Popular Kia Soul is turned into a hybrid crossover

April 8, 2015 at 16:59

New 35-horsepower electric motor is powered by a set of lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 1.2 kWh and a capacity of 27 kilowatts, placed under the boot floor.
Battery charging takes place by means of energy recovery during braking. Engine located in the front drives the front wheels and an electric motor – the rear. The electric motor operates at low speed, under intense acceleration, road conditions and off-road. Pure electric power reserve is about 5 kilometers. According to the company, the hybrid powerplant is economical and conventional Soul with a 2-liter atmospheric engine by 25-30 percent in urban and 10.5 percent – on the track.

Kia Soul picture

Kia Soul pics

Concept developed Californian design studio Kia, and the target audience is active recreation and travel. For trips to the increased ground clearance compared with conventional Soul to 215 mm (65 mm), the body around the perimeter of protected plates made of plastic and aluminum, have established a powerful LED lighting equipment, and stylish 19-inch wheels dressed winter off-road tires Pirelli Winter Carving dimension 245/45.

Kia Soul pics

Kia Soul image

Salon has a combined trim and leather and washable fabric and card doors and dashboard decorated with polished aluminum. Admire the scenery and breathe natural flavors allow soft folding roof.

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