You Are Browsing ‘Kia’ Category

The all-new 2015 Kia Sedona has made its global debut at the ongoing New York Auto Show. The front-engined front-wheel drive Kia Sedona is powered by a 3.3-liter V6 GDI engine that makes a healthy 276 hp at 6,000 rpm and produces peak torque of 336 Nm at 5,200 rpm. This V6 is mated to an electronically controlled six-speed automatic transmission. Inside, the minivan gets Kia’s next-gen UVO Infotainment...

While Hyundai’s 2014 Geneva Motor Show stall saw the launch of the Intrado SUV concept (a fuel cell concept), sister brand Kia conducted the European premiere of the Soul EV and debuted its new hybrid system called ‘T-Hybrid’. The new hybrid system will find application in future Kia cars. The hybrid powertrain is developed by the brand’s European R&D Center and will be used in future Kia...

The Kia GT4 Stinger concept has been revealed at the NAIAS 2014. Designed at Irvine, California, the GT4 Stinger is a 2+2 sportscar with a “Tiger Nose” grille and vertically arranged LED headlights. The low-slung sportscar concept also features a carbon fiber front splitter and a ventilated hood. Powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter T-GDI four-cylinder engine that churns out 315 bhp, the...

Kia has announced that the GT4 Stinger Concept will be showcased at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. The front end has hints of the Audi R8 and the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG. The Kia GT4 Stinger is a low slung sportscars which features a 2+2 seating configuration. The car gets the signature Kia grille which sits just inches above the ground and is flanked with vertical LED headlights. Other...

Korean news agency Yonhap reports that Hyundai and Kia have produced record number of cars at their overseas plants this year. The report cites data from the Korea Automobile Manufacturers Association, stating that the number of cars made by the two OEMs put together in their overseas plants rose by 13.7 percent from last year’s figure of 3.64 million units to 3.78 million units till November...

Kia have announced that they will reveal a sports car concept at the upcoming Detroit Motor Show, which commences for the media on 13 January 2014. The Korean carmaker is not forthcoming about the details of the concept, and will announce the specs and information only at the show. However, Kia have announced that the concept was designed by its design team in Irvine, California. The interiors of the...

Hyundai Motor company, along with its sister concern Kia Motor company, has managed to secure a higher market share for the first 11 months of 2013 in the BRIC nations, making this its best year, according to a report on Korean news agency Yonhap. Overall, both companies managed to sell 2.34 million units in 2013 in BRICs till November for a total market share of 10.9 percent. This is 0.7 percent higher...

Kia have announced the hybrid variants of the K7 and K5 for the Korean market. Called the K7 700h and K5 500h, these models will be available for pre-order in Korea from December 16. The K5 (mid-size hybrid sedan) and K7 (large hybrid sedan) mark Kia’s full-scale entry into the hybrid market, a segment which sees sales of 2,400 units/month in Korea. Both cars will be powered by a 2.4-liter,...