Korean officials are the target group has the new Kia Ray EV, which is still on the road in 2012. Technically, these are converted to an electric drive Kia Ray, who had been previously available with conventional internal combustion engine was.
KIA RAY EV: ELECTRIC CAR FOR KOREAN AUTHORITIES
The city car is driven by the conversion of an electric motor with 68 hp and maximum torque of 167 Newton meters, which is enough for a top speed of 130 km / h. The sprint to 100 km / h the Kia Ray EV in 15.9 seconds, in everyday life is likely the maximum range of 139 kilometers, but the value may be considerably more important.
When the lithium-ion battery is fully discharged, with a capacity of 16.4 kWh, he needed six hours to recharge a 220 volt outlet – faster it goes with power connection, then the battery after only 25 minutes is full again.
In 2012, Kia will bring about 2,500 units of practical electric cars on the street and provide them exclusively Korean government authorities and public administration. The fleet will then be part of a practice-oriented research and development program, through which the Korean car maker wants to gain experience with the use of electric cars in everyday life.