The new crossover KIA looks like Porsche

December 23, 2014 at 23:49

At the auto show in Guangzhou debuted concept car Kia KX3. The news in itself is worthy of attention. However, we were confused front compact crossover – it was like we were looking at the face a new compact crossover Porsche.
But no, it’s still “KIA.” Appearance is the fruit of the efforts of the design center of the joint venture Dongfeng Yueda Kia of Yangcheng. What are manners? In China, the brand Kia is considered more athletic than us. Therefore, designers have tried to combine or rather, peep characteristic crossover proportions with elements inherent in sports cars – the ascending line of glazing, muscular wheel arches, rear spoiler, etc. Branded Kia grille in the style of “tiger’s mouth” got a new frame of matt chrome. In the design of the headlights is used LED technology.

Kia KX3 pics

Kia KX3 picture

Technically, it is the twin brother of crossover Hyundai ix25, which went on sale in China in mid-October. Crossover, according to preliminary plans, get a motor range of 1.6- and 2-liter, six-speed manual and robotized gearbox, and front-wheel drive as standard equipment and drive system on both axles as an option. Terms of occurrence production version KX3 the company did not specify.

Kia KX3 pics

Kia KX3 image

Probably the “pipeline” crossover unveiled next year.

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