Kia Forte LPI Hybrid: First Production Kia Hybrid

The Kia Forte LPI Hybrid is the brand's first production hybrid, the first use of lithium polymer batteries in a hybrid, and the first vehicle in Kia's new Eco-Dynamics sub-brand. » 3/24/09 11:00am 3/24/09 11:00am

Kia Forte Coupe Caught Testing In South Korea

The Kia Forte was just unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show, now we've got spy shots of the Kia Forte Coupe. Based on the profile and the sedan styling, this might actually be a looker. » 3/09/09 2:30pm 3/09/09 2:30pm

2010 Kia Forte Is The New Spectra

The 2010 Kia Forte, a replacement for the dull Spectra, is one the first salvos in Kia's battle to enhance its image. Perhaps the 173 HP, six-speed manual-equipped SX will find its target. » 2/11/09 10:15am 2/11/09 10:15am

2009 Kia Forte: The Car Of The Futurist?

We've already shown you the surprisingly attractive 2009 Kia Forte » 8/21/08 5:22pm 8/21/08 5:22pm and now, thanks to , we have a treasure-trove of pictures as well as some more information on the Spectra replacement. According the all-things-Kia site, the new Forte will come with small gas and diesel engine options when it debuts in Korea, with a…

2009 Kia Forte Sheet Metal Meets Web, Web Likey

Here it is folks. Apparently the speculation's now over and we've no more need for silly teaser shots — here's the official press shots of the new replacement for the Kia Spectra/Cerato, the 2009 Kia Forte sedan. Our snap judgement? It's not too shabby looking. In fact, in comparison to the Spectra, it's downright… » 7/02/08 7:27am 7/02/08 7:27am

Kia Forte Teaser Pics Quietly Slip Out

Kia's very quietly revealed what appear to be photos of their upcoming Spectra-replacement, the Kia Forte. The new shots continue to show the Korean automaker's moving at a definitively un-Kia-like high speed towards a new, bolder design direction. We've seen it indicated already by the Kia Soul, Kia Koup and now the… » 6/24/08 1:00pm 6/24/08 1:00pm