Tag: Kia

Free Forte for visitor at roadshow

Free Forte for visitor at roadshow

It’s not often that you get a free car just by testing it but for Mohd Ismail Ibrahim from Kuala Lumpur, it was his lucky day when he did that at the Test Drive Kia On Tour 2011. His entry was among the 9,000+ which had been submitted during the […]

Naza plant passes 150,000 mark after 7 years

Naza plant passes 150,000 mark after 7 years

Naza Automotive Manufacturing Sdn Bhd (NAM), the manufacturing arm of the Naza Group, rolled out its 150,000th vehicle today, 7 years after the first unit – a Naza Ria, was produced in August 2004. The 150,000th unit was a Naza Forte 1.6SX. “NAM has indeed come a long way since […]

Kia Optima Hybrid sets Guinness World Record

Kia Optima Hybrid sets Guinness World Record

A Kia model is now listed in the Guinness World Records as achieving the best fuel consumption for a hybrid petrol vehicle. The model is the Optima Hybrid which was driven 12,717 kms across 48 states in the USA and used fuel at a rate of 64.55 USmpg – equivalent […]

Kia 4–door sports sedan concept for Frankfurt

Kia 4–door sports sedan concept for Frankfurt

At the coming Frankfurt Motorshow in September, Kia will reveal its distinctive new design direction with a concept model. Described as ‘powerful, dynamic and forward-looking’, Kia’s latest concept car is a rear-wheel drive 4-door, 4-seater sports sedan with sleek and muscular proportions. “No matter from which perspective you look at […]

All-new Kia Sportage

All-new Kia Sportage

Unlike many western carmakers, Asian carmakers tend to not to have an individual associated with a model. There are no Chris Bangles or Lee Iacoccas who are closely identified with products and often, even the person who has led the development team of a new model is not mentioned. There […]

All-new Kia Sportage launch next week

All-new Kia Sportage launch next week

Naza Kia Malaysia will launch the all-new Kia Sportage on June 21next week with a price that is said to be around RM140,000. The latest Sportage, which is the third generation, is currently Kia’s second highest-selling model globally with a total of 128,948 units sold in the first five months […]

Test Drive Kia On Tour 2011

Test Drive Kia On Tour 2011

Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd will host a series of test drive events this year which could see one lucky customer winning a Forte 1.6EX. Dubbed Test Drive Kia On Tour 2011, there will be a total of 4 test drive events over the next 6 months in the Klang […]

Another award for Naza Forte

Another award for Naza Forte

Within a few months after being launched in November 2009, it was clear that Naza Kia Malaysia had a winner in its showroom – the Forte sedan. The styling was a major pull factor as it was a departure from earlier designs and public acceptance was strong, as evident by the […]

Kia exports pass 10 million mark

Kia exports pass 10 million mark

Kia Motors Corporation recently exported its 10 millionth vehicle, a Snow White Pearl Optima sedan which was destined for the US market. The milestone was reached 36 years after the start of South Korea’s very first automotive exports in 1975 which were of the Kia Brisa pick-up trucks shipped to […]

Naza Forte Sedan 6-speed/Kia Koup

Naza Forte Sedan 6-speed/Kia Koup

With its reorganization last year, Naza Kia Malaysia (NKM) enters 2011 with a greater dose of energy that it will use to meet ambitious growth targets that will see 18,000 units being sold this year (75% more than 2010) and a sales volume of 30,000 units by 2013 – plus […]