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2016 Kia Optima Si: Car Review.

Kia’s big mid sized car, or mid sized big car, the Optima, has proved to be a stayer in recent years. For 2017 Kia has streamlined the range, with it now compromising the Si and GT, with the latter now packing a turbo engine and replacing the Platinum nameplate. 951 more words


Kia unveils all-new Rio leading up to 2016 Paris Motor Show

Following last week’s teaser, Kia has unveiled the all-new Rio ahead of its Paris debut.

Powertrain details are still under wraps, but one thing is certain – it now bears an even stronger resemblance to the rest of Kia’s lineup. 145 more words


Photo Blog Challenge: Black and White

It’s that time once again, that time every month in which I participate in the Photo Blog Challenge. It’s a time in which I feature five pictures I’ve taken and adapt them to a theme or reverse that the other way around. 390 more words


Kia teases next-gen Rio ahead of Paris Motor Show debut

Kia‘s subcompact Rio is set to grow up a little more at this year’s Paris Motor Show.

A little more than a month ahead of its official debut, Kia has released a handful of teaser sketches. 185 more words


2016 Kia Picanto Si Auto: Car Review

City cars aren’t generally seen as a viable alternative to the medium and bigger cars here in Australia. There’s been attempts by big companies, such as the Mercedes-Benz backed smart car, which was more ridiculed than welcomed. 1,262 more words


Best Cars for Going off to School

As the summer ends and it’s time to think about going off to school, it’s also time to think about the practicality of the vehicle that you’re driving there. 87 more words

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Kia wants to wake up its cars with more GT variants

With Hyundai eyeing up the sport-compact corner of the market, Kia is doubling-down on making its cars more exiting.

Speaking with Car and Driver, Albert Biermann – the former BMW exec in charge of Hyundai and Kia’s performance car efforts – says Hyundai’s new N division is inspiring Kia to pursue a livelier lineup. 149 more words