Four-door coupe will appear in Kia Company in 2016

February 25, 2014 at 22:44

Kia company bosses do not leave hopes to give its brand a sportier sound. However, the company is not going to the example of their colleagues from Hyundai to participate in the World Rally Championship. Instead, Kia will increase the number of sports cars in the lineup.

Picture of  KIA GT Concept

Picture of KIA GT Concept

Conceptual Kia GT four-door coupe Koreans demonstrated back in 2011. Since then, the statements about his preparation for serial production sounded more than once, more than once, the beginning of the work was postponed indefinitely. Now the project is obviously given the green light: information portal for Auto Express, the production car will hit the market in the year 2016-2017. However, contrary to expectations coupe in preparation for the pipeline could change the layout. Kia GT concept had rear-wheel drive, but it is rumored that in Kia going to reserve this solution for its flagship Quoris. Thus, the production version of the Kia GT will get a drive to the front axle.

Photo of  KIA GT Concept

Photo of KIA GT Concept

Of what exactly powertrains manufacturer plans to provide novelty, information yet. But it is worth noting that the concept was equipped with a turbocharged 3.3 -liter V6 rated at 395 horsepower and an 8-speed automatic transmission. Serial Kia GT will be another attempt to play Korean alliance on equal terms with the giants of the premium segment. Earlier it was reported that the Kia GT must compete with Audi A7, but now as a “potential enemy” and also called the Mercedes-Benz CLS.

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