Pininfarina and Hybrid Kinetic Group are not stopping their product concept onslaught as the partners took advantage of the current auto show in Beijing, China to unveil to the global public their latest creations, including the K350 electric 4-seater SUV.
The new K350 electric 4-seater SUV is one of the three concepts being displayed by Pininfarina and Hybrid Kinetic Group. The other two concepts are the H500 electric saloon and the GT Gran Turismo. The GT Gran Turismo actually made its global debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, while the H500 is making its first public appearance alongside the K350 at the Auto China 2018 (2018 Beijing Motor Show).
These three new models – K350 4-seater SUV, H500 saloon and the HK GT -- share a number of elements, including their electric powertrain that features a range extender. All featuring Pininfarina styling, these three new HK electric vehicles are influenced by the same clear, straightforward design language. They are laden with advanced technology, and boast of better ergonomics as well as sophisticated materials.
All these new models are fitted with HK’s groundbreaking technologies, including but are not limited to its traction system, battery and control unit. Powered by electric motors that are engineered to deliver more 300 kW of max power output, the K350 4-seater SUV, H500 saloon and the HK GT are able to go as fast as 250 km/h. In terms of acceleration from nil to 100 km/h, the K350 4-seater SUV could complete the sprint in just 4.7 seconds. The H500 saloon – as expected – is quicker than the K350 4-seater SUV as it could dash from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds.
Pininfarina and Hybrid Kinetic Group consider the K350 as the most compact SUV in the range. The new K350 4-seater SUV joins other existing eco-friendly utilities in Hybrid Kinetic range – the K550 5-seater and K750 7-seater SUVs that were unveiled at the 2017 edition of the Shanghai Motor Show.
Featuring perfect proportions, sturdy body and volumes concentrated on the wheels, the K350 marks an evolution of the design DNA and codes developed by Pininfarina for Hybrid Kinetic Group. As designed, the K350 4-seater SUV is a vehicle that blends refinement and elegance with strength and sturdiness.
The presentation of the K350 SUV, H500 saloon and the GT Gran Turismo at the 2018 Beijing Motor Show is confirmation of the joint effort between Pininfarina and Hybrid Kinetic Group to develop green vehicles while further refining the identity of the high-tech brand based in Hong Kong. According to Pininfarina chief executive Silvio Pietro Angori, the three models seen in Beijing represent another step forward in a long-term and fruitful relationship between the Italian auto design firm and Hybrid Kinetic Group.