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The 2022 Kia EV6 is quickly becoming a sought-after electric SUV. It offers a range of up to 310 miles and has been winning a variety of different awards. But for those looking for a performance SUV, the standard EV6 may not have enough power. And that is where the 2022 Kia EV6 GT will come in. With this model, drivers will be able to enjoy serious performance and aggressive looks. Plus, the EV6 GT may be the most powerful Kia that has ever been put into production.

How fast is a Kia EV6 GT?

The 2022 Kia EV6 GT will not be an EV for the faint of heart, it is set to offer 576 horsepower and 546 pound-foot of torque. And that should make this a seriously quick vehicle. Additionally, each EV6 GT electric SUV will come equipped with all-wheel drive. And that should help with things like handling and driving in inclement weather. 

A red 2022 Kia EV6 GT shows off its unique styling as a performance EV crossover.
2022 Kia EV6 GT | Kia

Horsepower and torque are not the only things that will make this electric SUV feel quick. According to Car and Driver, Kia has crafted a special software to imitate the feeling of a limited-slip differential. And while it is not a true LSD, it should add a more engaging drive to the EV6. Especially considering the performance that this EV will already offer. 

In terms of speed, Kia has stated that the EV6 GT will have a top speed of around 161 mph. The 0-60 mph time should be somewhere around 3 seconds, which is nothing to scoff at. Better yet, the EV6 GT will still be able to benefit from ultra-fast charging. It can add up to 80% of battery charge in under 20 minutes. 

The 2022 EV6 GT will look like a performance car

As an electric SUV, this red Kia EV6 GT shows off its legitimate performance.
2022 Kia EV6 GT | Kia

In addition to offering legitimate performance, the EV6 GT also looks the part. It is not enough for a car to have a sporty drive, it needs to have an aggressive look to go along with it, and we feel the EV6 GT excels there. It will offer painted brake calipers, unique bodywork, and 21-inch wheels. Better yet, the seats are heavily bolstered to allow you to focus on the road without worrying about sliding around in your seat. 

For those who want a sporty EV, but don’t necessarily need the power of the EV6 GT electric SUV, there is the EV6 GT-Line. This model is currently available and will likely feature a more affordable price tag than the full GT model.

When can I order a Kia EV6 GT?

The 2022 Kia EV6 is currently rolling out in all 50 states, but if you want the GT you will have to wait. Kia has slowly been releasing more information and specs about the performance EV6 GT, but it is not yet on sale. We expect it to arrive later in 2022. 

The interior of the Kia EV6 GT shows how it is focused on the driver. Yellow stitching and accents can be seen throughout.
2022 Kia EV6 GT Interior | Kia

As we learn more about the EV6 GT, we will follow up on this performance EV. And, once it is finally released, we would not be surprised if this vehicle becomes a hot commodity for those who want the benefits of EV ownership without sacrificing performance.


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