KuroEV Brings Volt City EV to Malaysia in 2023 – RM40k Electric Shop Will Be Offered Through Subscription
If you are interested Volt City EV, which was launched in Thailand last month, you should be able to get one next year, because the electric hatchback is coming to us. Local company KuroEV has signed an agreement with Primus EV Company to become the Malaysian distributor for the small Volt.
According to KuroEV founder Ken Too, the company plans to bring around 500 Volt units in phases, with the first cars expected to arrive here sometime in Q2 2023. A demo unit is also expected. will be put to the test this year. for JPJ VTA type approval.
However, you won’t be able to buy the car right away, not in the first place. Mr Too said the first 500 cars will only be available under an annual subscription, the purpose of which is to gather feedback from registrants as well as to collect driving and usage data via a mobile device. Setting. He added that the price for the subscription will be revealed at a later time.
To support the initial phase of the brand’s entry into Malaysia, KuroEV will set up Volt 3S centers in all major cities over the next three years. He said the company will decide how best to ultimately market Volt once it receives enough feedback from the market, adding that the brand plans to enter other right-wing ASEAN markets such as Singapore and Indonesia. within the next three years. .
In a nutshell, the Volt City EV is available in two- and four-door configurations, each with two trim specifications, namely Classic and Premium. Prices start from 325,000 baht (RM39,650) for the two-door Classic and 355,000 baht (RM43,300) for the two-door premium, while the four-door Classic starts at 385,000 baht (RM46,960) and the Premium, from 415,000 baht ( 50,620 RM).
In terms of dimensions, the two-door Volt City EV has a length of 2,920 mm, a width of 1,499 mm and a height of 1,610 mm, with a wheelbase of 1,980 mm. As you would expect given its size, the small tyke weighs only 690 kg. Meanwhile, the larger four-door model is similar in width and height, except that it’s longer (3,380 mm) and has a longer wheelbase at 2,440 mm. It’s also heavier, tilting the scales at 795 kg.
All Volt City variants are equipped with the same powertrain, a single permanent-magnet synchronous electric motor, on two doors for 40 hp and 90 Nm. The engine is powered by an 11.8 kWh lithium-ion battery, which gives the two-door version a range of up to 165 km (based on the NEDC cycle). Top speed is 100 km/h and with a 3.1 kW AC charger, it takes four hours to fully charge the car.
The four-door model increases the engine’s output to 46 hp and 102 Nm, and also has a larger capacity battery of 16.5 kWh, increasing the range to 210 km (again, NEDC). The top speed is identical with the two doors and again, with the 3.1 kW AC charger, it takes 5.5 hours to fully charge the battery.