throughout this past week we have been learning some details of the Kia Telluride, a prototype of full-size SUVS, the hyundai brand has presented at the Detroit Auto show. This SUV seven-seater is based on the platform of the Kia Sorento today, although its dimensions are larger. You have 30 more inches of battle and in total it measures 5 meters long, 2 wide and is 1,77 tall.
Has been designed by the Design Center and Kia of America with the north american market in mind, although the Kia Telluride will not pass from the conceptual phase since the koreans have no intention, for the moment, to produce a model of these features. The square shapes of the body will add muscle to the Kia Telluride, co, along with their huge alloy wheels of 22″. As we anticipate the first teaser, the back doors of the Telluride open 90º in the reverse direction and leave an open space because the concept has no pillars, B.
the interior of The Kia Telluride sports a modern design with two large screens dominating the dashboard, and with some parts manufactured using methods of 3D printing. The front seats has a floating structure, but the most striking is that the seats of the first and second row are able to read the vital signs of its occupants and reflect that information in the screens there are located in the door panels. Depending on the condition of the occupants, the lighting can be adapted automatically to improve mood.
The squares of the second row highlighted by the captain’s chairs, more typical of sedans luxury of an SUV from a brand generalist. Between these seats there are a number of touch controls to operate the multimedia equipment and listening to relaxing music through the sound system Harman Kardon while we enjoy the rear seats.
The Kia Telluride is a plug-in hybrid. Account with a gasoline engine 3.5 V6 GDI direct-injection is supported by an electric motor. Both are located together in a transverse position over the front axle. The concept has a traction drive system, total mechanical, instead of opting to place a second electric motor on the rear axle. Combined are obtained 400 horse power, 270 of the combustion engine and 130 additional electric motor.
Source – Kia
From 33.245 euro