Kia has revealed the details of the final test program
intensive tests carried out with the Kia EV9, ahead of its global launch in 2023.
The Kia EV9 fully electric will become the flagship model of the brand and will revolutionize the
large electric SUV segment, while accelerating the transformation of the Kia brand and will affirm its leadership in sustainable electric mobility.
Developed over 44 months to set new standards for design, performance, range, driving dynamics, technology and comfort, every facet of the EV9 has been brought to the limits of durability at Kia’s global R&D center in Namyang, Korea.
During this final phase of testing, the EV9 has been put through an exhaustive program verification on steep ramps for 4×4 vehicles and on rough surface tracks, as well as a deep water wading test, to ensure maximum reliability even in the most difficult conditions. The high-speed, stability, and
Kia’s low-grip performance subjugates every element of the EV9’s performance and grip, to the
stricter examination. At the same time, the aggressive cobblestones of the so-called “Belgian track” allow Kia engineers to put ride comfort and ride quality to the test building the EV9 in the harshest possible conditions.
In addition to the program development at the Namyang R&D center, like all Kia models, the EV9 also it has been put through a very demanding testing regimen in locations around the world.
Kia gave the world a first glimpse of its new flagship model through the Kia Concept EV9, unveiled at AutoMobility LA in Los Angeles last year. As a manifestation of
“United Opposites”, the brand’s innovative new design language, the model of
The production EV9 will represent the pinnacle of what is possible in an SUV.
The Kia EV9, conceived from the advanced global electrical modular platform (E-GMP) of the company, will mark the beginning of a new era in sustainable mobility, sophisticated and avant-garde The Kia EV9, whose marketing will begin in the first quarter of 2023, will follow the footsteps of the brand’s innovative electric EV6, which has received numerous awards from critics, including the prestigious title of European Car of the Year 2022.