Captain cool is known for owning some of the most unique vehicles in the country ranging from vintage cars to ultra-modern supercars.
MS Dhoni gifted himself the Kia EV6 electric car. Dhoni boasts a car collection that would make anyone enviable. He has not only vintage and modern supercars but also some prominent motorcycles. However, this has to be the first EV in his ostentatious garage. Kia has brought its acclaimed EV to India just a couple of months ago. Interestingly, it has managed to sell 200 units and more CBU units will need to be allotted to India to cope with the demand. Hence, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that even the celebs are finding value in it.
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MS Dhoni Buys Kia EV6
This post has been added as a Tweet by a certain Dipti Msdian. The caption reads, “New Beast added to @msdhoni car collection”. As per the information in the post, MSD is seen taking along his Chennai Super Kings teammates Ruturaj Gaikwad and Kedar Jhadav on the ride. This event has been captured from Ranchi, the hometown of Captain Cool. The electric car is grey in colour which is the most common colour scheme the EV has been showcased by Kia in.
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The Kia EV6 comes with a 77.4 kWh Lithium-ion battery that comes in RWD and AWD versions. In the RWD configuration, the EV develops 229 PS and 350 Nm, while in the AWD trim, it churns out 325 PS and 605 Nm of peak power and torque. The 350 kW DC fast charging allows 10-80% charging in just 18 mins. It accelerates from 0-100 km/h in just 5.2 secs. The claimed WLTP range is an impressive 528 km. It is based on Hyundai Group’s E-GMP (Electric Global Modular Platform) on which the upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 5 is also built.
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Good Market Response
Having successfully delivered the initial 200 units of the EV in our market, Kia is now planning to import more units. It is clear that the response to this premium EV has been quite impressive and overwhelming. It also suggests that people are willing to adopt EVs even if the price point is over Rs 60 lakh. Let us see how the market responds to the Hyundai IONIQ 5. The upcoming EV is slated for launch in India pretty soon.
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