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Kia GT Coupe Concept to Hit Dealerships in 2016
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Kia GT Coupe Concept to Hit Dealerships in 2016

Oct 29 2013, 11:31am CDT | by

Kia also admits to wanting a MX-5 competitor

Kia has announced that a production version of its GT Coupe concept will hit showrooms in 2016. The GT Coupe will be based on the rear-wheel drive concept car that debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt...

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Kia GT Coupe Concept to Hit Dealerships in 2016

Oct 29 2013, 11:31am CDT | by

Kia also admits to wanting a MX-5 competitor

Kia has announced that a production version of its GT Coupe concept will hit showrooms in 2016. The GT Coupe will be based on the rear-wheel drive concept car that debuted at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. Despite being based on a rear wheel drive platform, the car is expected to be front-wheel-drive since the only rear wheel drive platform Kia has is a long wheelbase executive car.

Speaking to Auto Express, Soon-Nam Lee, Kia’s vice-president of overseas marketing, said: “We have plans to build a GT – we spoke about it at our global marketing conference in Singapore. We’ll be mainly targeting the end of 2016 or early 2017.”

Kia is also tipped to be showing off a new roadster concept in January at the Detroit Auto Show. Kia has made no bones about saying that it wanted MX-5 rival in the company lineup. There's no word on what sort of powertrain the Kia roadster might have but if it's front-wheel-drive it won't be much of a MX-5 competitor.

 
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Kia showcasing Optima T-Hybrid concept in Paris [w/video]

Sep 29 2014 4:45pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Hybrid, Sedan, Videos, Paris Motor Show, Kia, Diesel At the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, Kia showcased a new diesel hybrid powertrain. And at the rapidly approaching Paris Motor Show, it will present that new technology in the Optima sedan concept you see here. Called the Kia Optima T-Hybrid, the concept mates a 1.7-liter diesel with both a turbocharger and electric supercharger to a small electric motor and a 48-volt lead ...
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Euro-spec Kia Sorento gets detailed ahead of Paris

Sep 29 2014 2:40pm CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Kia has released some new details about the Euro-spec ...
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Five Things That Might Make You Spend $40K on a Kia Sedona Minivan

Sep 29 2014 9:38am CDT | Source: Cars.com

< Despite Kia's recent entrance into the uber-lux car segment with the 2015 K900, a full-size sedan, many of us may still think of Kia as a budget brand. With the launch of the reinvented 2015 Kia Sedona, some families may pause before spending around $40,000 for the fully loaded minivan, which you have to do to get all the nifty features. This puts the Sedona in the same price range as the bu ...
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Minivan Review: 2015 Kia Sedona

Sep 29 2014 9:08am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

This is what my life has come to: parked in a mall outside a Jamba Juice in a minivan, with the A/C on and Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off cranked up to full blast. Say, this song is kinda catchy. Haters gonna hate hate hate and something something something doodly-do. No! Stop! Where’s my iPod? I think I have some Motörhead on there – what happened man? I used to be cool! Ah the minivan, official vehicle of the used-to-be-cool. When David Byrne sang of finding ...
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For $22,500 Canuck-Bucks, This 1998 Kia Vigato Has A Lot Of Elan

Sep 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

What would you pay for a 1998 Kia? Yeah I know, right? Well, prepare to have today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Vigato change your mind about '98 Kias, and maybe about wh ...
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2015 Kia Venga facelift goes official with exterior & interior cosmetic tweaks

Sep 29 2014 6:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Kia has released details and images with the 2015 Venga facelift scheduled to be exhibited starting Thursday in P ...
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Kia reveales mildly updated Rio ahead of Paris debut

Sep 29 2014 4:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Kia has taken the wraps off a minor facelift for the Rio supermini which will be showcased in Paris later this ...
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Kia Optima T-Hybrid unveiled with diesel-electric hybrid system

Sep 29 2014 4:00am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

Following an announcement made earlier this month, Kia has unveiled the T-Hybrid concept set to premiere next month in P ...
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2015 Toyota Sienna

Sep 25 2014 1:57pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Minivan/Van, Toyota, First Drives It's hard to love a minivan, but it's very, very easy to use one. More than any other kind of vehicle - save a panel van, perhaps - the minivan is the most appliance-like of four-wheeled transportation devices. And most minivan buyers don't need to love their purchases; they just need to use them. So when it comes to a minivan's driving dynamics, ...
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2015 Subaru Impreza Gets Some Major Updates

Sep 25 2014 11:20am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Competes with: Ford Focus, Hyundai Elantra, Kia Forte Looks like: Pretty much the same outside and in Drivetrain: 148-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine; five-speed manual transmission or CVT; all-wheel drive standard Hits dealerships: TBD Subaru has recently released a redesigned 2015 Legacy and 2015 Outback, and it seems the automaker wants to update its smallest car offering this year too. The 2015 ...
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