Kia surprises Guangzhou with the KX3 concept
Kia Motors and our chinese joint venture partner, China’s DongfengYueda Kia (DYK), recently returned to the 12th China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition, with 23 different models. But this year, Kia held a very special global premiere for a new concept car named KX3, a B-segment SUV that Kia is aimed exclusively at the Chinese market.
KX3 is an SUV concept with a smooth yet sporty and tough look. Its body is 2,460 mm long, 1,765 mm wide and has of 2,590 mm wheelbase to give passengers plenty of room. Its design will appeal to young and passionate Chinese consumers who pursue high-quality automobiles and an outdoor lifestyle. On top of its head-turning design, the KX3 concept is also highly praised for its outstanding specs. It is powered by 1.6-liter turbo gasoline direct injection (T-GDI) engine along with an advanced seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) that Kia is extremely proud of. These specs improve KX3’s engine performance as well as fuel economy, promising both a high degree of practicality and a great drive.
Besides the KX3, Kia and DYK also presented the third generation Sorento, which had its first overseas premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October. Stay tuned for many more surprises!
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