Sooner of later, every car in the road will have a face lift a few years after it was first introduced, and Kia Optima is no exception. Both the exterior and interior of Kia’s sales leader suffered several changes in order to keep up with the latest models and technologies.
29 de Março de 2013
28 de Março de 2013
While everyone is paying attention to the New York International Auto Show, Kia decided to bring a new concept to the Seoul Motor Show, but at the same time revealed they have no plans to put this compact, "four-door coupe", designed in Seoul, into volume production.
After the launch of the Kia Forte sedan and the Forte hatchback, it was time to show the world the all-new Forte Koup. According to the South Korean company the new two-door car has a design and performance inspired by European tastes, finishing the revamped Forte lineup.
27 de Março de 2013
We all knew sooner or later Kia was going to introduce an all-new Kia Soul, but it was a little bit surprising to find out it was going to be revealed at the New York International Auto Show. The new Soul is based on the Track’ster concept that was shown at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show.
25 de Março de 2013
First it was the Cross GT in Chicago, than the Provo in Geneva, and now it seems Kia will bring another concept to the Seoul Motor Show. The CUB (in English a cub is the young of certain animals, like the lions and bears) is the new concept, a car that according to Kia is "both sleek and small".
3 de Março de 2013
When the Kia Pro_Cee'd GT was revealed the Korean brand forgot to show how the car looked from behind, indicating there could be something very wrong with it. To calm these rumors a few new images appeared online revealing that specific part of the sporty three-door hatchback.
2 de Março de 2013
The unnamed concept that i wrote about over a month ago was now completely revealed by KIA and is called the Provo. At that time Kia described it as "a provocative and racy new urban concept", so now we can see they gave us a tip about the name, since it comes from the word provocative.
8 de Fevereiro de 2013
Kia already announced they were going to show a new concept at the Chicago Auto Show, but at that time they only released one (bad) image. Today more images and information was revealed to the public. And like most concepts this one serves as a hint for the brands future design language.
While the Forte Hatchback was designed in Seoul with the supervision of Kia's global chief of design, Peter Schreyer, it clearly had in mind the European tastes even if it is based in a model that for now isn't available in Europe, the Forte Sedan.
31 de Janeiro de 2013
In less than one week the 2013 Chicago Auto Show will open its doors for the media and KIA will reveal their concept, the Cross GT, that should not be confused with Volskwagens CrossBlue, specially because they might end up has competitors, since it will be bigger that the Sorento. All we know for now is that this concept is a hint at what will be the brands new design language.
28 de Janeiro de 2013
Two days ago you saw here the first two images of the upcoming Pro_Cee'd GT and today Kia decided to reveal a little more about "the brand’s most performance-focused production car ever", including more images, a few technical details and the confirmation of the 3 and 5 door versions.
26 de Janeiro de 2013
That is right, what you have here are the first two images of the upcoming Kia Pro_Cee'd GT revealed well ahead of the Geneva Motor Show in a Russian website, and the car looks great with an aggressive front that i am sure will be a hard rival to the Golf GTI.
23 de Janeiro de 2013
Kia will show this new concept at the Geneva Motor Show in March and promises it will be "a provocative and racy new urban concept". Nothing else is known, but the concept won't have the traditional tiger-nose, instead it will adopt a more friendly grille and headlight arrangement.
3 de Janeiro de 2013
A few years ago Kia and Microsoft joined forces to create the UVO, or "Your Voice", a voice-activated entertainment system that also comes with a 4.3inch touchscreen and allows you to control your vehicle's multimedia and infotainment systems.
4 de Dezembro de 2012
This time we get to see the front and the back of the car in some sort of hand-drawn image, but we also get some fresh informations about technical details of this new version.
29 de Novembro de 2012
The Kia Forte sedan is already known pretty much everywhere in the world. It is the K3 in Korea and the Cerato in Brazil, Australia, New Zealand and a few other countries, but has now arrived in the USA and in the Los Angeles Motor Show.
4 de Novembro de 2012
According to both carmakers there was a mistake with the numbers due to "Procedural errors at the automakers’ joint testing operations in Korea". Because of these errors approximately 900.000, or 35 percent of, 2011-13 model year vehicles sold until October 31, 2012. 600.000 from Hyundai and 300.000 Kia models.