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Future Kia VG sedan spied nearly naked
Next Kia model to benefit from new design philosophy, outlined by Peter Schreyer and his team of designers, will be the near luxury VG sedan. Expected to sit on the same architecture as next generation Hyundai Azera, the VG will be making it’s official Korean debut in September next year.
Kia has been testing pre-production VG cars for a few months and several VG prototypes have been spied in public by now. Just recently, Brenda Priddiy & Co. have spotted another VG mule running down the street and took some new spy shots of it.
Previously, VG prototypes were wearing heavy camouflage not letting us to see much of their exterior design, but now, for the first time, a prototype has been spied almost undisguised with only some black-tapes covering details on front and rear fascias.
As you can see, the VG will adopt the “tiger nose” grille and will feature similar front bumper air-intake design as facelifted Kia Optima SX. Seen clearly for the first time is the strong character side line, which starts at the lower part of the front door, rises upwards and goes towards the rear end of the car, which features LEDs-equipped rear lights and a pair of bumper-integrated tailpipes.
The 2010 Kia VG will reportedly go on sale in US and Canada sometime in 2010, where it is expected to replace the slow selling Amanti sedan, and will be aiming at buyers looking for a little more class and comfort in their everyday cars.
Head over to Leftlane to view more images of the 2010 Kia VG! Click here or check our previous Kia VG post with spy shots included: 2010 Kia VG gallery