Due to the increasing popularity of the Kia Seltos (Kia Celtos) SUV, there was speculation about a new electric vehicle (EV) based on this car. In view of the growing market for electric vehicles, almost all auto makers are planning to gradually shift to electric vehicles. Celtos fans have been waiting for a full electric version for a long time. And it will definitely come true in the coming time. is revealed information about Kia Seltos EV in a leaked report. According to the report, Kia Motors (Kia Motors) is planning to launch the Kia Celtos EV in the second half of this year. According to the report, this car will be first launched in China. The electric Celtos will be launched in China as the next-generation Kia KX3 EV.
Like the Indian market, the Kia Celtos is quite popular in China. In view of the revolutionary changes happening in the country regarding electric vehicles, auto makers are working on developing electric versions of their existing cars, especially for the Chinese market, and later plan to bring them to other countries. Celtos is sold in China as the Second Generation KX3. An EV based on the first generation model of this car is already being sold in China. Therefore, the Celtos EV will be launched as a replacement for the existing KX3 EV.
Battery and Range The current generation Kia KX3 EV comes with a 45.2 kWh lithium-ion battery pack. It runs up to 300 km once full charged. The electric motor given in it generates 111 PS of power and 285 Nm of torque. Its top speed is 150 kilometers per hour.
The report says that the next-generation Kia KX3 EV (Celtos EV) can be offered in two variants – Standard Range and Long Range. However, the company currently has no plans to launch it in India. In the Indian market, the ex-showroom price of the Kia Seltos starts at Rs 9.89 lakh and the ex-showroom price of the top model goes up to Rs 17.34 lakh.