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Pierre Leclercq

Kia hires ex-BMW designer Pierre Leclercq as new design boss

Hyundai Motor Group is boosting its arsenal of top designers by adding Belgian Pierre Leclercq to its ranks. Leclercq will fill the new role of Head of Styling for Kia, where he will be in charge of shaping the long-term design strategy for the brand. He’s also been tasked with ensuring... read more

September 14, 2017 by
 
Teaser for Kia Stonic debuting in 2017

Kia teases Stonic subcompact SUV

Kia has confirmed the new Stonic subcompact SUV after prototypes were first spotted in March. The Stonic will go on sale in Europe later this year, with the debut most likely... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
Kia Stinger GT shares its exhaust noise

Here's what the 2018 Kia Stinger's exhaust sounds like

Kia is building out quite the lineup as of late. Cars like the Rio, Niro and Soul Turbo are all competent offerings for their respective classes, but it's a different vehicle... read more May 11, 2017 by


 
2014 Kia Forte Koup

Kia is killing off the Forte Koup

The Kia Forte Koup has been sent to the automotive guillotine as consumer demand for small cars continues to dwindle in favor of larger crossovers and SUVs. It hasn't helped... read more May 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Seoul auto show

Kia Stinger 0-60 time under 4.9 seconds

When you think of Kia, one vehicle characteristic that doesn't spring to mind is acceleration. The automaker is hoping to change that with its 2018 Stinger. The stylish sport... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stonic spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Kia Stonic spy shots

Kia is about to expand its lineup with a subcompact crossover SUV tipped to be called the Stonic, and prototypes for the vehicle have just been spotted. Kia filed the Stonic... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger cold-weather testing

Watch the 2018 Kia Stinger hit the snow

Kia stunned us with its Stinger at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Now we get to see the sexy sports sedan playing in the snow. Engineers are still fine-tuning the car ahead of... read more March 1, 2017 by


 
2019 Kia K900 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Kia K900 spy shots

Kia’s K900 flagship sedan only went on sale in the United States in 2014 but in other markets, where it’s known as a K9, sales started as far back as 2012... read more February 3, 2017 by


 
2017 Kia Optima

Kia's Georgia plant is making a Super Bowl-sized run of Optimas

The Atlanta Falcons may have new allies in helping stop the New England Patriot's edge-rushing talent for the Super Bowl this weekend. A new offensive line with a combined... read more January 30, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger

Kia could be cooking up an even hotter version of the Stinger

Kia made quite the splash at the Detroit auto show when it pulled the wraps off its new Stinger sedan. The shapely four door has coupe-like lines, packs a pair of... read more January 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Detroit auto show

2018 Kia Stinger video preview

Look, Kia has a history of delivering on concept car promises, a lot. But today the company makes a leap forward from that car company that offers nice, mainstream cars like... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Detroit auto show

2018 Kia Stinger debuts with twin-turbo V-6, rear-wheel drive

It was at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show that Kia first hinted at the launch of a rear-wheel-drive sports sedan with the unveiling of the GT concept. More than half a decade... read more January 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia GT (Stinger) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Kia GT (Stinger) teased ahead of 2017 Detroit auto show

Kia has started the teaser campaign for its new sports sedan based on the GT concept that we first saw at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show. The automaker on Wednesday released a... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
2018 Kia GT (Stinger) leaked - Image via Kia-World

2018 Kia GT (Stinger) leaked

Kia’s rear-wheel-drive sports sedan based on the GT concept car that we first saw at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show has been outed. We've already spied prototypes but now... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive review - Image via Jeff Jablansky

2017 Kia Soul Turbo first drive review

The Soul hatchback has been very, very good to Kia. Where some car companies believe in their most expensive products to exemplify their respective brand identities, Kia has... read more November 15, 2016 by


 
Kia's new 8-speed automatic transmission

Kia details its new 8-speed automatic transmission

Kia has taken the increasingly unusual step of developing its own automatic transmission, a new 8-speed that debuts in the automaker's Cadenza sedan set to arrive in dealers... read more September 7, 2016 by


 
 

 
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