(VIDEO) Kia Cross GT a 4WD plug-in hybrid in Chicago
After the Optima Hybrid, Kia wants to launch new electrified models.
The Cross GT concept has been presented in Detroit, it announces the brand’s new design language after the Kia GT concept that offered a similar design and was based on the same chassis.
Peter Schreyer wishes to impose the brand in the premium segment through design and technology, the Cross GT is a new expression of that will.
CUV above the current Sorento with its 4.9 meters long, it has a 4-wheel drive technology and an hybrid powertrain. Its 3.8l V6 is mated to an eight-speed transmission, this powertrain is an evolution of their parallel hybrid technology with the electric motor placed in "sandwich" between the V6 and the transmission, in total 406hp and 678Nm are announced with torque vectoring
Its battery rechargeable on a plug offers 32km of range...
Plug-in hybrid is a technology announced by the brand still at the concept stage but a medium-term production is not excluded...