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 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 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