Top 10 Electric Cars from Korea – A New World Leader in EV Manufacturing?



Top 10 Electric Cars from Korea – the New World Leader in EV Manufacturing?
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When it comes to electric vehicles, today, no one can say that the Korean automotive industry is short on ambitions. The Hyundai Motor Group is collecting awards for their new EVs left and right, domestic manufacturing is thriving and by 2025 they have even promised to invest 10 billion dollars in the US to boost the production there as well. In this episode of Automotive Territory we will review all of the existing and upcoming electric cars and crossovers from South Korea. Arguably, these models have the best price to specifications ratio in the business!

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00:00 Introduction

00:51 Genesis GV60
genesis.com/worldwide/en/models/luxury-suv-genesis/gv60/highlights.html

GV60 concludes the original trio of Hyundai Group’s electric SUVs based on the dedicated 800 Volt e-GMP platform. Unlike the mid-size Ioniq 5 and EV6, this is a compact crossover that follows the ‘Athletic Elegance’ identity.

02:06 Kia Niro EV
kia.com/us/en/niro-family
2023 Kia Niro EV offers fresh exterior design, extra 14 miles of range, and dual screens inside the cabin.

03:37 Hyundai Ioniq 5
hyundai.com/worldwide/en/eco/ioniq5/highlights

The Hyundai Ioniq 5 mid-size SUV was the first one to try out Hyundai Group’s revolutionary e-GMP platform. For Ioniq 5 this debut turned out beyond successful, earning the model a triple crown from the prestigious World Car of the Year award in 2022.

04:54 Genesis G80 Electrified
genesis.com/worldwide/en/models/luxury-sedan-genesis/electrified-g80/highlights.html

2023 Genesis G80 Electrified shares underpinnings with the ICE G80, but retrofits it with 2 electric motors, and an 800Volt battery with 87kWh and 350kW charging capability.

06:09 Kia EV6
kia.com/eu/about-kia/ev6-gt

Following the tradition, Kia remains the most performance focused brand from Korea and EV6 is their new electric flagship. It introduces the next generation “Digital Tiger Face”, aggressive coupe-like profile and a full-length light bar in the rear.

07:37 Hyundai Ioniq 7
hyundainews.com/releases/3446

2024 Hyundai Ioniq 7 will become the company’s largest electric SUV, that will offer new generation design and accomodate 7 passengers.

08:49 Genesis GV70 Electrified
genesis.com/worldwide/en/models/luxury-suv-genesis/electrified-gv70/highlights.html

The GV70 Electrified is built on the internal combustion underpinnings, but its 800 Volt battery tech still provides 300 miles of range and allows to yield 486 horsepower.

09:55 Kia EV9
press.kia.com/eu/en/home/media-resouces/press-releases/2021/The-Kia-Concept-EV9.html

2023 Kia EV9 should arrive to the market as a 2024 model. It is previewed by the concept of the same name and is built on a new E-GMP platform.

11:05 Hyundai Kona Electric
hyundaiusa.com/us/en/vehicles/kona-electric/limited

2023 Hyundai Kona Electric adopts fresh exterior styling, gets 2 trim levels, and offers a slightly revised exterior styling with new 10.25-inch driver’s instrument cluster.

12:19 Genesis X Speedium Coupe

In order to become a fully legitimate luxury brand, sooner or later, Genesis will have to add a 2-door coupe to its stables. Evidently, the X Speedium concept is giving us the preview of this posh grand tourer.

13:04 Hyundai Ioniq 6
hyundai.com/eu/about-hyundai/our-cars/prophecy-concept-car.html

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 will be revealed to the public by the end of 2022 and it is expected to keep many of the design features of the Hyundai Prophecy concept from 2020.

This news story originally appeared at Automotive - RSV News on 14 November 2022

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