Sony Electric Vehicle Coming Soon — Vision-S and Vision-S 02 Electric SUV: All You Need To Know

Sony Vision-S 02 electric SUV displayed at CES 2022; might soon be launched. Tech giant Sony has displayed a new electric SUV at the ongoing CES 2022 in Las Vegas, and this new SUV might be the first electric vehicle from Sony. This also reaffirms Sony's intentions to grab a slice of the EV pie.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

The world is switching over to electric mobility and the traditional automotive brands are working towards the same. Not wanting to be left behind are several tech companies. A few brands that earned their reputation for making smartphones, computers, speakers, TVs, and other consumer electronics are now eyeing the EV market and Sony is one of them.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

It was back in 2020 that Sony first displayed the Vision-S concept. It was a futuristic electric vehicle that looked great and had a lot of promise. However, back then, this EV was only viewed as a display of what Sony is capable of doing as the Japanese brand hadn't displayed any clear intentions to enter the EV market.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

In the months that followed, the Sony Vision-S was spotted testing on public roads and quite naturally, everyone expected the Sony electric sedan to be launched sooner or later. Now, several months after the Vision-S was first displayed, Sony has displayed a new EV and this time, it is an SUV.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

CES is the largest consumer electronics show in the world and over the last few years, the show has seen a steady increase in the number of electric vehicles being displayed. The new Sony electric SUV was also displayed at CES 2022.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

There are no concrete details of the new Sony Vision-S 02 SUV or the powertrain that lies beneath it. However, it is expected to feature the same powertrain as the Vision-S and similar technology too could be used.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

Sony had previously confirmed that the Vision-S will be powered by a 536bhp powertrain that comprises of one motor at the front and another at the rear. This allows the Sony Vision-S to have all-wheel-drive capabilities. Performance is brisk too, with 0-100km/h being covered in under 5 seconds and the electric sedan is capable of a top speed of around 240km/h.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

Not so surprisingly, the Sony Vision-S comes loaded with technology. It has a gigantic infotainment screen, 5G connectivity that also gives it OTA updates capability. The sedan also features around 40 sensors that measure various parameters at all times to provide the users with a seamless driving experience. The sedan also features autonomous capabilities.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

Needless to say, the new electric SUV from Sony will also feature these technologies and more. More details on the powertrain, technology, and launch timeline are expected to come out soon.

Sony Electric Vehicle — Vision-S and Electric SUV At CES 2022: All You Need To Know

Thought On Sony Electric SUV Being Showcased At CES 2022

Sony is a familiar brand that has produced some brilliant consumer electronics. Now that the brand is getting into the electric vehicle industry, things are soon going to get quite exciting. Will we ever see the Sony EVs in India? At the moment it doesn't seem like we will see one soon. Time, however, will tell.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 12:24 [IST]
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