Kia Naimo Electric Concept Car Debuts

The Naimo is an electric crossover utility designed by the international design team of Kia in Seoul. The name derives from the Korean word for “Ne-mo”, meaning “square”. The Naimo Electric Concept is a crossover utility (CUV) that, depending on the brand, characterized by its simple lines and a solid, muscular stance.

The design is accentuated by a number of details such as the wraparound windshield, sunroof asymmetric and the illuminated LED style. This mix of simple and complex features of the lines is similar to work done in some offices of South Korea as the Asian style pottery Celadon, with great influence in the style of the prototype.

The Naimo is the third electric vehicle that has been signed in a year. With this concept of 3.9 meters long, Kia explores the practicalities of introducing a model for future zero-emission vehicles for city dwellers of five doors and four seats.

Power comes from an electric motor with an output of 109 HP and maximum torque of 280 Nm, which allows the Naimo to reach a top speed of 93 mph. In addition, a double pack of lithium ion battery of 27 kWh is below the trunk floor. In electrical performance, provides a range of 200 km on a single charge.

His quick recharge cycle (50 kW) can supply 80 per cent capacity in 25 minutes and in the normal course (3.3 kW), the full charge is achieved after five hours. Naimo will join the fleet of electric vehicles from Kia to be tested under various conditions to develop future production models with zero or significantly reduced emissions.