All-New Hyundai KONA Gets Bolder, More Dynamic, EV-led Design with Unique Styling Across a Range of Powertrains
– For the new generation of its most iconic, urban-centric SUV, Hyundai began out with the EV variation to deliver a technology-led layout wondering to the complete KONA variety.
– The subcompact SUV’s 4 variants, inclusive of EV, ICE/HEV, and sporty N Line, to percentage a time-honored structure however every with precise styling
– The upscaled KONA offers not only a dynamic street presence but additionally a driving force-centric interior with a flexible dwelling area that serves each sensible and aesthetic wishes
SEOUL, December 19, 2022 – Hyundai Motor Company nowadays unveiled an EV-derived, futuristic layout for its new technology KONA subcompact SUV. The upscaled version may be to be had in 4 variants, inclusive of all-electric (EV), hybrid electric (HEV), inner combustion engine (ICE), and sporty N Line, with a time-honored structure for all and precise styling for each.
With the all-new KONA, Hyundai Motor has delivered its dedication to sustainable mobility and technology-led layout wondering to make bigger its EV offerings — innovative and superior through the award-triumphing IONIQ lineup — even as additionally assembly the numerous mobility wishes of its clients with a lot of powertrains.
“Upscaled with KONA’s precise character, the all-new KONA optimistically expresses its formidable and dynamic presence,” stated SangYup Lee, Executive Vice President and Head of Hyundai Design Center. “KONA has developed in each admire to embody a fair wider variety of diversity, to end up a real way of life supporter.”
Upscaled KONA conveys greater dynamic street presence, comprises greater ‘dwelling area’
The all-new KONA has developed into a bigger but nevertheless city-centric SUV with bolder styling that conveys a greater dynamic street presence and driving force-centric indoors. To offer maximized ‘dwelling area’ for clients, the all-new version grew to 4,355 mm in the period, which is a hundred and fifty mm longer than the preceding technology, primarily based totally on the EV variation. It additionally received 25 mm in width and 60 mm in wheelbase period as compared to the outgoing version without dropping any of its iconic layout identity.
Unlike maximum automobiles which might be made to be had with a lot of powertrains, the KONA began out with the EV variation layout, which was then tailored the layout for the ICE, HEV, and N Line models. This unconventional method allowed Hyundai to deliver a tech-centric layout wondering to all KONA variants. Despite the shared structure, EV, ICE/HEV, and sporty N Line versions have exceptional futuristic styling.
The all-new KONA’s clean, exceptional nostril characterizes the front section’s natural quantity, which contributes to the version’s clean aerodynamic performance. The natural quantity is highlighted through the stretched Seamless Horizon Lamp, which is pixelated at the EV variation, marking the primary Hyundai version with a Pixelated Seamless Horizon Lamp that provides to the EV’s exceptional character. KONA’s use of Parametric Pixels additionally propagates an exceptional layout detail from Hyundai’s famous EV lineup.
Despite its futuristic appearance, the all-new KONA in no way shall we one neglect that it’s an SUV. Its dynamic styling is accentuated with boldly sculpted wheel arch cladding that includes headlamps and taillamps, reinforcing KONA’s strong underpinning.
The all-new KONA is replete with parametric surfaces. The sharp diagonal crease of the perimeters connects the satin chrome molding from the belt line to the spoiler, developing a contour that wraps across the complete vehicle. The rear functions as some other Seamless Horizon Lamp in addition to a high-set up prevent lamp (HMSL) this is seamlessly incorporated withinside the satin chrome molding of the spoiler.
There are numerous styling versions among the powertrain variants. The EV receives pixel picture information at the consumption grille and rear bumper, a pixel-stimulated 19-inch alloy wheel layout, a black embracing line, and non-compulsory black facet mirrors and roof. The ICE and HEV percentage a formidable and rugged bumper and skid plate layout, and black wheel arch cladding. The N Line boasts non-compulsory black facet mirrors and roof, wing-kind spoiler, greater competitive front and rear designs with wing-fashioned bumper to emphasize a decrease stance, exceptional 19-inch alloy wheels, dual muffler, and silver facet skirt.
Lifestyle-helping usability with the driving force-orientated format and sensible functions
The all-new KONA’s large indoor ‘dwelling area’ gives sensible functions and a developed in-vehicle enjoyment to house numerous lifestyles. The EV-derived time-honored structure comprises a sporty format with a floating horizontal C-Pad to emphasize KONA’s narrow and extensive indoors, offering a flexible area for the driving force and passengers.
The 12.3-inch twin extensive shows and floating module impart a high-tech impression. Ambient lights complement consumer enjoyment and convenience. With the column-kind shift-through-cord relocated from the middle console to the back of the guidance wheel, it gives an uncluttered format and extra area for assets withinside the significant tunnel.
The second-row Curve-much less Bench Seat reinforces KONA’s twenty-first century city layout aesthetic. This dwelling area gives a unique enjoy with the most usability, consolation, and convenience. Behind the second row is a maximized shipment area.
More details of the all-new Hyundai KONA will be unveiled in the coming months.
About Hyundai Motor Company
Established in 1967, Hyundai Motor Company is founded in over 2 hundred nations with greater than 120,000 personnel committed to tackling real-global mobility demanding situations across the globe. Based on the logo vision ‘Progress for Humanity,’ Hyundai Motor is accelerating its transformation right into a Smart Mobility Solution Provider. The business enterprise invests in superior technology inclusive of robotics and Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) to result in progressive mobility solutions, even as pursuing open innovation to introduce destiny mobility services. In pursuit of sustainable destiny global, Hyundai will hold its efforts to introduce 0 emission automobiles prepared with industry-main hydrogen gas molecular and EV technology.