Sedan debuts in NY

On the New York Auto Show the new Kia Optima will be introduced, 2015. For the first time we get the second generation of middle-class splendor to see

have Asian mid-size sedans it in Germany notoriously difficult. The market is densely populated and if so, domestic models are mostly gone. Accordingly, even the Kia Optima, especially not offered as a wagon, this country more of a side note in the registration figures - in contrast to the US, where the sedan is the best selling product of the Koreans!

Kia Optima 2015: mid-size sedan in "Big Apple"

The new Kia Optima 2015, which is now being presented in New York, is to perfect the success and attack not only in the States but also in Europe. As mentioned at the Geneva Motor Show with the Kia Sport Concept Space to see, there will be the new Optima in Europe in the future as a station wagon. The model is slightly wider, gets a resolute face and the wheelbase grown a bit sportier proportions. In addition, the cockpit is redesigned and comes in the future with fewer controls.

In the US, the Optima will start with an initial three engines. At the base is a new four-cylinder engine with 1.6 liter displacement and 178 hp, which is coupled to a seven-speed double clutch. Alternatively, there is a 2.4 liter four-cylinder with 185 hp and automatic transmission or a 2.0-liter turbo, which comes to 247 hp and is also provided with an automatic transmission. Later there will be the Optima is the first model of Kia with plug-in hybrid technology.

Exact specifications for the middle class does not yet exist. Also for future Kia initially did not specify. Currently, the Optima for a minimum of 24,990 euros will be offered.

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