The Korean car manufacturer has revealed its new electric SUV in the spotlights of the Geneva Motor Show, which is planned to go into serial production in 2020.
The e-SIV, which is short for Electronic Smart Interface Vehicle, was announced in February, and will have a 140 kW electric motor. The top speed has been announced to be at 150 km/h.
The 61.5 kWh battery allows for a range up to 450 km, and is chargeable to 80% in 50 minutes, which speaks of a DC charge of more than 50 kW. The vehicle is somewhat larger than the comparable Korando, with a chassis of 4.46 m length, 1.87m width and 1.63m height, as well as a wheelbase of 2.68m.
The e-SIV also boasts of a range of new driving assistance systems, such as radar and camera sensors, which can recognized road markings as well as other vehicles on the road. The result is a partially autonomous driving experience, which includes automated lane changing, as well as a more active driving mode.
After the KEV1 in 2010, the KEV2 in 2011, the e-XIV in 2012 and the 2015 concept car Tivoli EV-R, this marks the fifth electric vehicle to be produced by SsangYong.