28 de março de 2013

2014 Kia Forte Koup is the third member of the Forte lineup

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.

The all-new Forte Koup will be available in two trim levels, EX and SX, and with two engine and transmission options. The EX is available with the four cylinder 2.0 liter GDI engine producing 173hp @6500rpm and 209Nm (154lb/ft) of torque @4700rpm mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, while the SX comes with the turbocharged four-cylinder 1.6 liter GDI that has a power output of 201hp @6000rpm and 264Nm (195lb/ft) of torque between 1750 and 4500rpm, and can be connected to either a six-speed manual or a optional six-speed automatic with paddle shifters.

Kia's UVO eServices with Rear Camera Display is available as standard, and so is Bluetooth, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and LED head lights. But if that is not enough you have the optional navigation system with HD Radio, HID headlights, SmartKey with push-button start and dual-zone automatic climate control.

The SX version also has 18 inch alloy wheels (the EX comes with 16"), LED tail lights, dual chrome exhaust tips and different bumpers with with trim pieces that look like carbon fiber.