quality that is almost the same as in premium vehicles. Due to the almost complete silence , in the interest of safety of pedestrians , Soul EV will be equipped with a sound system VESS (Virtual Engine Sound System) that emits warning beeps when the car is driven at speeds above 20 km / h and still when moving backwards .
Kia Soul EV 2015 based on the new 2014 Kia Soul , which contains many significant improvements over first generation of the popular Soul . The changes include the implementation of a completely new platform (which is based on the new cee ` du ) with larger ( 2,570 mm ) wheelbase and even 29 % harder bodywork and updated suspension . This resulted in significantly improved driving dynamics , handling and stable ride and more mature behavior on the road.
Like the 2014 model Kia Soul ,new Kia Soul EV 2015 will amaze you with its stylish design and modern exterior features that emphasize discrete electrical power. The sleek new look inspired by the concept car Kia Track’ster presented 2012th years and holds a legendary figure ” cubed shoulder ” which is celebrated with Soul first generation .
Soul EV will provide customers with an additional level of projection headlamps , LED daytime running lights , LED tail lamps and an aerodynamically designed 16- inch alloy wheels .
Review of new Kia Soul EV 2015
Interior of the Kia Soul EV 2015 decorated by unique Supervision gauges and center console with 8- inch screen. Ideal for environmentally friendly vehicles , the interior will be filled with eco-friendly recycled materials , which include a plastic, a foam , a fabric and was processed PET packaging. How would all be in harmony with nature there are organic substances with low vaporization and newly developed antibacterial materials and colors .