Kia bares Concept EV5

Kia bares Concept EV5

Kia has revealed the Concept EV5, which will be launched in China later this year.


  • What are some of the exterior features of the Kia Concept EV5?

    Per Kia, some of the exterior features offered by the Concept EV5 include the new Digital Tiger Face fascia, the Star Map signature lighting technology, and its striking 21-inch wheels.
  • Where will Kia first launch the Concept EV5?

    According to Kia, the Concept EV5 will be first launched in China. Details regarding any future plans for the other global markets will be made in due course.
  • Per the South Korean carmaker, the Kia Concept EV5 heralds a new design era for Kia and gives an intriguing glimpse into the aesthetic direction of the brand’s future electric vehicles (EV).

    “It is my great privilege to proudly announce that Kia is entering the EV market in China. The Kia Concept EV5 marks yet another definitive step on our mission to become a leader in sustainable mobility solutions to provide a better future for all. Kia will enrich our customers’ lifestyles and enable them to pursue personal adventures by setting fresh standards for dynamic and efficient electric driving,” said Kia Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Ho Sung Song.

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    At the fore, the Kia Concept EV5 wears the new Digital Tiger Face flanked by headlights that feature the brand’s Star Map signature lighting technology.

    Notable is the Kia Concept EV5’s square fenders that go well with its sculpted lines and powerful stance. The fenders house striking 21-inch wheels.

    At the rear of the Kia Concept EV5 is an aerodynamic roof spoiler.

    Inside, the Kia Concept EV5 boasts intuitive features to give occupants greater freedom to interact with and appreciate the great outdoors.

    Featured is a cabin with innovative swivel seats and a full-length panoramic sunroof, which also acts as solar panels.

    Additionally, its seats, doors, dashboard, and headliner are made from various sustainable items including plant-based materials like seaweed extract and upcycled PET bottles.

    “The Kia Concept EV5 takes influence from the contrast and complementarity of natural landscapes and man-made architecture. It is designed to inspire our customers on every journey while providing sustainable and environmentally responsible solutions. Created for those who seek inventive new ideas, the SUV brings together emotional form language with innovative, user-focused interior architecture,” stated Kia Global Design Center Head and Executive Vice President Karim Habib.

    Details regarding any future plans for the other global markets will be made in due course. 

    Photos from Kia

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