Hyundai Kona EV Reaches Highest Altitude to Set Guinness World Record

Hyundai Kona EV Reaches Highest Altitude to Set Guinness World Record

Hyundai Kona EV reaches highest altitude to set Guinness record

 Hyundai Kona Electric SUV is the only electric SUV currently available in the country and is priced at Rs 23 lakh and upwards

Hyundai Kona Electric SUV has achieved Guinness World Record feat, under the ‘Highest Altitude Achieved in Electric Car’ category. The company's first fully Made-in-India electric SUV was driven to an altitude of 5,731 meters to Sawula Pass in Tibet and comfortably broke the previous record of 5,715.28 meters altitude by any electric car.

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S S Kim, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India, said Hyundai Kona Electric making it to the prestigious Guinness World Records feat is a proud moment for everyone and remarkable feat for the company. The Kona Electric has triggered an electric revolution by demolishing various myths about electric vehicle and is a true expression of Hyundai’s spirit of staying ahead of the curve, he added.

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Rishi Nath, Adjudicator, Guiness World Records, said a new precedent has been set for the highest altitude in an electric car.

Prices of the Hyundai Kona Electric currently fall in the range of Rs 23.71 lakh to Rs 23.9 lakh (ex-showroom) in India. This electric SUV currently does not have face any competition but going forward, this space will hot up with MG ZS EV, Tata Nexon EV and Mercedes-Benz EQC hopping on the EV bandwagon in the country.