Company 2018-2019 Kia has brought to the Chicago Auto Show in hybrid crossover Trail’ster e-AWD, based at the Soul model. The compact SUV has a concept and reflects the status of the vehicle are designed for adventure seekers, adventurers and those who just want to briefly escape from the “concrete jungle”. It is possible that the show car foreshadows the output or all-wheel drive hybrid versions Soul.
New 2018-2019 Kia Trail’ster e-AWD was designed in California 2018-2019 Kia design studio previously yavivshey world concept GT4 Stinger. In an interesting crossover color of the body, which is a combination of shades Polar Pearl Snowdrift and Terra Bronze. The creators have provided a prototype retractable soft top and special fastenings for snowboards or bikes.
Bumpers have protective plates made of aluminum, it is quite remarkable diode lighting. The wheel arches are distinguished 19-inch alloy wheels with red accents and tires Pirelli Winter Carving dimension 245 / 45R19. Compared with the 2018-2019 Kia Soul ground clearance Trail’ster e-AWD 6 centimeters more.
The vehicle interior is decorated with brown leather and decorated with aluminum. In other differences between the initial model almost none. The exception was a selector of an automatic transmission and a red engine start button.
Under the hood 2018-2019 Kia Trailster is 4-cylinder petrol engine volume of 1.6 liter supercharged. The internal combustion engine has an output of 185 horsepower and a torque of 251 Nm. Realization of traction is a 6-speed automatic transmission. The rear axle drives the electric motor with a return of 35 horsepower and 135 Newton-meters. As a result, the total capacity of up to 220 horsepower with a thrust of 386 Nm. As part of the power plant also has a motor-generator, the supply of lithium-ion battery capacity of 1.2 kWh, placed under the boot floor.
According to the manufacturer, Trail’ster e-AWD 25-30 percent more economical than a simple Soul in the city and 5-10 percent less greedy in the extra-urban cycle. The electric motor on the rear axle makes the car when accelerating or when the front wheels slip. If the driver is in no hurry and costs with the gas pedal very gently, then Trailster traveling in electric mode, but run without using the internal combustion engine is only 4 and a half kilometers.