Kia

2012 Kia K9 on sale in Korea, headed for other markets Q4

May 02, 2012

Kia has launched its first and only current model front-engine rear-wheel drive sedan, the 2012 Kia K9. The production version of the concept car went on sale in Korea today, and will eventually hit other...

Kia K9 rear-drive sedan revealed

Feb 29, 2012

Kia is set to take on the German big hitters in its home country with the just-revealed Kia K9 rear-wheel drive sedan. The K9 – K standing for Korea – will be the company’s first...

Kia K9 V8 sedan revealed in official sketches

Feb 13, 2012

Kia is working on an all-new Kia K9 which will bundle all of the South Korean’s technology and expertise into one company-first rear-wheel drive luxury sedan. Kia has never made a rear-wheel drive car. The...

Kia Track’ster concept unveiled at Chicago show

Feb 09, 2012

Kia has unveiled its racy little Kia Track’ster concept car at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show. The angry-looking two-door is based on the Kia Soul, presenting a more serious high performance potential. Looking like it...

Video: Best Super Bowl XLVI ads – part 2

Feb 03, 2012

Some more great Super Bowl XLVI ads have rolled out as more and more companies strive to make the biggest impact during the annual football event. There’s a new one from Kia, starring super model...

2012 Kia Optima Platinum review – quick spin

Dec 25, 2011

Here at PerformanceDrive, we like to pride ourselves on giving honest, straightforward reviews. So to kick off this quick spin of the 2012 Kia Optima, let’s get one thing straight: we all know Kia hasn’t...

2012 Kia Cerato Koup SLS review – quick spin

Dec 01, 2011

On looks alone, the 2012 Kia Cerato Koup SLS will win you over. Step inside, and you think, ‘hmm, not bad for a relatively inexpensive sporty two-door’. In our short time with the Kia Koup,...

2011 Australia’s Best Cars winners announced

Nov 30, 2011

The 2011 Australia’s Best Cars award winners have been announced, with the Australian Ford Falcon EcoLPi coming out on top of its category, while most of the other categories are dominated by German makes such...

Kia Optima SX World Challenge race cars at LA Show

Nov 17, 2011

Kia has unveiled Kia Optima SX World Challenge race cars at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. The two cars will be used in the 2012 Pirelli World Challenge Championship, along with the Kia Rio...

2012 Kia Rio B-Spec race car to debut at 2011 SEMA show

Oct 12, 2011

Kia plans on unveiling a new 2012 Kia Rio B-Spec race car at the 2011 SEMA show next month, ready to enter the B-Spec racing series in the US. With the unveiling of the Kia...

Kia GT production version on the way – report

Sep 18, 2011

Kia has confirmed at the 2011 IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany that a production version of the Kia GT Concept car will eventually hit the market. This could happen as early as 2013. The...

Kia GT Concept details unveiled at Frankfurt show

Sep 13, 2011

Kia has revealed details of the Kia GT rear-wheel drive concept car that has been causing quite a stir in the media lately. It won’t feature a V8 engine as suspected, instead, it features a...