Kia To Get First-Ever Coupe In 2009, May Replace "Spectra" Name

Kia plans to introduce the brand's first ever coupe next summer, a couple of months after the new Spectra sedan goes on sale by mid-2009. The new coupe will reportedly be based on the Koup concept, first shown at the New York Auto Show just a few short months ago. But fans of the Spectra name may be disappointed.… » 6/30/08 8:45am 6/30/08 8:45am

Kia Koup Concept Astounds, Konfounds

Part coupe and part notchback, the new Kia Koup concept car hints at a design language to come. This new direction includes ditching the friendly, rounded edges of the old Kia and replacing them with a crisper and more angular look that borrows heavily from Acura. The Koup also points towards performance aspirations… » 3/20/08 10:26am 3/20/08 10:26am

Kia Koup Concept Teased At New York Auto Show Soiree

A certain South Korean carmaker was keeping busy after hours in the City That Does Not Know Sleep: Kia brough us this striptease of the Kia Koup concept vehicle as the sun set on Day One of the New York Auto Show. From what we can tell, the new design is all slim, sleek and back-swept—horizontal curves and narrow,… » 3/20/08 8:45am 3/20/08 8:45am