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Kia Novo concept, 2015 Seoul Auto Show

Kia Novo Concept Hints At Korean Brand’s Next-Gen Compacts

Kia used its home market’s premier automotive event, the 2015 Seoul Auto Show, to present the funky Novo concept car. A compact sedan with coupe-like styling, the Novo hints at the design direction for the Korean brand’s next-generation compact cars like the Forte and Rio. In fact, the... read more

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Mark Pombo's crash at Road America

Mark Pombo's Horrifying Road America Crash: Video

Racing has gotten much, much safer through the years, and we say that’s a good thing. While speeds have crept ever higher, cars have gotten stronger, tires have become... read more June 25, 2012 by 

Design sketch of the next Kia Pro Cee'd.

Kia's Pro Cee'd Takes On Hyundai's Veloster Turbo

At first glance, the sketch of Kia’s new Pro Cee’d looks like just another Cee’d hatchback minus two doors, or a design exercise heavily influenced by... read more March 14, 2012 by 

2012 Kia Cee'd Hatchback

Kia Cee’d Hatchback Revealed Ahead Of 2012 Geneva Motor Show

A new Kia Cee’d (essentially the equivalent of the Kia Forte in the United States) is set to debut at next month’s 2012 Geneva Motor Show and now we have all the... read more February 15, 2012 by 

Is this the 2013 Kia Forte sedan?  Image: Kia World

2013 Kia Forte Sketches Revealed?

The current Kia Forte sedan is a pleasantly styled and attractively priced compact alternative to the likes of the Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla. Penned in Kia’s... read more December 15, 2011 by 

Kia Forte Hybrid Concept

2010 SEMA: Kia Forte Hybrid Concept

Proving that a compact hybrid sedan can be anything but boring, the Kia Forte Hybrid Concept demonstrates styling options for those looking for an alternative to a mundane... read more November 3, 2010 by 

2010 SEMA: Kia Forte Koupe Type R Concept

2010 SEMA: Kia Forte Koup "Type R" Concept Live Photos

The Kia Forte Koup might not be your go-to front-drive two-door for performance modification, but maybe that ought to change. Andy Lally, Trevor Hopwood, and a handful of... read more November 2, 2010 by 


2010 Kia Forte Koup Reviewed: A College Try?

Kia Forte Koup SX at Mount Mary College in Wisconsin Kia's latest youth quake is the Forte Koup:  a compact front-drive funster.  This coupe's specialty:  stylish... read more June 10, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte Koup

2010 Kia Forte Koup Is One Kool Kar

Kia is coming up with some very interesting vehicles these days, including its compact Forte sedan and Forte Koup two-door. Yeah, the spelling for Koup is gimmicky at best... read more May 7, 2010 by 

2011 Kia Forte Hatchback

2010 New York Auto Show: 2011 Kia Forte Hatchback

Joining the Sedan and Koup models in the ever-expanding Forte lineup, the past week’s 2010 New York Show played host to the unveiling of the third Forte variant, the brand... read more April 2, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte

Kia Moves Into Sports Marketing With Michelle Wie and LPGA

Kia isn’t the car company they were back in the mid-90s, a car company that was mostly synonymous with inexpensive—or in other words cheap econo-box. Since then, Kia has... read more February 17, 2010 by 

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2010 Kia Forte SX Offers Driving Pleasure and Peace of Mind

Who can you trust in the imported compact sedan marketplace these days?  With Toyota fending off unintended acceleration woes and Honda nearly silent in everything having to... read more January 27, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte

2010 Kia Forte Provides Good Cheap College Transportation

Going to College is an exciting time of life, but it can also be a stressful one as one tries to navigate a new campus, new housing, new people and transportation around new... read more January 20, 2010 by 

2010 Kia Forte KOUP GRAND-AM KONI Challenge Race Car

Kia Motors To Take On GRAND-AM KONI Sports Car Challenge With 2010 Forte Koup

American road racing isn't as popular as it is in Europe, but it's no less exciting--in some ways, it's even more so, because it's heavily influenced by and involved with... read more November 3, 2009 by 

Kia Forte LPI Hybrid

Kia unveils Forte LPI Hybrid in Korea

Pushing the cutting edge of technology forward has been a job traditionally set on the shoulders of the car industry's leaders, as they have the R&D budgets to finance the... read more March 24, 2009 by 

Kia's Soul is also targeted at a younger audience

Kia considering brand-wide name changes

Getting young people to buy cars is tougher than it sounds. Fashion, mode and politics all play a role in addition to the classical considerations for car buying: price... read more March 23, 2009 by 


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