The crossover will get a full “green” version, with plans for it the Koreans are very ambitious.
Now in the global market the SUV has three petrol engines and in some countries is equipped with a diesel engine. Meanwhile, in August 2020, according to the Korea press KIA plans to start production of Seltos with electric motor. It is to be expected will borrow the platform of the Hyundai Kona, whose elektroversiya is already available.
And, by the way, not one: for example, in India Kona Electric is sold with 136-horsepower engine and 39.2-kilowatt battery, and some other countries its the right engine develops 204 HP and is powered by a battery with a capacity of 64 kWh. Claimed range of around 450-480 km. What kind of powerplant will be fitted for KIA Seltos, not yet specified, but according to rumors, the development of the electric vehicle under the code name SP2 EV is in full swing. By the way, that abbreviations SP2 was called anticipating the emergence of “Setosa” concepts.
In the year, KIA plans to produce up to 10 thousand copies of the electric SUV. Sales are scheduled to begin in China, and about the company’s plans for the withdrawal of the “green” Seltos to other markets for sources yet silent.