Posts Tagged ‘Kia of Hamilton’
Filed under: Kia, Sedona
Kia Bringing Back Sedona Minivan
by admin on May 6th, 2013
Kia have announced they are bringing back the Kia Sedona minivan for the 2014 model year after a one year hiatus. Left out of the lineup in 2013, the Sedona has had time to kick back, relax and enjoy a tweak or two before returning to a dealership near you. The 2014 Kia Sedona was always a good value people carrier, with a decent 3.5-liter V6 engine that produced enough power to cope with just about everything and still deliver 17/24...
Filed under: Hyundai, Kia
Kia Looks to Differentiate Itself from Hyundai to Gain Market Share
by admin on Apr 8th, 2013
The two Korean automakers are closer than almost any other company. They share premises, design ideas, concepts, technical innovations and production lines. Yet, Kia is striving to differentiate itself from close sibling Hyundai and wants to grow into something more like Volkswagen. A lofty goal indeed, but one Kia is more than capable of attaining if it keeps on improving its product like it has over the past few years. In an exceed...
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Kia Ceed GT and Proceed GT Finally Debut at Geneva
by admin on Mar 7th, 2013
Two of the most anticipated hot hatches in recent history and two of the worst kept secrets have finally been revealed at the Geneva Motor Show. The Kia ceeād GT and pro_ceeād GT have both been officially unveiled at the show. The two hot hatch cars are designed to compete directly with the Golf GTI and the Honda Civic Type R and from looks alone, itās going to be a tough call. The exterior is all business, with a uniquely-s...
Filed under: Kia, Optima Hybrid
Superman Kia to Appear at Detroit Auto Show
by admin on Jan 30th, 2013
Remember when Kia teamed up with the Justice League to create superhero-themed cars to display at auto shows then auction for charity? Well the Korean automaker and DC Entertainment are at it again. This time itās Superman. As you can see from the image, the new Kia Optima Hybrid is sporting the iconic Superman colors of blue and red. It also seems to have the Superman āSā on the hood and red LED headlights. Not all that much e...
Filed under: Kia
Kia Bringing New Concept to Geneva?
by admin on Jan 24th, 2013
A press release from Kia has set the wires alight with speculation as a new concept car is announced. Kia sent the release yesterday, hinting at āa provocative and racy new urban concept car at this year's Geneva Motor Show.ā The only real urban car we know about is the Nissan Juke, so could this be an upstart challenger to that throne? We know very little, only what the release says and an image in red that hints at a 3-door hat...
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Kia Chief Designer Now Company President
by admin on Dec 31st, 2012
Peter Schreyer, the man behind the amazing new Kia look has been promoted to company president. He is now one of three presidents of the automaker and the first ever non-Korean to hold the post. It is fine recognition for his role in the revolution that Kia has seen over the past six years. Kia has gone from budget brand to real contender in that time and Schreyer has had a lot to do with that. The so-called ātiger noseā was his ...
Filed under: Forte, Kia
2014 Kia Forte
by admin on Dec 19th, 2012
The 2014 Kia Forte was officially unveiled at the LA Auto Show, although we had seen glimpses of it before. International readers will instantly recognize the shape as the Kia Cerato, the Forte being rebadged and Americanized for its new market. First impression is that it looks great. It shares its design cues with other Kiaās, with that open grille, angled headlamps and sleek exterior. Itās easy to imagine this gracing your dri...
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Kia Going Back to Basics with the K Velo
by admin on Nov 19th, 2012
Did you know Kia began making bicycles? Did you know most surviving European auto manufacturers started the same way? Well, whether you did or not, Kia also began as a metal tubing and bicycle components manufacturer back in 1944. Then it was called āKyungsung Precision Industriesā and it made bike frames and parts for many years before venturing into cars. Thanks to the current renaissance that two wheels is having, Kia thoug...
Filed under: Forte, Kia, Rio
Superhero Kia Aquaman and Cyborg
by admin on Nov 2nd, 2012
We covered the Batman Optima, the Flash Forte Koup and the Green Lantern Soul, now we are rounding off the SEMA spectacular with the Aquaman Rio and the Cyborg Forte5. We have studiously avoided talking much about the SEAM show in Las Vegas. Thatās partly because everyone else is talking about it and partly because it has little to do with the cars you buy. While other auto shows are good indicators or what technology will be ap...
Filed under: Kia, Soul
Kia to Unveil Green Lantern Soul at SEMA
by admin on Oct 29th, 2012
Continuing their slow release of DC Comic-themed cars in support of the WeCanBeHeroes charity, Kia will be showing their Green Lantern Soul at SEMA this week. We have already seen the Batman Optima and mentioned the Flash Forte Koup on Friday, next up is the Green Lantern Soul. The Kia Soul is a small family car, usually with a 1.6-liter or 2.0-liter engine that produces up to 164hp. Little has been released about this version, ex...