New Kia Optima seen without camouflage

April 12, 2015 at 17:14

Photospies managed to shoot a new generation of KIA Optima without camouflage. The car was seen on the roads in South Korea. Public debut of the car will be held on April 1 at the New York International Auto Show. The main competitors of the machine in the world markets will be Volkswagen Passat, Ford Mondeo and Skoda Superb.
Judging from the published photos, car design concept reminds Sportspace, which was first shown at the Geneva Motor Show. The car has received an elongated grille Tiger Nose, other optics and new air vents.

Kia Optima 2016 pics

Kia Optima 2016 image

As told earlier source in the company, the novelty will receive “several engine options.” According to unofficial data, the European version of the sedan will be equipped with 1.7-liter diesel CRDi. In addition, the car will receive a hybrid modification. The power plant will consist of a diesel generator and electric motor.

Kia Optima 2016 picture

Kia Optima 2016 pics

Recall concept Sportspace, which is considered a harbinger of a new generation Optima, has been previously demonstrated in a station wagon. Design trends developed European Studies Kia in Frankfurt with the participation of Peter Schreyer, who previously had a hand in designing the interior of the first generation Audi TT.
At the request of Kia, a concept established 2.0-liter four-cylinder petrol turbo T-GDI. The power unit gives 250 horsepower.
Dimensions of the car are 4885 mm long, 1870 mm wide and 1425 mm in height, wheelbase – 2840 mm. The luggage compartment is equipped with a special system consisting of 28 balls to help when loading heavy bags. When the engine is stainless steel balls sink to 3 mm in order to prevent slipping of the shipment.

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