Tag: Kia

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 […]

Picanto makes history at Sepang

Picanto makes history at Sepang

A Kia Picanto made history over the weekend when it won the GP-4 category in the K4GP Sepang 24-Hours Endurance Race 2011. The Picanto completed 378 laps to win its class which is for cars with automatic transmissions. For this year’s event, 45 teams with a total of 270 drivers […]

All-new Kia Rio

All-new Kia Rio

  These are the first two official photos of the all-new Kia Rio which will have its official launch at the Geneva Motorshow in March. Sporting a bold and distinctive personality, it bears the same styling approach as the rest of Kia’s design-led model range.  The new Rio, to be […]

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid

Kia Ray Plug-in Hybrid

Kia’s latest concept car, the Ray, was unveiled at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show yesterday and showed the advancements made by the Korean company in developing innovative fuel-stretching and emissions-cutting technologies. It also showcases a sub-brand coined E’coDynamics’ which the most efficient Kia vehicles possess (like BMW?s EfficientDynamics). Recently, the […]

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

TOP TEN RIDES WE WANT PIMPED

This ‘Pimp My Ride’ mullarkey is nothing new. Modifiers, modders, backstreet mechanics, call them what you will, there are thousands of people out there who spend half their time tinkering with the oily bits of their cars and the other half polishing the shiny bits. Some of them even polish […]