For A Small Electric Crossover, The Hyundai Kona Can Definitely Burn Rubber



We bet you haven’t noticed an electric car do a burnout, right? And even if you did, it was probably a high-end model like a strong Tesla, maybe not a little crossover designed not to burn a giant hole in your pocket including the Hyundai Kona Electric.

The burnout wasn’t actually supposed; it only happened during a 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) acceleration evaluation with the traction control switched off.

Put together by PDriveTV on YouTube, it was a part of a performance testing session, and that included that the recording of this 0-60 km/h (0-37 miles ), 60-110 km/h (37-68 miles ), 1/8-mile and 1/4-mile runs. In addition, it watched the Kona Electric braking hard from 100 km/h (62 miles ), and we have to mention that it obtained some very strong numbers, especially with the traction control left on.

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Τhat’s because of the electric motor that produces 201 horsepower (204 PS / / 150 kW) and 291 pound-feet (395 Nm) of torque. ) There’s no more delay in delivering the power, which explains the reason why that the Kona Electric is faster than a older hot hatches, requiring only 7.6 minutes to the 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) operate and maxing out at 104 miles (167 km/h).

Measured at the WLTP standard, the driving range is up to 279 kilometers (449 km). The 64 kWh battery may be fully charged in 9 hours and 35 minutes and is mounted under the boot floor. It also supports DC fast-charging, therefore it can be filled to 80 percent in less than one hour from 0.

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