Saturday, February 14, 2015

Kia Trail’ster e-AWD Concept

Kia Trail’ster e-AWD concept, based on the Soul urban passenger vehicle, is primarily powered by a 185 horsepower 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission and matched to an electric all-wheel-drive system with a 1.2 kWh Lithium Ion Polymer battery powering a 27 kW, 270 volt AC synchronous permanent magnet electric motor outputting 35 horsepower and 100 pound-feet of torque to the rear wheels and bringing total output to 220 horsepower and 285 pound-feet of torque.