Kia Venga EV at Geneva Motor Show 2010
Kia’s new Venga B-segment hatchback, the battery version if you will, was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show that just concluded. Like most of Hyundai’s line of hybrid and electric vehicles, it is based around the EV uses lithium polymer batteries from LG Chem.
The Venga EV contains 24 kilowatt-hours of battery capacity, which are stored under the floorpan of the electric vehicle. he front wheels are driven by an 80-kilowatt motor packing a stout 206 pound-feet of torque. Kia says that the concept has about 112 miles of driving range and a 50-kW fast charge can provide an 80-percent recharge in as little as 20 minutes, while a full charge at normal power levels takes about eight hours.
More details about the all-electric Venga from Kia in the press release, just hit the button named as such.