The 2021 Hyundai Kona Electric is an electric version of Hyundai’s Kona crossover SUV. It provides extreme performance from its 201-horsepower electric motor and can go more than 250 miles before the next charge. Otherwise, it’s a lot similar to the previous gas-powered Kona, It even has the same size of cargo space. It’s really a fun little car to drive that just happens to be electric.
The Hyundai Kona has been officially revealed by the Federal Government through the National Automotive Design and Development Council (NADDC) on the 5th February 2021. The Driving range for the new Hyundai Kona Electric is 482 km with an acceleration of (0-100kms) in 9.7 seconds.
The Hyundai Kona comes with 5 years of battery guarantee and 5 years of vehicle warranty while the car has a starting price of N24 million.
The unveiling of the all-electric ‘Hyundai Kona’ took place in Abuja on Friday, was announced by NADDC.
The electric car, which was assembled by the Stallion Group Automobile, has been labeled as an innovation that will enable Nigerians to benefit from the gains in renewable and sustainable energy.
Highly recognized personalities at the unveiling of Hyundai Kona Electric Vehicle includes Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, as well as Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
The Abuja unveiling comes nearly three months after the lifestyle-oriented all-electric car was first introduced by Stallion Motors in Lagos in November 2020.
With the recent launch of the Nigerian-made Electric Vehicle, Nigeria joins the rest of the world in accepting the recent innovation in energy mobility towards electric cars, courtesy of Hyundai and the Stallion Group.
This invention is an open letter from Nigeria to the rest of the world, as it shows the country’s solemnity about a clean environment through clean and other sustainable energy options.
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