Hyundai has unveiled an all-new Kona for 2023.
The second-generation compact SUV is bigger than the present Kona and options an upscaled inside.
Hyundai is but to disclose the pricing or specification for the brand new automotive, however mentioned its design was led by the electrical model, taking inspiration from the model’s Ioniq line-up.
The automotive is constructed on Hyundai’s new K3 platform, which additionally underpins the brand new Kia Niro. 4 powertrains will likely be supplied, with the favored electrical mannequin joined by petrol and hybrid choices. A sporty N Line will full the vary.
The Kona has grown to 4,355mm in size, which is 150mm longer than the earlier era. It has additionally gained 25mm in width and 60mm in wheelbase size in comparison with the outgoing mannequin.
Hyundai not too long ago confirmed the pricing and specification particulars of its new Ioniq 6 flagship electric vehicle (EV) – with costs ranging from £46,745.
Externally, the Kona adopts a cleaner, extra fashionable look, to emphasize its electrical powertrain. A particular mild signature is achieved on the entrance and rear utilizing LED strips that span the width of the automobile.
The automotive retains its wheel arch cladding and aspect creases to attain a sturdy look.
When the automotive goes on sale, every powertrain variant will characteristic styling variations. The EV will get pixel graphic particulars on the consumption grille and rear bumper, a pixel-inspired 19-inch alloy wheel design, black embracing line and non-obligatory black aspect mirrors and roof. The petrol and hybrid will share a daring bumper and skid plate design, and black wheel arch cladding. The N Line will exude a extra aggressive entrance and rear design, bespoke 19-inch alloy wheels, twin exhaust and silver aspect skirts.
The inside takes inspiration from the Ioniq 5, with two 12.3-inch widescreen shows and an uncluttered format. A column mounted gear shifter frees up area within the centre console.
Extra particulars of the all-new Hyundai Kona will likely be unveiled within the coming months.
Earlier this yr, Hyundai expanded its fleet sales team so as to reap the benefits of the rising demand for electrified autos within the company sector.
Throughout 2021 Hyundai had the most important year-on-year true fleet development of any producer and has already seen additional quantity development throughout 2022.