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Kia Steps up Its Sex Appeal with the Sportspace Concept

Kia Steps up Its Sex Appeal with the Sportspace Concept

I never thought I would call a Kia sexy, but here it is. The Kia Sportspace concept will make its public debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March but Kia sent out a few pre-show photos. All I have to say is wow! The Sportspace takes Kia’s design language a little further but still […]

Kia Trail'ster Concept Makes Waves at Chicago Auto Show

Kia Trail’ster Concept Makes Waves at Chicago Auto Show

Platform Korean car manufacturer, Kia, has artfully drawn, chiseled, and crafted their way to a rather cool looking concept. The new Kia Trail’ster Concept is bold, yet sleek. It’s rugged, yet refined. It would appear that Kia really hit the mark on this concept, based off the Soul. The vehicle is on display now at […]

Kia Trail'ster Rolls Into 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Kia Trail’ster Rolls Into 2015 Chicago Auto Show

All About Style The Kia Trail’ster is an amusing concept that has real production potential and perhaps in a year or two, would steal significant market share from competitors. This concept lacks nothing. It is  good looking, has decent space, great build quality and an electronic all-wheel-drive system.  Kia unveiled the concept recently at the […]

Top 5 Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLIX

Top 5 Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLIX

While the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks battled on the gridiron and Katy Perry debuted a new kids show (or tuna awareness program) the automakers were jockeying for position on the airwaves. Here is a recap of the most memorable auto commercials of Super Bowl XLIX: #1 Nissan’s “With Dad” Happy Chapin’s 1974 […]

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2015 Kia K900 V8 Review

The South Koreans are making a good run at getting a foothold in the luxury sedan market with the new 2015 Kia K900. This is Kia’s first rear-wheel-drive luxury sedan entry into the North American market, and it shares the same basic platform as the Hyundai Equus flagship. When compared with the competition, the K900 […]

4 Strange, Yet Effective Celebrity Car Endorsements

4 Strange, Yet Effective Celebrity Car Endorsements

With news of LeBron James’s endorsement of the Kia K900 spreading farther than news of most celebrity car endorsements, now is a great time to discuss odd celebrity-automotive partnerships. These are born out of a brand’s desire to latch onto a celebrity for the “cool-by-association” effect. (Yes, that’s how they actually think.) While brands like […]

2015 Kia Sorento SX AWD Review

2015 Kia Sorento SX AWD Review

The 2015 Kia Sorento is a rare bread when it comes to the compact crossover class. It comes with a V6 engine that is a rare option in this class. The Mitsubishi Outlander is the only other competitor that even offers a V6 powerplant. That sets this crossover apart from the competition like the Honda […]

Super Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Car Commercials of Super Bowl XLVIII

They are two things we could safely predict seeing ahead of the 48th Super Bowl; one team would win the Vince Lombardi trophy and a slew of heavily produced, high-octane television advertisements. With 30-second ad slots costing four million dollars, the production of the commercials themselves reasons to believe a brief spot could be the […]

Kia GT4 Stinger: From Sephia to Lust in 20 Years

Kia GT4 Stinger: From Sephia to Lust in 20 Years

When its GT4 Stinger Concept was unveiled in Detroit, Kia created something few – or I’m sure more accurately, no one – would have imagined when the brand’s first Sephia hit U.S. shores 20 years ago. It created lust. Bolder and more aggressive, this low-slung coupe is an exciting snapshot of where Kia’s styling direction […]

2014 Kia Sorento EX

2014 Kia Sorento EX AWD Review

This week we’ll get behind the wheel of a mid-size SUV that may surprise buyers who haven’t looked at Kia lately. If you haven’t noticed, Kia has been making huge strides in the quality area. This new 2014 Kia Sorento is a good example of what the South Korean automaker is doing. We’ll be testing […]

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Happy Mother’s Day! Here are the Four Best ‘Mom’ Car Commercials

Ah, Mother’s Day, the second favorite day of the year for flower shops and chocolatiers. In an attempt to sell SUVs and minivans to modern family-goers, car companies have come up with some funny and clever commercials aimed at making these vehicles slightly less boring. Take a look at a few good commercials aimed at […]

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Love at the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow

Serving as a Christmas after Christmas for me, the 2013 Canadian International AutoShow in Toronto is my first chance to gain a firsthand view of the most recent products. While many have made global debuts at many prior auto shows, I will attest there is no replacement to setting your own eyes on the presence […]