21 Mar 2022

Kia utes to pack high performance EV drivetrains

Kia’s new electric utes to bring hot performance GT versions and different styles for different markets. Kia’s announcement earlier this month that the Korean car maker is expanding its electric model line-up came with the confirmation that there will be two new utes. To some extent, it’s a long-time coming

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28 Feb 2022

Kia EV6 wins another Car of the Year award

Kia’s electric crossover won the awards up against Renault Megane E-Tech and Hyundai Ioniq 5. Kia has taken the crown of European Car of They Year in a ceremony at the Palexpo centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The Car of the Year is an independent organization supported by nine automotive publications

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15 Feb 2022

Kia Stinger GT to live on spiritually in EV6 GT

Kia does not seem to have any plan to replace the Stinger, although it does have a new halo sports car. The Kia Stinger has been a successful halo car for Kia and added some oomph to display what the brand can produce. But despite its admirable place in the

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21 Jan 2022

Kia EV6 named 2022 Car of the Year

Kia EV6 awarded top prize for setting new benchmarks in the EV segment. UK publication What Car? has named Kia’s EV6 Car of the year 2022, right on the cusp of the new model launching in Australia. The electric SUV earned the top prize for setting new benchmarks for electric

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25 Dec 2021

Kia Concept EV9 previews 2024 electric range-topper

The Kia Concept EV9 previews a new range-topping flagship for the firm’s fast-expanding electric car range. Revealed at the Los Angeles motor show alongside the technically related and similarly positioned Hyundai Seven concept, the Concept EV9 is expected to go into production before 2024. Sales in the UK are considered

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10 Dec 2021

What could Kia’s new ute look like?

A new Kia ute would fit very well in the portfolio according to the designer. Kia Australia and even its parent company Hyundai have previously spoken about a dual-cab ute product for our market and that it is a desirable product. But we’ve been hearing that for years now. “We’ve

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30 Nov 2021

Will Kia replace the Stinger?

The Kia Stinger is unlikely to be replaced for a second-generation. The Stinger, first launched in 2017 and recently overhauled, has been hugely successful in the transformation of Kia’s image towards making sportier-looking and more dynamically oriented models, but it has not been a big sales hit. The baton is

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29 Nov 2021

All-new 2022 Kia Niro Revealed

The second generation of Kia’s Niro has been unveiled in South Korea ahead of a 2022 launch in Australia. Kia has revealed the all-new Niro at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show with a focus on sustainability. Using the latest ‘Opposites United’ design language and “inspiration from nature in design and

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15 Oct 2021

Kia to introduce a range of new ‘EV’ models

Kia’s EV rollout is to commence. Kia will bring many more electric cars in the footsteps of the EV6. The South Korean car maker will follow Hyundai’s lead with the Ioniq brand, producing a line-up of dedicated electric cars on a dedicated electric platform. Models will be launched in markets

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03 Oct 2021

Kia Niro overhaul coming for 2022

Kia Niro to get a major style change. The second-generation Niro will be changed significantly for a launch in 2022. On the cards is a change to the interior, the exterior, and also the technology underneath. The new model will come following the EV6 electric flagship and Sportage SUV as

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03 Sep 2021

Australia’s new 2022 Kia Sportage SUV revealed

New Kia Sportage SUV features a high-tech interior and futuristic looks and is arriving in dealers soon. Kia Australia has finally pulled the wraps off the local version of the Kia Sportage, which will be the fifth generation of the mid-size SUV. Pricing and detailed specifications will be available closer

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02 Sep 2021

Shorter Kia Sportage revealed with multiple hybrid drivetrains

The new Kia Sportage has been uncovered in a unique spec with shorter wheelbase and range of hybrid and plug-in hybrid options. Kia has unveiled the new fifth-generation Sportage with hybrid drivetrains. The new platform brings two versions this time, with along wheelbase and shorter wheelbase versions. There won’t be

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31 Aug 2021

Kia EV4 to follow EV6

Kia is all set to increase its electric car range with the mid-sized EV4 due for reveal as early as 2022 with sales starting the following year. Kia will follow its first bespoke electric car, the EV6 crossover, with two ‘EV’ SUV models. According to European product boss Sjoerd Knipping,

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10 Aug 2021

Kia builds surfer-spec Soul EV

Kia has produced a one-off Soul EV ‘Broadmasters Edition’ for surfers, but it’s not for Aussies… Kia’s Soul EV might not be available here but this surfie spec version would fit in nicely. This unique build was done in the UK and is in partnership with the Cornwall surfing competition.

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27 Jul 2021

2022 Kia Sportage goes through local testing

Kia’s next-generation mid-size SUV has been busy in local testing ahead of its Australian launch. Like nearly all Kia models, the latest Sportage has arrived at Kia’s Sydney HQ and undergone testing and tuning to local conditions. But this time Kia Australia has posted photos of its new model undergoing

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