– Kia Magentis Optima

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Kia Magentis



Kia Corporation held the world of its all-new Kia Magentis executive (known as ‘Optima’ in some at the Frankfurt Motor Show Completely redesigned from the up, the new Magentis is a modern, high-quality, sedan, which offers clean, crisp, and handsome more power; higher better handling and a smoother more space; more a larger trunk and enhanced economy.

Created by Kia design in Korea, Germany and the USA, the new will transform Kia’s fortunes in the important D-segment. The mm long new Magentis will customers with comfortable, and refined transport in an elegantly all-new car.

For the first time in the D-Segment, Kia be offering customers a choice of and diesel engines. Available in European Magentis models, new 2-liter 140 ps CRDi diesel features a variable-geometry turbocharger and a diesel particle filter as standard, for optimum performance and with clean Euro4 emissions.

“The new Magentis the recent Kia tradition of introducing new which are attractively styled, appointed, technically sophisticated and modern,” said Yong-Hwan Senior Executive Vice and COO of Kia Motors Corporation.

The new Magentis be a highly competitive entry a significant segment of the global Depending on the model selected and customers can choose from two levels (LX and EX), two of three engines (2.7, 2.4 and 2.0-liter) and one diesel engine (in Europe A 6-speed M/T and 4-speed A/T are mated to the diesel, while the 2.0-liter has a 5-speed M/T and 4-speed A/T.

The 2.4-liter powerplant is mated to a M/T and 5-speed A/T, while the engine is offered only a 5-speed A/T.

Taller mm (+70 mm), wider mm (+15 mm) — excluding the old protruding door handles and longer (+5 mm) than the model it the new Magentis has a longer wheelbase mm (+20 mm) and reduced front 935 mm (-25 mm) to create much interior packaging, which significantly more cabin together with a larger (SAE) trunk.

The new, fully independent Strut front suspension and rear suspension systems are to deliver a supple, comfortable with agile, responsive and good stability under the road and weather conditions. An range of optional equipment is available.

Four newly engines

Kia’s range-topping EX model can be ordered with a responsive, upgraded quad-cam 188 ps V6 ‘Mu’ petrol engine VIS (Variable Intake System). An ‘Theta’ 2.4-liter gasoline will also be available in the US and (specifications to be confirmed closer to date).

Available in both EX and LX models, the all-new ‘Theta’ 144.5 ps petrol engine is an quiet, state-of-the-art four-cylinder with CVVT. The new 2-liter diesel engine is also in both EX and LX Magentis models. SOHC engine produces 140 ps and 305 Nm of from 1,800 to 2,500 rpm to be confirmed).

All four engines are smooth and with clean emissions with Euro4 standards.

automatic and manual transmissions

in the D-Segment, all Magentis engines be available with an automatic Both petrol and 2-liter (only in Europe) engines can be with a four-speed automatic as an extra-cost option, while the is mated to a new five-speed automatic as standard.

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Fitted with Sport Mode automatic these gearboxes offer a of fully automatic changes or sequential-manual gear selection. As the 2-liter petrol engine is with a five-speed manual, the 2-liter diesel engine in Europe) is supplied with an fuel-stretching six-speed manual

Active and Passive Safety Kit

New Magentis is available with and passive safety measures to hazards and protect occupants in accidents. The all-new body is manufactured with a large of high-strength steel. ABS with front and side airbags, ‘active’ head restraints and seatbelts for all five occupants, are as standard or as options depending on

In addition, ESP stability control, parking sensors and curtain are available as options.

All-new platform

The new Magentis is manufactured in Korea at Hwasung assembly plant. It is an Kia product, independently developed and on the new MG platform. In future years, the MG will also form the for the next generation Kia Carens MPV.

The new Magentis range is to reach Kia showrooms in Europe and the market at the beginning of 2006 and in America in the Spring 2006 and be available in nine distinctive colors depending on country.

and photos courtesy of Kia Motors

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