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  • 2023 Kia Niro (Korea spec)

    A redesigned Niro is headed to showrooms shortly, with hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery-electric options.

  • Kia Mohave Masterpiece concept
    Kia teases a modern Borrego with Mohave Masterpiece concept

    Kia unveiled a pair of SUV concepts at the 2019 Seoul Motor Show, one of which previews a redesigned Mohave.

  • 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 sedan will be offered with two powertrains at launch, and the more potent of these, a 365-horsepower twin-turbocharged...

  • Hyundai Enduro concept, 2015 Seoul Motor Show
    Hyundai Reveals Funky Enduro Crossover Concept At 2015 Seoul Motor Show

    Hyundai is giving us a clear look at the styling of its future crossovers with the Enduro concept car unveiled this week at the 2015 Seoul Motor Show. The vehicle is a three-door, compact crossover and it features an evolution of the design we first saw on the Intrado concept unveiled one year ago...

  • 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...

  • Hyundai RM15 concept, 2015 Seoul Auto Show
    Hyundai Unveils Second Veloster-Based Mid-Engine Concept

    While all eyes are on New York this week, over in Korea the biennial Seoul Auto Show is taking place where this year Hyundai unveiled a handful of concepts including this mid-engined Veloster race car. The concept is called the “RM15”, short for “Racing Midship 2015”, and...

  • Hyundai Equus by Hermès concept, 2013 Seoul Motor Show

    Pictured here is the Hyundai Equus by Hermès concept car presented by the Korean automaker at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show last week. Hermès is a high-end fashion label that in the past has been connected with brands such as Bugatti and even Smart, and soon we could be adding Hyundai to that list. Unlike Hyundai’s previous collaboration with fashion label Prada, which saw the launch of the well-appointed Hyundai Genesis Prada back in 2011, the new Equus developed with Hermès is not yet confirmed for production. However, given the strong reception received by the...

  • Kia Cub concept
    Kia Reveals Its Cub Concept At The 2013 Seoul Motor Show

    Though the Seoul Motor Show may not draw the same attention as the (simultaneous) New York Auto Show, it’s still an important home market event for Korean automaker Kia. On Monday, we brought you a teaser image of the brand’s latest concept, the Kia Cub four-door coupe, set to be...

  • Hyundai HND-9 concept, 2013 Seoul Motor Show
    Hyundai HND-9 Coupe Concept Debuts At 2013 Seoul Motor Show

    Coinciding with this week’s festivities in New York is the 2013 Seoul Motor Show taking place in Korea, where the stunning new HND-9 coupe concept from Hyundai made its debut. After a brief preview last week, Hyundai has now revealed the full details for the HND-9, which the automaker has...

  • Kia Cub concept, 2013 Seoul Motor Show
    Kia Builds Cub Four-Door Coupe Concept For 2013 Seoul Motor Show

    Kia has rolled out a handful of striking concepts in the past couple of months (Provo, Cross GT), and it looks like the Korean automaker has no intention of slowing that pace as a new one is scheduled to bow at this week’s 2013 Seoul Motor Show. While all eyes will be on New York from...

  • Hyundai HND-9 concept, 2013 Seoul Motor Show
    Next-Gen Hyundai Genesis Coupe Previewed By HND-9 Concept

    Hyundai is giving us our best look yet at the company’s next-generation Genesis Coupe with the new HND-9 concept car, previewed today ahead of its official debut at the 2013 Seoul Motor Show taking place in the Korean capital next week. Most of the details are being kept secret until next...

  • Chevrolet MiRay Concept hybrid 'muscle car of the future', Seoul Motor Show, March 2011
    Chevrolet MiRay Concept: 2011 Seoul Motor Show

    Chevrolet’s South Korean design team has rolled out a new concept car at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show today, revealing a new design direction for future Chevy products both in terms of styling and powertrain technology. That's because beyond the new 2011 Chevrolet MiRay Concept’s striking...

  • 2011 Hyundai Blue2 Concept

    Hyundai’s ongoing commitment to a hydrogen-fueled future shows no sign of slowing following the unveiling today of the new Blue2 concept car at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show. The latest concept previews the design of the South Korean automaker’s next-generation sedan models and also picks up the latest in hydrogen fuel cell technology. Like most fuel cell vehicles, the Hyundai Blue2 features a hydrogen-powered fuel cell stack, which uses the abundant gas to generate electricity, which in turn powers a fairly conventional electric drive system. Peak output of the fuel cell is around...

  • 2011 Kia Naimo Concept
    Kia Naimo Electric Car Concept: 2011 Seoul Motor Show

    Making its world premiere at the 2011 Seoul Motor Show today is the all-new Kia Naimo, an electric crossover concept penned by the automaker’s design team in South Korea and characterized by its simple lines and muscular stance. The simple overall design is accentuated by a number of striking...

  • Renault Samsung SM3 eMX concept
    Renault-Samsung previews new SM3 sedan with Seoul Motor Show concept

    Most of the world would recognize Samsung as the South Korean electronics giant famous for manufacturing televisions and mobile phones, but the company has also branched out into the world of building cars together with Renault-Nissan in recent years. Around this time last year we reported that...

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    SsangYong C200 Eco And Aero Concepts Hit The Stands At Seoul Motor Show

    SsangYong, on the brink of collapse, has revealed a pair of new concept vehicles at the Seoul Motor Show, previewing a new production model the company will hopefully release before the year is out. The latest show cars are an evolution of last year’s striking C200 crossover concept vehicle...

  • 2009 Hyundai Elantra
    Hyundai unveils world’s first Liquefied Petroleum Injected hybrid vehicle

    Hyundai is preparing to launch the world’s first hybrid vehicle powered by advanced lithium-polymer batteries and capable of running on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Now ranked as the world’s fifth-largest carmaker in conjunction with its Kia subsidiary, Hyundai is making strides to...

  • 2010 Kia Sorento official teaser
    New Kia Sorento debuts at Seoul Motor Show

    Soaring fuel prices and shifting demand towards smaller cars hasn’t deterred Kia from developing a range of new SUV models. Last year the South Korean carmaker introduced the Borrego seven-seat SUV, and now Kia has revealed official details for its all-new 2010 Sorento SUV, which debuted...

  • 2009 Kia KND-5 concept

    The affordable large car segment is starting to get just a little overcrowded, and in a time where customers all around the world are downsizing to smaller midsize models, performance, fuel-economy and overall value is now more important than ever. South Korea’s entrants in this field have been winning plenty of accolades lately, especially newcomers like the Hyundai Genesis, and Kia is working on another large car that by the looks of things will only continue this trend. On display this week at the Seoul Motor Show, the new KND-5 concept from Kia is a preview of a brand new...

  • 2009 Hyundai HND-4 plug-in hybrid concept
    Hyundai previews Blue-Will plug-in hybrid concept

    Hyundai is determined to turn itself into a leader in hybrid technologies and has already unveiled a number of hybrid concepts, including an LPG version, as well as a fuel-cell vehicle. This time around Hyundai is expanding into the burgeoning plug-in hybrid segment, and will be presenting a new...

  • 2010 Kia Sorento interior spy shots
    Spy shots: Kia Sorento interior revealed

    Following the release of a teaser shot earlier today for the upcoming 2010 model year Sorento SUV come new spy shots of a prototype version undergoing cold weather testing in Northern Europe. The latest shots include an image of the new model’s interior but we won’t know for sure what...

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    Hyundai’s sporty Veloster coupe concept first look

    Not to be outdone by Kia’s new KND-4 concept, Hyundai has also released a concept car at the Seoul Motor Show called the HND-3 Veloster. The sporty coupe is powered by a 2.0-liter engine mated to a five-speed gearbox. Despite the underwhelming specifications, the design is as futuristic as...

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