Kia’s POP (aka KED-7) 100% electric concept car makes it’s debut at 2010 Paris Motor Show.
Kia Motor’s POP is a three passenger zero-emissions electric car that has a single charge range of 160 km and a top speed of 140 kph.
Kia’s POP has a 50 kW 190 Nm motor that is powered by lithium polymer gel batteries that can be recharged in six hours.
In addition this concept Kia EV has a clear plexi-glass display in front of the steering wheel that gives the driver speed and battery charge information. To the right of the steering wheel is an automated touch screen that displays: audio, sat-nav, climate control etc.
Unconventional features of the Kia EV POP concept include it’s oblong-shaped side windows and front hinged doors, dot-pattern head and taillights, back-lit front grill, rear-view cameras in each door, and full-length glass roof.
Kia Pop Concept – 2010 Paris Auto Show
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