The hype was real and the presentation fantastic! Kia took over New York’s Times Square for the launch of the all-new 2022 Kia EV6 crossover. It was exciting to feel the energy coming back in the city that never sleeps and to celebrate Kia’s commitment to electric vehicles and this great city as well.
This is Kia’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle and with this introduction, the EV6 signals the U.S. launch of Kia’s ‘Plan S’ strategy that will deliver 11 all-new electrified models across the world by 2026.
“The EV6 marks a new and transformative era in Kia electrification,” said Sean Yoon, president & CEO, Kia North America, Kia America. “This innovative crossover leverages the many benefits of its advanced platform to offer a level of technological excitement and convenience that will provide a superb ownership experience.”
To mark this exciting first for Kia a special EV6 First Edition available by advanced reservation at Kia.com starting June 3. Limited to just 1,500 units, the EV6 First Edition offers the styling of the standard design, which includes exterior details such as black wheel arches in a fully loaded package. The Augmented Reality (AR) Head-Up Display, Remote Smart Parking Assist, wide sunroof, 20-inch wheels, premium 14-speaker Meridian audio system, and a two-year subscription to SiriusXM7 are among the upgrades in the EV6 First Edition, along with dual-motor AWD and a 77.4 kWh battery.
Three unique color combinations include Glacier with dark green seats, Urban Yellow with black seats, and Steel Gray Matte with black seats. The First Edition will be the only way to get the look of the Steel Matte Gray paint on an EV6 with the standard design while the Urban Yellow exterior color will be exclusive to the First Edition.
With jaw-dropping performance, this fashion-forward First Edition will be the latest superstar on the roads and it will have folks spinning out of their Gucci. Much more to come in the coming weeks but note the first EV6 models are expected to go on sale in early 2022 in all 50 states with the 576 horsepower, 0-60 in less than 3.5 seconds GT arriving in late 2022. Kia.
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