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kia soul irmscher edition 001 - pure royal-ness

Kia Soul Irmscher Edition 001 - pure Royal-ness

The German-based aftermarket specialist Irmscher has uncovered its latest project, which transforms the urban mini MPV Kia Soul into a stunning eye-catcher with Royal character. Named Kia Soul Irmscher Edition 001, the newcomer benefits from new and remarkably fresh styling found on both exterior and interior. Originally engineered at Kia's design center in California, the new Irmscher conversion boasts highly-contrast exterior profile, which spotlights few blackened elements, including the roof, the door mirror

Kia America uncovers the 2010 Ghost Soul

Kia America has unveiled the final edition of the previously announced four specially styled 2010 Souls, aimed to demonstrate in full the wide range of customizing options and flexibility that the stunning model is offering. Named Ghost Soul, the newly styled urban ride shows in completely new way the unique personalization options so inherent to it and mixed with the safety and technology features of the standard equipment. Michael Sprague, vice president of marketing, KMA shares: “With the Ghost Soul, we ar

2011 Kia Optima showcases premium and bold styling

Approximately one month ago, Kia Motors released a small piece of information about its next-generation Kia Optima (also known as “Magentis” in some markets), which will make its grand premiere next month at the 2010 New York International Auto Show. Now, the PRs at Kia have unleashed the first real images of the v

Kia goes Eco at Geneva with electric Venga

Kia is debuting its first all-electric plug-in concept car – based on the just-arrived Venga - at the Geneva Motor Show. The Venga EV concept car is identical to the regular Venga B-segment MPV but features an electric motor producing 80 kW and maximum torque of 280 Nm.  Venga EV is capable of accelerating from standstill to 62mph in 11.8 seconds, and reaching a top speed of 87 mph. Venga EV includes a twin-pack 24 kWh battery using innovative LiPoly (Lithium Ion Polymer) technology that offers numerous ad

Cobra releases body styling accessories program for Kia Soul

Cobra Technology has released a stunning, style-enhancing exterior program for the five-place urban crossover vehicle Kia Soul. Distinguished by astonishingly bold styling, great qualities and reasonable pricing, the Korean brand’s small crossover has proved itself very quickly as one of the most demanded rides on the youth auto market. Now, the specialists at Cobra pack the urban Kia Soul with striking 19-inch light alloys and sleek stainle

Kia Motors has teased its next-generation 2011 Magentis

Kia is continuing its car market assault with the presentation of the next-generation 2011 Kia Magentis, which will celebrate its grand debut at the New York International Auto Show on Friday 2 April 2010. Undoubtedly, the teased 2011 Magentis is sculpted with the latest styling language from Kia boasting premium, v

kia ray plug-in hybrid unwrapped at chicago auto show

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid unwrapped at Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Motor Show 2010 is the only place where we can see ‘LIVE’ the stunning Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid concept, which made its official debut yesterday. Along with the new concept ride, Kia has also announced the launch of its eco sub-brand dubbed EcoDynamics, under which badge we can expect the most eco-friendly ve

2010 Kia Sportage teased ahead of Geneva Motor Show 2010

Kia is delighted to announce that the 2010 Kia Sportage will make is grand premiere at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show on 2 March, 2010. The new Kia Sportage is a true representer of the brand’s evolving styling cues. Its exterior design excels in dynamic, bold and subtle vision. The newly developed vehicle successful

kia motors will debut the ray concept at chicago

Kia Motors will debut the Ray concept at Chicago

Kia Motors has unwrapped the first rendered image of its latest concept vehicle – Kia Ray plug-in hybrid concept – which will make its first appearing at the forthcoming 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Engineered at the Kia Design Centre America, the brand-new Kia Ray project is set to demonstrate how the brand’s evolving design would be applied in the packaging of a plug-in hybrid vehicle. The hybrid future car will be displayed as the Kia’s main piece at Chicago.

Kia unveils 2010 Shadow Dragon Soul special-edition

In Detroit, at the North American International Auto Show, Kia has unwrapped the Kia Shadow Dragon Soul, a urban mini-truck distinguished by exclusive high-end features and striking black dragon graphics. The American division of the renowned South Korean auto manufacturer presented the third of four planned special ed

Kia Motors America presents 2010 Ignition Soul

Kia Motors America revealed the 2010 Ignition Soul, the second of four special edition Souls scheduled to roll into dealerships across the US. Titled after its exclusive exterior colour, the 2010 Kia Ignition Soul is set to demonstrate the rich list of personalization options available for the youthful urban vehicle. Offering amazing fuel economy and great safety features, the second special edition Soul benefits from a unique ignition orange exterior color, swanky black 18-inch alloys, aero kit with rear spoile

KIA Motors opens production plant in Georgia, USA

The opening of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG) was marked by producing a white all-new Sorento.  This is the company’s first US production plant. It is expected to produce 300,000 vehicles a year at full capacity and employ 2,500 people. Additionally with on-site and nearby suppliers it will create 7,500 jobs in the region. “The start of production at our first manufacturing facility in the United States further demonstrates our commitment to growth in North America and we are proud to be adding