The Hyundai Kona Electric Takes on Teslas and Offerings From Ford

 - Oct 16, 2018
References: driving & engadget
Hyundai may not be the world's leader in electric vehicles, but its new Kona Electric aims to take on EV giants such as Tesla and Ford. Based on the existing Kona gas-powered platform, the Kona Electric is a crossover SUV with incredible travel potential. Capable of a full 258 miles on a single charge, this new EV already exceeds offerings from more experienced electric vehicle brands.

Topping out at 104 mph, the Kona Electric doesn't drive like any other crossover ever made. A low center of gravity on the vehicle allows for a sportier and more responsive ride, the 64 kWh battery offers extremely responsive torque. In terms of interior, the vehicle is available in three different versions, ranging from the basic Limited package to the extensive Ultimate package,