Kia GT Concept 2011
When the automotive brands found their position in the market, always looking to go a step further with the creation of sporty models. In the specific case of Kia, we have seen a great evolution of your product and its sales figures, which has been accompanied on its final stage of most athletic models like the Kia pro_ceed GT and Kia Optima GT. These two cars are the two most athletic models of the Korean manufacturer.
But Kia does not want to get stuck there and seeks to bring his division of sports models GT a step further. Face at the Paris motor show this year it is expected that Kia will present its GT model is more representative, a four-door coupé based on the Kia GT Concept presented in 2011. The range of sports Kia would also see the arrival in the next few years Kia Rio GT, as the member small family.
The Kia GT would look to be the halo model of the sports family of Kia. For the brand, a body four-doors and look coupe has a lot more commercial sense than a coupe with two doors, as they believe that their sales could be distributed better over time. The north american market would be one of the main objectives of a model of these features.
In relation to the Kia Rio, the next generation of the subcompact B segment is expected to the year 2017. The new generation will use a new platform that will allow you to save weight and gain space inside. In this way, the Kia Rio will be more versatile and in 2018 we will be able to see the Kia Rio GT, with a tune-up, specific sport, and an engine more powerful than ever which would position this model as a rival of the small GTI as the Ford Fiesta ST, SEAT Ibiza Cupra or Peugeot 208 GTI. The Kia Rio GT could use the engine 1.6 T-GDI already available in some models of the brand, although with an estimated power of 180 horses.
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