Kia Is Making A LeBron "King James" Special Edition K900

The Kia K900 has not been the most successful luxury sedan in terms of sales. So Kia tapped NBA superstar LeBron James to give the car some much needed exposure. According to a teaser picture from LeBron's Facebook page, it looks like King James is getting his own special edition K900. » 2/11/15 1:16pm 2/11/15 1:16pm

At Least One Person Maybe Bought A Car Because LeBron James Told Them To

A while back I wrote a post about LeBron James endorsing the not terribly popluar Kia K900 luxry car. While I give L Bron credit for actually driving the car in real life, I was skeptical on whether or not his endorsement would have any meaningful impact on sales. It has at least sold one car, I now know. » 2/05/15 1:35pm 2/05/15 1:35pm

Kia Gives The K900 What It Has Always Needed: Rear-Mounted Turbos

The Kia K900 has been a free ice cream cone on the coldest day of winter kind of car. What does this expensive robot not-BMW need to fix its lackluster sales? Not rear turbos! » 11/04/14 5:17pm 11/04/14 5:17pm

LeBron James Apparently One Person In America Who Likes The Kia K900

Kia has signed an endorsement deal with LeBron James hoping that the basketball star can help the dismal sales of the K900 sedan. But in a strange twist of events, Kia allegedly didn't approach LeBron; he liked the car so much that he asked Kia if he could have one. » 10/16/14 12:20pm 10/16/14 12:20pm

Surprise! Almost No One Bought The Kia K900

Kia made a bold move trying to muscle their way into the luxury market. They even used Morpheus from the Matrix to "free your mind" from the "prison of traditional luxury." Most car-buyers would rather not "wake up" and kept buying their German sedans. Kia has sold a measly 1,050 K900s.… » 10/01/14 12:48pm 10/01/14 12:48pm

It's Fine If Kia Sells The K900 Through Just A Third Of Its Dealers

It's logical that an automaker's dealers would be thrilled to sell their biggest and/or most prestigious models. That's not happening lately. News the Kia K900 is only being sold at a fraction of Kia outlets sounds strange, but it isn't. It's actually smart. » 2/28/14 9:00pm 2/28/14 9:00pm

Kia's The Matrix Super Bowl Ad Sells A K900 With Morpheus And Two Keys

Kia has a lot to sell with the Kia K900. In their big Super Bowl push, they're telling you there are two choices in buying big luxury cars: the Kia or everything else. Who better to present a choice between two pills cars than Morpheus from The Matrix? » 1/28/14 12:41pm 1/28/14 12:41pm

So Kia Sent Us Some Mysterious Pills

For the Super Bowl this year, Kia is proving it has its finger on the pulse of the popular consciousness in 1999 by enlisting Morpheus from The Matrix to be the pitchman for the Kia K900 luxury sedan. Then they sent Jalopnik some pills in the mail. » 1/28/14 12:18pm 1/28/14 12:18pm

Kia Proves That Luxury Cars Can't Have Real Names To Sell In The U.S.

Kia is a full line automaker. A full line automaker that names every single one of their cars with real, tangible names. But then they showed off the Kia K900, a premium sedan without a real name. What's the deal? » 11/22/13 12:20pm 11/22/13 12:20pm

The Kia K900 Is A Korean BMW Named After A Robot Dog

Kia sure as hell has come a long way since the days when they were secretly building Festivas for Ford, and the Kia K900 is absolute proof of that. It's a handsome, impressively-appointed car, even if it does seem to be an amalgam of other car's identities. » 11/20/13 5:45pm 11/20/13 5:45pm

The Rear-Drive Flagship Kia K900 Will Drop At The LA Auto Show

For those of you who have spent years lusting after a luxurious, V8-powered rear-wheel drive Kia, you need only wait a few weeks for the flagship Kia K900 sedan to make its American debut at the LA Auto Show in November. » 10/29/13 9:42am 10/29/13 9:42am

The RWD Kia K9 Is Coming To America As The Kia K900

Kia is planning to out-Cadenza the Cadenza by adding another flagship sedan in the form of what's being called a "7-Series value for [a] 5-Series price." » 9/20/13 1:24pm 9/20/13 1:24pm