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Paris 2010: Kia POP Concept

Kia has used the Paris Motor Show to reveal their POP Electric Concept Car which uses a 18kWh lithium polymer gel battery for a total travel range of 160-kilometers on a full charge. The battery will power an electric motor with 50kW of power and 190Nm of torque and this setup will allow for 140km/h. The Kia POP offers a […]

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More Images Of The Kia POP Concept

Kia has released new images of their POP electric mini car concept prior to the Paris Motor Show. The POP mini-car is a small electric vehicle which measures in at three metres long with a bench-like front seat and a single seat at the back. There are no other details on the POP.

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2011 Kia Sportage For South Africa — Large Gallery Included

Kia’s Sportage for South Africa will launch with three different engines, two petrol and one diesel, ranging between 122- to 130kW of power. Following this, there’s a choice of manual or automatic along with two- and all-wheel drive layouts. Safety features include Electronic Stability Control, a Rollover Sensor which deploys the airbags, Hill-start Assist Control and Downhill Brake Control. The […]

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Kia POP For Paris — An Electric Concept

Kia will reveal their latest urban design study at the Paris Motor Show. Dubbed the Kia Pop, it’s an all-electric car with three seats made for city driving. The image on top shows that three people might not be able to fit inside, however Kia is certain that it is possible. And who are we to question them? The Kia […]

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2011 Kia Sportage: Details, Images & Pricing

Kia has announced their 2011 Sportage compact crossover, for the US-market, which is available in three trim levels, Base, LX and EX. The launch of the Kia Sportage will see a 2.4-litre four-cylinder motor with 176-horsepower, where a 2.0-litre turbocharged GDI petrol unit with over 270-horsepower will arrive a few months after launch. Standard features on the 2011 Sportage include […]

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KIA’s Black And White Treatment For The Picanto, Rio And Soul

KIA has revealed two special edition models, called the Domino and Echo, which boast a black and white colour scheme. The two special editions will join the UK line-up where each package will be available on different vehicles. The Domino special will be available on the Picanto and Rio while the Echo is available on the Soul crossover. Kia’s Picanto […]

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Irmscher 001 — The Modified Kia Soul

Another Kia Soul special edition. This time created by Irmscher, from Germany, in collaboration with the Korean automaker itself. It’s called the “Edition Irmscher 001” and it will add a variety of features including two-tone leather seats with different colours and patterns and black carbon-fibre style leather on the outside of the chairs. There will be a few extra details […]

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Kia’s Special Edition Ghost Soul — The Last 2010 SE

The last special edition 2010 Kia Soul is called the Ghost and it’s ready for order. The new model will be based on the Soul+ trim level and it will add metallic and chrome accents, a new front fender with vents, a body kit all round, a moonroof, fog lights and a set of 18-inch alloy wheels. The inside will […]

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New York 2010 — The Kia Optima Has Arrived

Kia’s 2011 Optima has made its way to the New York Motor Show. The new model will be longer, wider and better looking than the model which it replaces. Designed by Peter Schreyer, the Kia Optima for 2011 will have loads of mechanical pieces to make it one of the top contenders in its range. There will be a unibody […]

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New York 2010 — Kia’s Forte Five Door Hatch

Kia’s Forte has made its debut at the 2010 New York Motor Show. The five-door model will join the current four-door and Koup versions. At the moment we do not have any interior images, however, Kia has said that there is a revised center console, new paddle shifters and an automatic transmission unit. Engine wise the Kia Forte will use […]

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The Kia Soul Safety Car Is Ready For The US Touring Car Championship

Kia’s Soul Safety Car has finally found its way to the U.S. Touring Car Championship (USTCC), where it will be racing around making sure that everything is safe. The Kia Soul Safety Car was created by GOGOGEAR and it boasts new suspension upgrades, as well as new tires and special strobe lights inside the headlights, taillights and a light bar […]

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The Kia Optima’s Interior Has Been Teased Prior To Its Release

The Kia Optima’s interior has been teased in art-work form. There is major potential in this interior, and if all goes to plan it will definitely be something fresh and different, which in turn, could attract many new buyers interested in mid-class luxury. Translations from Google say that there will be “Bio-Care” heated seats, a heated steering wheel and a […]

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The Next Generation Kia Magentis / Optima — First Images & Details

Kia has revealed the first images of their new 2011 Magentis, also known as the Optima. The new model will be revealed at the New York Auto Show and it will be more aggressive than its predecessor as it has a new style. There will be a sharply raked roofline, flared wheel arches, LED daytime running lights, front fender vents […]

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Kia’s 2011 Sportage Is On Show In Geneva

Kia’s Sportage has been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The new SUV is bigger than the previous version, as well as higher than the previous version. The 2011 Kia Sportage is on display, and it will soon be available with four different engine options. Two petrol units and two diesel units. Kia’s diesel range will start with 85kW and […]

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Kia’s Venga — The First All-Electric From Kia

Kia’s new all-electric plug-in concept called the Venga is at the Geneva Motor Show. This is the first all-electric model from the Korean automaker and it will have an electric powertrain with 80kW and 280Nm of torque. The 0-100km/h time will be 11.8 seconds. A 24kWh battery pack with lithium-ion cells will be located in the boot of the car.

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