Kia is preparing the new Optima

February 4, 2015 at 21:19

The premiere of the Kia Optima of the new generation will be held this spring. Judging by everything, once in a version ready for series production – to create “advertising” concept car Koreans do not plan to Prototypes sedan are the last tests in Scandinavia, and journalists are wondering how it will look.
Exterior of the new generation Kia Optima remains a mystery – largely due to the surprisingly dense camouflage worn by the test samples. However, Photospies could see some details – for example, a more modern head optics, front bumper more aggressive shape and elongated rear doors. The latter circumstance may serve as a hint that the new Optima will get more free space in the rear.

Kia Optima pics

Kia Optima picture

According to preliminary data, Optima and share the platform and motor range with a sedan Hyundai Sonata, presented last spring Then stated that the platform reconfigured with a view to a more sporting behavior: Hyundai Sonata “survived” even a few test sessions at the Nurnberg ring. However, the characteristics of the engines remained virtually the same: Sonata is equipped with a 185-horsepower 2.4-liter aspirated or turbocharged 2-liter engine, developing 245 hp accordingly, similar engines can get and Kia Optima new generation.

Kia Optima pics

Kia Optima image

Presumably the premiere of the new Kia Optima will be held in April at the international exhibition in New York.

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