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Photo Blog: Picanto Play Day at Vereeniging Kart Track

Posted: June 11, 2015 at 3:36 pm   /   Cars, Featured, General, News

The Kia South Africa team recently launched the face lifted Kia Picanto to a group of motoring journalists with a surprise trip to Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Needless to say, Picanto impressed everyone with its dynamic handling and spirited performance, a reminder to all of what a great package it is. Here are a few highlights […]

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[Women On Wheels] Review: Kia Picanto

Posted: May 26, 2015 at 9:20 am   /   Cars, Featured, Latest News

WHAT IS IT? It’s the new Kia Picanto – a lightly refreshed version of the A-segment hatchback many South Africans have come to know and love. It’s always been a winning formula from Kia, so the changes are cosmetic and minor at that. The range continues with two trim lines, two engine choices and either […]

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KIA Novo Concept debuts at Seoul Motor Show

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 8:53 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Featured, News

KIA Motors unveiled its latest concept car – the KIA Novo – at the Seoul Motor Show 2015. Featuring bold, coupé-inspired styling and a minimalist, driver-focused cabin, the KIA Novo hints at the design direction for the brand’s next-generation compact vehicles.   ‘Novo’ – refreshing, rejuvenating, innovating Taking its name from the Latin ‘novatus’ (meaning […]

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First look: Next-generation Kia Optima

Posted: March 30, 2015 at 12:24 pm   /   Cars, Concept Cars, Featured, General, Kia Global, News

The wait is nearly over! We present you with the very first look at the all-new Optima. Thoroughly refreshed inside and out from the previous generation, Kia’s best-selling mid-size sedan will come in multiple engine choices and new premium features. To get more views and information, stay tuned for the all-new Optima’sworld premiere at the upcoming New […]

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New York world premiere for next-generation KIA Optima

Posted: March 19, 2015 at 1:32 pm   /   Cars, Kia Global, Latest News, News

(SEOUL) March 19, 2015 – Following its debut at the New York International Auto Show in 2010, the KIA Optima became a catalyst for the brand’s tremendous growth and has been the company’s best-selling vehicle in the U.S. for three years running. Now, five years later, KIA will return to New York on Wednesday, April […]

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KIA’s new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission cuts emissions, improves performance

Posted: February 26, 2015 at 10:40 am   /   Cars, Latest News, News, Technical

KIA has announced application of the all-new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) to a production model for the first time, the new KIA cee’d GT Line – which makes its global debut at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015. Production debut – the new KIA cee’d GT Line The new […]

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Sporty KIA cee’d GT Line launched with new engine and dual-clutch transmission

Posted: February 24, 2015 at 3:02 pm   /   Cars, General, News

KIA Motors Europe will unveil a new KIA cee’d ‘GT Line’ specification at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015. In addition to a range of visual upgrades, the new cee’d GT Line signifies the arrival of KIA’s all-new downsized 1.0-litre T-GDI (turbo gasoline direct injection) engine and new seven-speed […]

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KIA SPORTSPACE concept to be unveiled at Geneva

Posted: February 19, 2015 at 12:14 pm   /   Cars, Concept Cars, News

KIA Motors Europe will unveil an innovative new concept, the KIA SPORTSPACE, at the 85th Salon International de l’Automobile in Geneva on 3 March 2015. Created for long distance driving, the SPORTSPACE has been designed for fast and efficient travel with maximum comfort and minimal stress, in the best grand touring tradition of the weekend […]

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Kia Trail’ster concept coming to Chicago Auto Show

Posted: February 10, 2015 at 9:16 am   /   Cars, Concept Cars, News

A clue concerning Kia’s newest concept vehicle was recently discovered. The world premiere of a new concept vehicle, the Trail’ster, has given every auto enthusiast a reason to look forward to the Chicago AutoShow this year. This electric all-wheel drive concept model was conceived for city dwellers who dream of outdoor adventures. Indeed, its bold design, fully retractable […]

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The Enhanced KIA Rio: A talented duo

Posted: February 4, 2015 at 1:46 pm   /   Cars, Kia Global, News

Following hot off its debut at the 2014 Paris MotorShow, the upgraded and enhanced KIA Rio has arrived in South Africa. Comprising hatch and sedan body styles, the subtle yet stylish exterior updates and notable interior upgrades have breathed new life into the Rio range, which is set to remain KIA’s bestselling model. An award-winning […]

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