Kia UK is set to roll out new nationwide ‘EV9 Electric Experience’ events to give customers the chhe events demonstrate Kia’s leadership in electrification and provide customers with the opportunity to learn more about the hotly anticipated EV9 seven-seat electric SUV and see it in the metal. Customers will also have the chance to explore the performance focused EV6 GT and the ground-breaking Niro EV.

The ‘EV9 Electric Experience’ events will be held across Kia’s 190 dealerships up and down the country, starting in the south east before heading north.ance to get hands-on for the first time with Kia’s latest electric model, the EV9. The EV9 will make its public and dynamic UK debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on 13-16 July 2023, before embarking on its tour of the UK. Two event teams will simultaneously work their way across the UK to host EV9 Electric Experience events. Citygate Kia Slough and JCB Kia Rainham will serve as the first dealers to host the tour starting on 20 July.

The ‘EV9 Electric Experience’ events run dealer-by-dealer until mid-November and are available to all members of the public who book a place via the website: www.kiaelectricexperience.co.uk Customers can see which dates their local dealerships will host the ‘EV9 Electric Experience’ using the dedicated website and searching by post code. If the closest event has reached maximum capacity, other dealers in the area will be available to choose. The EV9 is a seven-seat electric SUV available in three grades, ‘Air’, ‘GT-Line’ and ‘GT-Line S’, a six-seat variant is also exclusively available for the range topping ‘GT-Line S’ grade. EV9 pre-orders are open now with prices starting from £64,995.

For the 'Air' model, the EV9 is driven by a single motor with rear-wheel drive, while the 'GT-Line' and 'GT-Line S' models are powered by a dual motor all-wheel drive system. A sizable 99.8kWh fourth-generation lithium-ion battery is included with every grade of the EV9. The EV9 'Air', which has a rear-wheel drive system, has a range rating of up to 336 miles (WLTP combined), while the all-wheel drive EV9 'GT-Line' and EV9 'GT-Line S' models have a range rating of up to 308 miles. Every EV9 is capable of 800V charging, which can offer 10-80% charge in 24 minutes at the fastest 350kW ultra-fast charge stations, thanks to Kia's revolutionary E-GMP platform.


On July 13 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in Sussex, England, the much awaited Kia EV9 made its spectacular debut in Europe. The Kia EV9 has finally made its first dynamic appearance since its European static presentation in Frankfurt, Germany, in May, showcasing Kia's dedication to cutting-edge design and environmentally friendly transportation. More than 200,000 people attended the full-throttle, four-day summer extravaganza from July 13 to July 16, with millions watching the global broadcast.

The EV9, Kia’s brand-new all-electric flagship SUV, was on dynamic display at the prestigious hillclimb event. The car was driven up the 1.86-kilometre hill several times throughout the weekend by pro driver Jade Paveley. Between drives, the EV9 was on display in the ‘First Glance Paddock’. Kia also exhibited an EV9 vehicle at the event’s ‘Electric Avenue’ area, where visitors were able to explore the flagship SUV for themselves. Kia experts were available to provide in-depth insights into the new model.