The all-new Kia luxury flagship model has finally been revealed in the metal.
A couple of weeks after teasing the public with partially disguised drawings of its forthcoming top-of-the-line model, code named KH, Kia Motors has now released the first official photos of the car. The luxury flagship model will be called K9 in its home market and the vehicle will have another name when it goes on sale overseas.
The photos of the K9 reveal a dramatic four-door sedan with a swooping style that in Kia’s own words represents the “best of the best”.
The K9 will be the latest rear-wheel-drive car produced by Kia, a development hinted at in the rear-drive Kia GT concept car that wowed the auto industry at the Frankfurt Motor Show last year.
The K9 takes some of its styling cues from the GT concept, including the bold treatment to the family tiger nose grille and the car’s lowered, sporty stance. It’s a clear continuation of Kia’s evolving design DNA, further enhanced by ‘high-tech luxury car’ style LED headlamps, with classic design echoes in its voluminous bonnet and sloping roofline, LED lamps and bumper-integrated exhausts.
The hand of Kia’s Chief Design Officer Peter Schreyer is evident in the sophisticated profile with its simple, but strong character line.
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