Kia’s electric SUV concept features sprawling 27-inch screen – .

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Hyundai’s LA Auto Show concepts include more than just a show on wheels. As Autoblog note, the company’s Kia badge unveiled the Concept EV9 as a preview of the possible “next model” of its electric vehicle lineup. Angular design language is a centerpiece, but the real highlight may be the technology which in some cases overshadows the EV6. On the one hand, the cockpit is dominated by a single 27-inch screen that covers both driver and passenger needs – it’s not as huge as the Hyperscreen in the Mercedes EQS, but it’s more expansive. than the two 12-inch panels of the EV6.
You can also expect solid performance with up to 300 miles of range and a 350 kW load that takes the Concept EV9 from 10% to 80% charge in 30 minutes. The Concept EV9 will therefore not last longer than a Tesla Model Y, but it could offer shorter pit stops.

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There are a few obvious concept car touches. Besides the yoke-shaped wheel, the EV9 can transform into a social hub when stationary. A Pause mode turns the second row into a table and swings the first row to face the rear, while the Enjoy mode swivels the third row and opens the tailgate for parties and nature’s wonder. You can also expect mandatory eco-friendly materials like recycled fishing nets (flooring), reused plastic bottles (seats) and a vegan leather interior.

Kia hasn’t said how much it might look like a production EV9, although we wouldn’t be surprised if the company cuts the rotating seats, yoke, and giant 22-inch wheels (among other frills) for n ‘. any model of the real world. The biggest issue may be the price. Kia sold its first EV6 edition for $ 58,500, but it was a limited and maximum version. We expect Kia to offer more aggressive pricing if there is an Expedition EV9, although the road-ready machine could easily cost more than the Niro EV.

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