May 23, 2022

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Next-gen Kona Spied w/ Column-mounted Gear Selector

Next-gen Kona Spied w/ Column-mounted Gear Selector

Seems like Hyundai is hurrying up the development of the 2nd technology Kona. Codenamed as SX2, our colleagues at MOCAR captured it for the very first time with the interior absolutely undisguised demonstrating crucial details.

We spied two distinct prototypes for the new Hyundai Kona out screening and we believe that a person of them experienced a minimal extra fun throughout its check session.

Participating in on ice is usually enjoyment and much additional entertaining then driving on the roadways but hey, each versions of screening are needed.

By the seems to be of it the subsequent technology Kona will grow a bit but it will keep the familiar seem. The Kona was the brand’s initially model showcasing the break up headlamps, and the second-gen model is established to have the element ahead. Nevertheless, even though the design commenced off with horizontal decrease lamps, the 2023 Kona could have vertical decreased (main) lamps, as viewed on Palisade, Tucson, and other new Hyundai SUVs.

A further depth inside the new Kona is the lack of Hyundai’s logo. Alternatively will have HYUNDAI lettering

The upcoming technology Hyundai Kona is probable to continue giving petrol and all-electric powertrains. In this cased the Kona prototype was a petrol driven version. Its EV sibling is codenamed SX2e EV, with ‘e’ denoting Europe, in accordance to some experiences. Also the codename SX2 N Line has been outlined, indicating that Hyundai will keep on to provide the following generation Kona with a sportier styling bundle and general performance enhancements for the lovers.

The “engine label” is giving absent that the prototype had the 1.6 liter HEV engine set-up , FWD and the DCT gearbox. The K driving the SX2 signifies that unique prototype is for the Korean current market.

Check the new column-mounted equipment selector, like the one particular premiered in the IONIQ 5

Some rumors say that this new Kona could in fact switch the i30 relatives in the Hyundai line-up presented the actuality that the whole i30 array was outsold by sister model Kia’s Xceed, a crossover that shares Hyundai Motor Group’s K sequence platform with the i30. People wants crossovers and SUV’s as for now and that is not most likely to modify in a whilst.

A quick watch into the cabin on our previously shots was displaying a electronic screen in entrance of the driver but it is really hard to see how significant it will really be. The relaxation of the inside is rather considerably covered. The peek within the parked automobile does not reveal a lot both as we can see.

The debut really should take spot in 2023.