Kia has revealed pricing and technical specifications for its upcoming all-electric car, the Kia EV6.

In the UK, Kia EV6 pricing will start at €40,895 for the base EV6 with rear-wheel drive (RWD) and rise to €51,895 for the all-wheel drive EV6 GT-Line.

Pre-bookings for the Kia EV6 end at 10:59pm BST on 30th April 2021, and deliveries are scheduled to begin as early as October 2021. For those not quick enough to reserve an EV6, blanket orders will begin as early as May 18, 2021.

As of April's 30, you can reserve three models, from the basic EV6 with rear-wheel drive, up to the EV6 GT-Line mid-range available with rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive, through the EV6 GT at the top of the range (for now). S line that also comes in RWD and AWD configurations.

However, for those looking for more power, the high-performance model EV6 GT will be available in the second half of 2022, with an output of 577 hp via dual electric motors and a 0-100 km/h time of 3,5 seconds, with the ability to beat. Ferrari and a Lamborghini in a drag race.

The price of the EV6 puts it firmly against the Tesla Model 3, and possibly the new Ioniq 5 from sister company Hyundai.

All EV6 models in the UK come with the 77,4 kWh Long Range Battery which Kia says should run up to 316 miles on a single charge, depending on specs and driving conditions. In addition, there is also 800V fast charging, which can recharge the battery from 10% to 80% in just 18 minutes.

Let's EV6

  • From €40,895 (RWD)
  • Pre-booking until April 30, general orders from May 18, deliveries from October 2021
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The entry-level Kia EV6 comes with a suite of technologies including rear parking sensors, rain-sensing front windshield wipers, navigation-based Smart Cruise Control with Stop & Go, Electric Forward Collision-Avoidance Assist (FCA) with City, Pedestrian, Cyclist and Intersection-Curving functionality, and Highway Driving Assist.

You will also get 19-inch diamond-cut alloy wheels, vegan leather upholstery, ambient lighting, dual automatic climate control, heated front seats, and a heated steering wheel.

The true transmission EV6 is powered by a 168 kW engine that can produce 226 hp.

EV6 GT-Line

  • From €43,895 (RWD) / €47,395 (AWD)
  • Pre-order until April 30, general orders from May 18, deliveries from October 2021.
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Upgrade to the EV6 GT-Line and you'll get the technology from the previous standard model, plus additions like GT-Line exterior and interior styling, front parking sensors, premium seats that can recline to a "nap" mode when charging, wireless smartphone charger, and privacy glass.

The GT-Line also sees the introduction of vehicle support for charging, allowing you to connect another device, such as a laptop, electric bike, or even another electric vehicle, and use the EV6 to charge it.

Available in RWD (168kW / 226bhp) and AWD, the latter benefits from the inclusion of two electric motors that can produce a maximum power of 239kW (321bhp).

Kia EV6 GT-S line

  • From €48,395 (RWD) / €51,895 (AWD)
  • Pre-order until April 30, general orders from May 18, deliveries from October 2021.
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Choose the GT-Line S variant of the Kia EV6 and you get even more tech features like heated and ventilated front seats, heated outboard rear seats, power tailgate, 14-speaker Meridian audio system, intelligent remote parking assist, and an augmented reality (AR) head-up display. .

You will also benefit from larger 20-inch wheels and improved sports monitoring systems for the blind, roadside assistance and frontal collision avoidance systems.

Kia EV6GT

  • From €58,295 (TI)
  • Available second semester of 2022

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If you have the patience to wait until the second half of 2022, the Kia EV6 GT will give you the firm's ultimate electric car performance package.

Using a 160kW and 270kW twin-engine transmission delivering 430kW / 557bhp, the EV6 GT has supercar-like speed and its own set of additional features including 21-inch wheels, bucket seats, GT exterior styling, electronically controlled suspension, electronic limited-slip differential, integrated drive mode control, and battery-powered heat pump.

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