Kia KX3 will substitute Hyundai ix25 for Chinese

January 24, 2015 at 19:21

Kia KX3, created on the basis of crossover Hyundai ix25, the summer gets to the Chinese car market. The other day on the Internet appeared the first official photos of the new items. According to rumors, the crossover will reach and to Europe, but not before 2016.
The appearance of the machine is almost no different from KX3, which was demonstrated at the Guangzhou Motor Show in November 2014. Is that little has changed the design of the car. What is under the hood of new items – is still unknown. Perhaps in its motion will result in a 1.6-liter naturally aspirated 123-hp and 200-hp turbocharged engine that match with 6-speed manual transmission and a 7-band robotic gearbox.

Kia KX3 pics

Kia KX3 picture


2015 New Kia KX3 conceptual crossover

January 22, 2015 at 16:18

First official pictures of the production version of the new compact crossover Kia KX3 has recently appeared in the Internet. Earlier we could judge about the exterior of the model only by the spy photos. The novelty is created in the style of the eponymous prototype presented in November last year at the Motor Show in Guangzhou.

Trading version of the model that is based on off-road vehicle Hyundai ix35, has got another front of the body with different fog lights, as well as modified exhaust system pipes.

According to preliminary data, in the range of motor Kia KX3 will aspirated 1.6-liter that develops 123 horsepower and 151 Nm of torque. The crossover will also be offered with a turbocharged unit of the same size, the impact of which will be 200 horse powers and 264 Nm of torque. This engine can be paired with a seven-step “robot” with two clutches.

compact crossover Kia KX3 pics

compact crossover Kia KX3 picture

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