KONA Electric – The New Normal
Hyundai KONA Electric Makes it to GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Feat
• GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ feat was achieved under the category ‘Highest Altitude Achieved in an Electric Car’
January 17, 2020 – Hyundai Electric SUV KONA, has made it to the prestigious GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™. Hyundai KONA Electric is the first fully Electric SUV driven to an altitude of 5,731 meters to Sawula Pass in Tibet and comfortably breaking the previous record of 5,715.28 meters’ altitude by any electric car.
With this feat, KONA Electric has proven itself as a truly reliable Electric Vehicle in extreme conditions. During the expedition, KONA Electric performed as a true SUV on harsh weather conditions like low temperatures, continuous snowfall and icy tarmacs. The Electronic Stability Control (ESC) in KONA Electric ensured the stability of the Vehicle handling in all road conditions. Technology and Performance hand-in-hand made this Green car a true performer and record making First Electric Vehicle to reach highest altitude.
During the entire drive duration, the KONA Electric was charged through the convenient portable chargers. The car was charged overnight with the standard portable charger provided along with the vehicle. No performance issues were found while climbing the peaks. While descending from peaks, the smart power regeneration system in the vehicle complimented the driving range.
The conquest personifies KONA EV’s powerful performance and assurance of its range and capability to outperform in any weather condition across extreme geographies and demographics.
For Complete Peace of Mind of Customers – The KONA Electric would be available with a Warranty for 3 Years and unlimited Kilometres, along with a Warranty for 8 Years and upto 160,000 Kms for its High Voltage Battery.