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2011 Kia Cadenza sales begins
2011 Kia Cadenza sales commences in the United Arab Emirates…
Kia held a launching event for its 2011 Kia Cadenza in Dubai yesterday. The automaker invited more than 200 guests to the black-tie gala dinner to officially introduce its latest new luxury-car, which goes on sale in the market within a few days .
With its refined and modern appearance, strong performance capabilities and roomy, hi-tech cabin, the all-new Cadenza is expected to dominate the UAE’s luxury sedan market. Since early customer clinics, at which consumers evaluate the 2011 Cadenza against its major rivals, ranked the car as a clear winner, Kia can be confident to achieve some good numbers with this new sedan.
Kia predicts the sales of luxury cars in the Middle East will surge in the coming years, so the automaker is confident it can acquire even bigger share of the market with some help of new Cadenza sedan.
According to Al Majid Motors, Kia’s sole distributor in the country, there has been a large number of people interested to test-drive the car ever since it was first exhibited at the local auto show back in December.
In the UAE, Kia Cadenza is available with a 290 horsepower 3.5L V6 gasoline engine, which produces 34.5 kg.m of torque. Mated to Kia’s new six-speed automatic gearbox, the engine achieves segment-leading fuel economy of 10.6 kms per liter of fuel.
The model stands on attractively designed 17-inch alloy wheels and comes equipped with a plethora of standard safety features, including 8-airbags, ABS brakes and Electronic Stability Control and active front head rests.
The UAE-market Cadenza comes standard with many luxury features such as panoramic sunroof, smart key, rear camera with small display mounted on the inside mirror, leather equipped interior and xenon head lamps.
Power front seats with ventilation, Super Vision Cluster, a built-in satellite-navigation system and many other features are available as well.
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