The appearance of the new KIA Optima fully declassified

The appearance of the new KIA Optima fully declassified


The company decided to introduce a novelty in parts: together with the official photographs have appeared, and some technical details.

Published images of the sedan named KIA K5: under this name “Optima” is sold on the domestic market of South Korea. When KIA will demonstrate cityradio, adapted for Europe and North America, is not specified, but most likely, it will look exactly the same.

In fact, the abundance of the previous teasers didn’t leave much space for surprises: as expected, the Optima has received a rather spectacular appearance (given the continuous desire of designers, a few to embellish reality on the thumbnails). In addition to spectacular strokes running lights and new rear lights stretching across the trunk lid, the KIA Optima received a completely different design “faces” and more rapid silhouette. And she even kept the “gills” on the rear fenders.

However, it is not turned into a liftback like the Skoda Octavia, remains a full-fledged sedan. But the dynamics of the silhouette is accented by an impressive amount of chrome. Brilliant borders received not only the side Windows (they were frameless), and the rear window. Moreover, he promised the wheels from 16 to 19 inches with several color options.


It is also known that with the change of generations of the KIA Optima has grown up in dimensions: the length of the sedan has increased by 50 mm (4 905 mm), width – 25 mm (1 860 mm) but the height definitely has decreased by 2 centimeters. 45 mm has been added between the wheels: the base chetyrehdverki is now 2 850 mm.

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Official images of the interior have not yet been published, but a design sketch, which promises a minimalist solution with an abundance of touch panels and digital “tidy”. Data about the engine range, too, yet it’s not impossible that a set of engines of a novelty will share with Hyundai Sonata. Sale KIA K5 in South Korea should start in December.

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