Hyundai Motor Corporation just lately unveiled its new technology KONA subcompact SUV and right now we have pretty very first real-world photographs of the new SUV captured in South Korea.
With the all-new KONA, Hyundai Motor has brought its commitment to sustainable mobility and technology-led design and style imagining to broaden its EV choices — innovated and highly developed by the award-profitable IONIQ lineup — although also conference the various mobility wants of its clients with a assortment of powertrains.
“Upscaled with KONA’s special character, the all-new KONA confidently expresses its bold and dynamic existence,” said SangYup Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai Structure Centre. “KONA has advanced in each and every regard to embrace an even broader selection of diversity, to develop into a legitimate life style supporter.”
Upscaled KONA conveys much more dynamic street presence, accommodates more ‘living space’
The all-new KONA has progressed into a greater nonetheless however urban-centric SUV with bolder styling that conveys a more dynamic road presence and driver-centric inside. To provide maximized ‘living space’ for shoppers, the all-new product grew to 4,355 mm in size, which is 150 mm for a longer time from the prior generation, based mostly on the EV variant. It also received 25 mm in width and 60 mm in wheelbase duration in comparison to the outgoing design without having shedding any of its legendary layout identification.
As opposed to most cars that are manufactured out there with a wide range of powertrains, the KONA started off with the EV variant layout, which was then adapted the design and style for the ICE, HEV and N Line models. This unconventional approach permitted Hyundai to bring tech-centric design and style wondering to all KONA variants. Despite the shared architecture, EV, ICE/HEV and sporty N Line model has exclusive futuristic styling.
The all-new KONA’s cleanse, exclusive nose characterizes the front section’s pure quantity, which contributes to the model’s smooth aerodynamic effectiveness. The pure volume is highlighted by the stretched Seamless Horizon Lamp, which is pixelated on the EV variant, marking the initial Hyundai design with a Pixelated Seamless Horizon Lamp that provides to the EV’s distinctive character. KONA’s use of Parametric Pixels also propagates a exclusive style and design aspect from Hyundai’s well known EV lineup.
Inspite of its futuristic visual appeal, the all-new KONA under no circumstances allows a person neglect that it is an SUV. Its dynamic styling is accentuated with boldly sculpted wheel arch cladding that incorporates headlamps and taillamps, reinforcing KONA’s strong 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, creating a contour that wraps all-around the total car. The rear functions a different Seamless Horizon Lamp as nicely as a significant-mounted cease lamp (HMSL) that is seamlessly integrated inside the satin chrome molding of the spoiler.
There are many styling versions in between the powertrain variants. The EV gets pixel graphic details on the ingestion grille and rear bumper, a pixel-encouraged 19-inch alloy wheel style, black embracing line and optional black aspect mirrors and roof. The ICE and HEV share a bold and rugged bumper and skid plate structure, and black wheel arch cladding. The N Line offers optional black side mirrors and roof, wing-variety spoiler, far more intense entrance and rear layouts with wing-formed bumper to emphasize a reduced stance, exclusive 19-inch alloy wheels, twin muffler and silver facet skirt.
Life style-supporting usability with driver-oriented layout and functional features
The all-new KONA’s greater inside ‘living space’ gives realistic capabilities and an progressed in-car or truck working experience to accommodate numerous existence. The EV-derived universal architecture accommodates a sporty structure with floating horizontal C-Pad to emphasize KONA’s slim and large inside, delivering a multipurpose area for driver and passengers.
The 12.3-inch dual broad shows and floating module impart a higher-tech effect. Ambient lighting improves the user working experience and ease. With the column form shift-by-wire relocated from the center console to behind the steering wheel, it delivers an uncluttered layout and additional house for belongings in the central tunnel.
The second-row Curve-considerably less Bench Seat reinforces KONA’s 21st century city layout aesthetic. This residing room presents a one of a kind encounter with greatest usability, comfort and ease and comfort. At the rear of the second row is a maximized cargo space.
More specifics of all-new Hyundai KONA will be unveiled in the coming months.