With the launch of Kia pro_cee’d GT in 2013, the brand corana made clear that his intention in the European market was to conquer part of the public seeking prestacionales cars. After the arrival of the first compact sport, Kia now approaches the Frankfurt Motor Show to present the Kia Optima GT , its second sports model for the European market.
Aesthetically we find some differences between the conventional and the GT Kia Optima, which looks specific bumper , the rear diffuser and twin exhaust and alloy wheels 18 ” . The Optima continues to be an elegant sedan 4.85 meters long, and therefore its aesthetic is more discreet than the pro_cee’d GT, aimed at a different audience.
the interior Kia has not released images or too much detail, but it is logical to think of a inside very similar to the other versions , with a series of sports items, such as the steering wheel, the pedals or seats, accompanied in turn by other details (moldings, logos …) stating the sporting spirit of this Korean sedan.
The engine chosen for the Kia Optima is the engine GT 2.0 T-GDI four-cylinder with direct injection turbo petrol gets 245 horsepower and 353 Nm of torque up in a vast range of 1350-4000 rpm. 0-100 it completed in 7.4 seconds, while top speed is 240 km / h. The Kia Optima GT homologous an average consumption of 8.2 liters. The gearbox is automatic six speed and traction lead.
A level of chassis Kia Optima GT will feature a number of specific items such as a new piloted suspension, oversized equipment brakes and a variable electric power steering for this sports version.
details, such as equipment and prices, will be revealed when the Kia Optima GT is about to begin marketing in Europe. This variant arrive in 2016 although the Kia Optima in their non-sporting variants will arrive this same 2015. Later wing will also join the range, still unknown familiar body, inspired by the Sportspace prototype presented in the past Hall Geneva.
Source – Kia
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