Kia has the first teasers of its new EV6 electric SUV, which is the first model based on Kia’s new dedicated EV platform (E-GMP).

Kia EV6

Kia also says that the EV6 will feature a new design philosophy that “embodies Kia’s shifting focus towards electrification.”

“EV6 is the embodiment of both our brand purpose, ‘Movement that inspires’, and our new design philosophy. It has been designed to inspire every journey by offering an instinctive and natural experience that improves the daily lives of our customers, and provide user ownership that is simple, intuitive and integrated,” said Karim Habib, Senior Vice President and Head of Kia Global Design Center. “Our aim is to design the physical experience of our brand and to create bold, original and inventive electric vehicles.”

Kia’s electric vehicles will also feature a new naming strategy. All the dedicated BEVs will start with the prefix “EV” so that buyers will be able to easily understand which of its models are fully electric. The number after corresponds with the car’s position in the EV lineup.

Kia hasn’t announced the exact date that it will reveal the EV6, but it ill debut at some point in the first quarter of this year.