The 2011 Kia Optima Kicks Relative Ass

What kind of crazy world is it when Kia is releasing the most desirable new non-performance car at the NY show? Ambitious styling, high-tech engines, MacPherson front and multi-link rear suspension add up to a possible killer mid-size. » 4/01/10 1:00pm 4/01/10 1:00pm

2011 Kia Optima: The G8 Wants Its Side Vents Back

The 2011 Kia Optima will adopt the old American mantra of longer-lower-wider at its New York Auto Show debut. Also present? Some respectable, if derivative, styling; Pay no attention to the nicked Pontiac G8 fender vents. » 3/15/10 10:30am 3/15/10 10:30am

Next Kia Optima Headed For New York

Since the Hyundai Sonata's new this year, its platform-sibling, the Kia Optima, gets an update too. It's headed to the New York Auto Show, where auto journalists will undoubtedly use the Optima to opine about how quickly Kia's become noteworthy. » 2/22/10 1:00pm 2/22/10 1:00pm