MS Dhoni Buys KIA EV6

MS Dhoni buys KIA EV6

MS Dhoni, a former captain of the Indian cricket team, lived up to his passion for automobiles by purchasing a Kia EV6, which he now includes in his opulent collection of automobiles and motorcycles.

The accomplished cricketer, who has received numerous awards, owns a coveted collection of classic cars, both on two and four wheels, both new and old. Adding it to his collection as the first all-electric car.

In a video posted to Twitter, Mahendra Singh Dhoni can be seen sitting in his new Kia EV6 with teammates Kedar Jadhav and Ruturaj Gaekwad. Given that it is being driven on temporary registration numbers, the moonlight grey Kia EV6, which is the all-electric crossover’s distinctive colour worldwide, appears to be brand-new.

The Kia EV6 was launched in India in June 2022 and is the costliest model offered by the Korean automaker. The Kia EV6 was introduced through the CBU (Completely Built Unit) method in small quantities. The all-electric crossover has, nevertheless, had a strong start for Kia and has been selling well.

For a vehicle of its price and scale, Kia recently reported that it had sold over 200 units of the EV6 in India since its launch. The number of additional EV6 cars that will be allotted to India in the upcoming months has not yet been determined, but Kia is now anticipating an increase in this allocation.

Kia EV6 Battery

Kia boasts that the EV6’s 77.4 kWh battery pack, which can be charged by up to 350 kW DC fast chargers, has an astounding range of 500 km on the ARAI cycle. The EV6 is Kia’s first all-electric car and is built on the e-GMP platform developed by Hyundai-Kia. The Hyundai Ioniq 5, which will arrive in India in the first quarter of 2023, will soon compete with the Kia EV6 in India, where it currently competes with the Volvo XC40 Recharge.

In order to provide an unrivalled in-cabin experience and long-range to lessen range anxiety, KIA will offer cutting-edge and environmentally friendly BEVs, he noted. The company’s transition to electric vehicles, a sector that is still in its infancy in the country, is supported by the vigorous push from the Indian government toward a sustainable future for the nation.

The EV6 will be offered by Kia in 15 dealerships spread across 12 cities. 150 kW rapid chargers would be available at the dealerships.


Battery Capacity77.4kw
Motor TypePermanent Magnet Synchronous Motor(F&R)
Max Power320.55bhp
Max Torque605Nm
Battery Warranty8Years
Battery TypeLithium-ion
Transmission TypeAutomatic
Mild HybridNo
Drive TypeAWD
Seating Capacity5
Length (mm)4695
Width (mm)1890
Height (mm)1550
Wheel Base (mm)2900


How fast can the Kia EV6 go?

In comparison to the standard dual-motor EV6, total power is up 44% to 577 bhp, while torque has increased noticeably from 350 nm to 740 nm. The GT now accelerates from 0 to 100kmph in 3.5 seconds, and its top speed has increased from 180 to 260kmph as a result.

What is the Kia EV6 range?

EPA-estimated all-electric range for the 2023 EV6 lineup is 331-500km and varies by trim/options selected. With the 77.4 kWh battery, the vehicle can add, approx. 350 km range in 18 mins with 800v DC fast charging (also known as “L3” or “Level 3 chargers”). Charging time will vary.

Does Kia EV6 have an engine?

The Kia EV6 offers a single electric engine. An automatic transmission is an option. 

How much power does the Kia EV6 have?

The EV6 is available with either single-motor rear-wheel drive (RWD) or dual-motor all-wheel drive, and its range of travel is between 373 and 310 km (AWD). The powertrain of the GT-Line RWD test car produced 225 horsepower, 258 lb-ft of torque, and 500km of range from a 77.4-kWh battery.


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