Rus News Journal

Kia declassified sedan Optima of new generation

Innovation showed, without waited a debut which should take place on the international showroom in New York in two weeks.

in our market Kia Optima sedan is on sale under name Magentis. Appearance of an innovation strikingly differs from the predecessor. The main things the designer of the Korean brand Peter Shrajer presented photos of a sedan of new generation and told some details. Appearance bright « brawny » a sedan of Kia Optima of new generation employees of the European subdivision of the firm billeted in Frankfurt created. Over an interior their colleagues from California worked. For the first time the sketches of a new sedan made Shrajerom, representatives of the brand showed about one month back.

Unfortunately in present the moment is not present the detailed information on a technical stuffing. To meet lacks journalists of British edition Autocar helped. According to their data, the model is constructed on the same platform, as the sixth generation of a sedan of Hyundai Sonata. The increased clearances allowed to make interior even more spacious and capacious. It is necessary to mark that the innovation became on 60 mms below the main competitors, such as Ford Mondeo, Opel Insignia and Volkswagen Passat.

Kia Optima of new generation will be completed with the new petrol and diesel motors of Hyundai-KIA known on a crossover of Kia Sportage. Receives Kia Optima and the newest 2,0-litre turbodiesel power of 140 h.p., and mast head modification will be equipped with the petrol V-shaped six-cylinder motor in volume of 2,4 litres. All versions will be completed as a mechanic gear box, and « the automatic control unit ». Besides, a bit later Koreans present the modification equipped with a hybrid power plant of own development.

at the moment cost of a sedan of Kia Optima of new generation is not sounded. The Russian dealers of Kia offer Kia Magentis of current generation at the price from 639 900 roubles. Innovation cost hardly will be more low. On sale the sedan of new generation appears in the beginning of next year.