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Kia reveals company’s first fully electric vehicle. And it looks GOOD.

Kia has unveiled the design of the 2022 EV6 electric vehicle. the first of 11 EVs promised by the automaker by 2026.

Boasting a distinctive crossover-inspired design and based on the brand’s new Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), EV6 is Kia’s first dedicated BEV to be influenced by the new design philosophy, which embodies Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification. Kia today released photographs of the new design and we think it looks incredible.

According to Kia, the philosophy is based on five key design pillars: ‘Bold for Nature’, ‘Joy for Reason’, ‘Power to Progress’, ‘Technology for Life’, and ‘Tension for Serenity’.

“EV6, as the first dedicated Kia EV, is a showcase of human-centered, progressive design and electrified power. We strongly believe EV6 is a compelling and relevant model for the new EV market. With EV6 we aimed to create a distinctive, impactful design by using a combination of sophisticated, high-tech features on pure and rich volumes, while providing a unique space as a futuristic EV.”

Karim Habib, Senior Vice President and Head of Global Design Center

The exterior design of EV6 is a powerful representation of ‘Power to Progress’. An evolution of the brand’s strengths in design, EV6 is a culmination of skills and expertise collected throughout Kia’s design-led transformation; investigating the future and beyond.

A distinct product of the EV era, the interior design is liberated by Kia’s dedicated E-GMP platform, which offers increased space compared to previous Kia EVs based on existing model architecture. EV6’s interior design profiles an innovative use of space, creating a unique spatial and driving experience.

  • ‘Opposites United’ is Kia’s design philosophy for all future vehicles
  • Philosophy formed of five pillars: Bold for Nature, Joy for Reason, Power to Progress, Technology for Life, and Tension for Serenity
  • EV6 exterior design characterized by high-tech details
  • Modern and spacious interior design made possible by Kia’s first dedicated EV platform (E-GMP)

The EV6’s sleek roofline and pronounced haunches give the vehicle a sporty and aggressive feel when combined with what Kia calls its Digital Tiger Face front. The rear window slopes down to a spoiler that houses a light bar that extends across the entirety of the back of the vehicle.


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