Kia e-Niro and Robert De Niro in the EV promotion

As part of Kia e-Niro official presentation at the Paris Motor Show, the Korean company will launch a Europe-wide advertising campaign for the brand-new Kia e-Niro crossover, starring the charismatic actor Robert De Niro.

The famous actress will appear in a series of TV ads as the ambassador of the new Kia electric car, and Kia Motors goal is to promote the benefits of e-Niro, such as the great electrical autonomy, the unique design, and the whole advanced technology that Kia has implemented in the particular electric car.

The Korean company has announced technical details of the electric car with two versions with different battery capacity. A 39.2 kWh that gives the Niro EV electric range of 312 km, and a 64 kWh with 485 km of autonomy, measured in WLTP. Surprising, however, is the impressive number of 615 km of autonomy that has the car in urban use, and this by WLTP measurement.

Kia e-Niro

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The lithium-polymer battery is located under the luggage compartment and takes 54 minutes to charge at 80% with a 100 kW fast-charge. As always the Kia offers very good warranty packages, and the e-Niro is no exception, with 7 years and 160,000 Km for the battery and the electric motor.

The electric motor has a power output of 150 kW (204 hp) and torque can reach 395 Nm. As for the acceleration, it can do 0-100 in 7.8 seconds when the plug-in hybrid version does the same in 10.5 seconds. e-Niro will appear in car dealerships at the end of 2018, at very competitive prices.


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