Forward of the New York Inside Auto Present Genesis unveiled its Mint concent car. The small two-door EV was in fact inexperienced. However it’s styling and brief wheelbase make it excellent for urban environments the place you are going to be judged for your style and elegance selections. I assume.
Genesis says the tiny car can have an estimated vary of 200 miles and can assist quick charging as much as 350kW. It is a concept car so these numbers are type of made up. However they may very well be a great indicator of a possible small EV that the automaker might introduce in just a few years. Plus, should you’re simply cruising round city you do not actually need greater than a 200-mile vary and if a car does assist 350kW charging, it’s going to fast out and in of a charging station.
The rear of the car is fascinating. As an alternative of a standard hatchback, a pair of doorways open skyward like a supercar. It is bizarre and makes zero sense for a cargo space and it is also type of superior. However I by no means need to see it on a manufacturing car.
Manfred Fitzgerald, world head of the Genesis model mentioned, “Mint belongs in the city, and we are proud to introduce our evolution of the ideal city car in New York.”
The Mint itself will unlikely ever see the sunshine of day, however in a world the place electrical crossovers have gotten the norm, it is good to see a small two-seater is on the minds of some automakers.