If you wanted a new Kia EV6 First Edition, we hope you acted fast. Reservations are full for the limited 1,500 run. Pre-orders were originally slated to open Thursday, June 3rd, but due to technical difficulties, Kia says the reservation site was closed on June 3rd. They reopened it on June 8th with improved bandwidth and all 1,500 models available were quickly spoken for.
“Early demand for the all-new EV6 has been overwhelming and we quickly reset our special Reservation website to handle expanded access and traffic,” said Russell Wager, vice president, marketing, Kia America. “Fairness is a fundamental component of our corporate culture, and therefore we thought best to suspend the original process, enhance the reservation procedure, and then reopen this exclusive opportunity to the many folks who had been in line and excited to join us on this journey.”
The First Edition was offered with a choice of three gifts - an at-home vehicle charger, a 1000 kWh credit within a national charging network, or an Apple Watch for connecting to the EV6’s suite of Kia Connect services. Kia says over 81% of pre-order registrants chose the at-home charger..
EV6 First Edition
First Edition upgrades include an Augmented Reality (AR) Head-Up Display, Remote Smart Parking Assist, sunroof, 20-inch wheels, premium 14-speaker Meridian audio system, dual-motor AWD power delivery and 77.4 kWh battery.
It was available in three limited color combinations: Urban Yellow with black seats, Glacier (white) with dark green seats, and Steel Gray Matte with black seats. (The Urban Yellow exterior color and dark green seats on the Glacier variant will be exclusive to the First Edition.) Illuminated door sills with “First Edition” designation and a numbered interior badge
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