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Spy Shots: Kia EV6 Prototype Hints at Styling Updates

By SEMA News Editors

SEMA News sources recently spotted a prototype of the Kia EV6 undergoing testing in Germany, hinting at a mid-cycle refresh for the electric vehicle that should hit dealerships in late 2024 or early 2025.

Kia EV6 Prototype

The refreshed Kia EV6 will hit dealerships in late 2024 or early 2025.

Expected changes, according to insiders, include updates to the front and rear bumpers, the lamp unit graphics at front and back, new wheels, color options and an updated interior.

A rear shot of the Kia EV6 prototype

Expected changes include updates to the bumpers, lamp unit graphics, new wheels and more.

Like its Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Genesis GV60 stablemates, the EV6 is built on the Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) and offers 800-volt rapid charging and battery capacities of either 58 or 77.4 kWh. No changes are expected to the powertrain options, sources said.

The sporty GT variant has two engines with a total peak output of 430kw (585hp). The vehicle reaches a top speed of 161 mph and accelerates from 0 to 60 in 3.5 seconds. Other engine variants have outputs between 125kw and 239kw.