Kia’s stylish and fun urban cross-over car, the Soul, has become the first Korean car ever to receive the prestigious recognition of a design award from the world renowned ‘red dot’ awards at the 2009 product design competition held in Germany.
With more than 3,230 entries from 49 countries in 17 different categories, the newly-launched Kia Soul was selected from the ‘Automobile Transport and Caravan’ section to receive this design accolade.
Welcoming the announcement of the ‘red dot’ award, Kia
Soul. It's something that even dictionaries find hard to describe, but anyone who's 'got soul' knows what it means. Likewise, the new Kia Soul – the latest small car from one of the world's most energetic and vibrant car companies – is hard to categorise, for it fits into none of the motor industry's neat pigeon holes. But one look at it and anyone who's 'got soul' will understand. Soul has got soul and it hits Kia showrooms from March 1.
Emotional. Iconic. Self-confident. Bold. Lifestyl
Keeping up its reputation for showing concepts that lead to reality, Kia is playing the numbers game at the Salon de l’Automobile in Geneva next week with the debut of the all-new No 3 concept.
Carving a new niche in the small-car market the No 3 delivers flexibility and fun creating a beautiful car that is also great to drive – and even better will be great to be seen in!
The concept features a unique extended windscreen and panoramic
On the heels of announcing the widely acclaimed, all-new Kia Soul, Kia Motors America (KMA) today introduced the all-new 2010 Kia Forte (pronounced for-tay) compact sedan at the 2009 Chicago Auto Show. Forte blends Kia’s exciting new design direction under the tutelage of Peter Schreyer, Kia Motors’ chief design officer, with a multitude of standard features. The 2010 Kia Forte will go on sale in North America in late spring or early summer of 2009.
“Kia Motors’ product line is rapidl
The star of Kia’s display at the 2009 Salon de l’Automobile in Geneva at the beginning of March will redefine the mini MPV segment bringing style and cool to what is currently a bland segment of the new car market.
Due to be unveiled to the world’s press on Tuesday March 3 the concept of a forthcoming all-new model from Kia will feature a dramatic glass-roof treatment and will provide astounding spaciousness in a compact package.
Kia Motors’ Press Conference and the concept unvei
The new Kia Soul, on sale in the UK at the beginning of March 2009, is the first Kia to have been developed specifically with UK roads and drivers in mind.
Detailed work to create a bespoke ride and handling package was completed by Lotus, the renowned automotive consultancy, based in Norfolk, East Anglia.
Kia Soul has been secretly on test in the UK during late 2008 and the constant evaluation has been fed back to the factory in Korea as well as the research and development teams in Europe.
The work under
Kia Motors is bringing a sunny beach feeling to the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) on a cold Detroit winter day with the arrival of the Kia Soul’ster open-air concept, a variation of the highly anticipated Kia Soul urban crossover.
With young-at-heart buyers’ budgets in mind, the Soul’ster is an efficient front-drive car based on the Kia Soul production model, which made its world debut at the 2008 Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris in October and is another example of Kia’s increas
Kia Motors America, Inc. (KMA) today announced pricing for the all-new highly anticipated Kia Soul will begin at $13,300¹. Even with the $695 freight charge included, Soul’s price tag of $13,995 is still under the $14K mark. And with all boxes checked on the highest trim level Soul sport, the vehicle will still come in below $20,000. Recently debuted at the 2008 Los Angeles Auto Show, Soul will join the C-segment as an early 2010 model year vehicle and allow buyers the chance to truly personalize their vehicle w
The Kia Sportage has been chosen as the ‘Value for Money Champion’ for the third year in a row in the Planet 4x4 2008 Awards.
The European built 4x4 has seen a number of improvements since it won last year’s award. Production of the 2008 Sportage moved from Seoul to Kia’s groundbreaking Slovakian plant an
Kia Motors will unveil a new take on the Soul at the 2009 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January.
The all-new concept based on the recently revealed and eagerly anticipated Soul urban crossover passenger car is more than just a re-packaging treatment, as it will demonstrate the flexibility of the original Soul design first shown at the 2006 NAIAS.
Soul is due to go on sale in the UK from March 1 2009. Full range details, specification and prices are yet to
The Kia pro_cee’d has been named Car of the Year 2008 by TV programme Auto Mundial.
Shown in over 40 countries worldwide, Auto Mundial has spent the last year testing and reporting on a wide range of machinery from across the globe. Despite the gargantuan range of new cars on offer, from sports cars to 4x4s and
Kia Motors Corporation’s (KMC) Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle (FCEV) program takes a major technological step forward today with the global unveiling of the all-new Kia Borrego FCEV at the Los Angeles International Auto Show.
Numerous innovations including a higher output 154 horsepower fuel cell and a new 450-volts Supercapacitor give the Borrego FCEV higher performance, a greatly extended driving range and cold-weather starting capability to o
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