Kia’s first ever rear-wheel-drive production car, the Kia Quoris flagship sedan, will headline the Korean manufacturer’s display at the 2012 Sydney motor show. Currently available in its domestic market as the Kia K9, the luxury Quoris will be exported to … Continue reading ? The post Kia Quoris luxury sedan to make Australian debut appeared first on CarAdvice.
Kia has announced that its Quoris luxury sedan is going on sale outside of South Korea later this year. The rear-wheel drive Quoris, known as the Kia K9 in Korea, is the company’s latest move to tempt upmarket consumers into the showrooms with a combination of high-tech gadgetry, opulent trimmings and a dash of GT styling... Show More Summary
Kia has dropped the “K9? moniker for their upcoming flagship rear-drive sedan. Instead, they’ll be going with “Quoris” as the preferred nameplate. Here’s hoping that they come to their senses and think of something else for North America. Kia claims that the name comes from a combination of “core” and “quality”. It just looks vaguely [...]
Posted on 07.18.2012 15:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Kia | sedan | industry news | new cars | luxury cars | Kia K9 | fullsize cars | Kia Quoris | Cars | Car News Kia has been working on a flagship luxury sedan to compete with the likes of BMW and Mercedes. Show More Summary
Did you ever think you’d live to see the day when a $75,000 Kia would be sold in the U.S.? Perhaps something like that would only come to the U.S. when the snowcaps melted, Hell froze over, and pigs started to fly. Well, just in case you’re wondering, the snow caps are melting somewhat, Satan [...]
There’s been speculation regarding the new Kia K9 full-size luxury sedan in the U.S., a vehicle that runs from $45,000 to $75,000 at current exchange rates. Not too long ago, a Kia K9 was even spotted on public roads in Irvine, California, not far from Kia Motors America’s headquarters. So what gives? We reached out [...]
Kia aims to be a "first class brand" by 2017, according to Kia Motors Vice Chairman Lee Hyung-keun. The carmaker plans to make this happen by introducing luxury vehicles like the Kia Cadenza (below), the Kia K9 (above) and the...
Automotive News posted a picture of a Kia K9 luxury sedan wearing manufacturer plates on the road near Orange County, California. Does that mean we’re due to get the K9 any time soon? Once upon a time, my father worked for Kia Canada, and the company’s head office had a frequent rotation of Korean market [...]
A rear-wheel drive, V-6 powered full-size sedan is the best thing we’ve ever heard from Kia. Hyundai introduced the Genesis years ago, and we’ve been waiting ever since for a Kia variant based on the rear-wheel drive platform. They’ve delivered, and it was worth the wait. The result is the 2013 Kia K9, and thankfully [...] Automoblog.net - A Car Blog for Auto Enthusiasts
Kia has officially launched its first rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan in more than a decade – the Kia K9 – bringing new levels of performance, design and prestige to the South Korean’s global line-up. The all-new flagship model has been introduced … Continue reading ?
There’s not much entirely new news about the 2013 Kia K9 full-size luxury sedan. It shares its platform with the Hyundai Genesis sedan, will sport a 3.8-liter V-6 with 290 horsepower as its standard engine, and will likely be the most expensive Kia this side of an Optima race car you’ll see this year. But [...]
We so wanted to lead this post with a Jim Belushi joke. Alas, the Kia press release announcing the launch of its rear-drive flagship in Korea today specifically clarifies that the K9 will be renamed for other markets. While Kia saysShow More Summary
www.ZerCustoms.com - Kia announced today the K9's specifications, as the new sedan goes on sale on th... [...]
Kia’s all-new luxury flagship sedan goes on sale in Korea today, powering the brand into an entirely new segment of the global automotive landscape. We are, of course, talking about the recently revealed Kia K9, which shares its platform with the equally-luxurious Hyundai Equus and was styled by former Audi designer Peter Schreyer. To...
It might lack the manufactured upmarket image of Hyundai's Genesis offshoot, but Kia's new K9 aims to be every bit as luxurious as its partner's flagship sedans. Sharing its platform with the top-shelf Hyundai Equus, the new large sedan enters the Kia range above the existing Optima (K5 in Korea) and the Cadenza (K7, but not offered in Australia). Show More Summary
If ever you thought to yourself Kia was the perpetual second fiddle to fellow Korean automaker Hyundai, now might be time to reconsider that. Kia has begun advertising its new K9 full-size luxury sedan in its South Korean home market, showing off just what it’s got. In the spot we have, the Kia K9 is [...]
Kia has released the first commercial for the upcoming K9. The flagship sedan is set for a South Korean launch later this year, and details are beginning to emerge about the big four door. Power is said to come from either a 296 horsepower 3.3-liter V6 or a 3.8-liter V6 with 329 hp. Show More Summary
Kia has released new images and video clips for its upcoming K9 flagship, offering a glimpse of its upmarket technologies and interior styling. The two interior images reveal a close-up look at a steering wheel and centre console design that draws inspiration from the likes of Mercedes-Benz and BMW, two of the car's more expensive rivals. Show More Summary