9th February 2018, which is set to be the first day of the Auto Expo, will see the launch of several vehicles. It is said that the 5-day event would be the launch-pad of 20 new cars and would put to display many other technologically superior and state of the art designs. Like every year, Auto Expo 2018 will also witness the launch of some of the world-renowned brands, one of them being Kia Motos.
The South Korean carmaker’s debut car would be the SP Concept car, which would hit the roads in the year 2019, along with 16 other variants. Han-Woo Park, President of Kia Motors Corporation, said, “All of us at Kia Motors are extremely proud to take our first steps into one of world’s largest automotive markets. And we are here to build more than just great cars. We aim to set a new standard in the Indian auto industry by providing consumers with world-class products and services, while engaging with and giving back to the local community.”
- Kia Motors will make its debut in India at the Auto Expo
- World premiere for Kia SP Concept, hinting at plans for an Indian-market SUV
- SP Concept takes Kia’s design language in a bold and sophisticated direction
- Kia to outline plans for Indian market with showcase of 16 global models
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Other Kia cars to look out for Kia Sportage, which will be competing with the Hyundai Tucson in India and is available in both petrol and diesel engine variants. The latest Kia Niro shares its platform with the Hyundai Ioniq, which is sold as a hybrid, plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicle globally. The Kia SP Concept paves the way to further bring in SUV to the Indian Market in the future. Also, the company is all set to bring electric and hybrid cars to the Indian roads, along with Stinger sports sedan. Along with this, the Kia Stinger is the performance sedan for the Korean automaker, just as the Mustang is for Ford. With the all-wheel drive as optional, it gets an 8-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters.