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Kia Kee Concept damaged en route to North American debut
Bad news for the folks at Kia Motors Corporation.
The European-designed Kia Kee concept car, touted as the “new face of Kia,” was en route to its North American debut at next week’s 2007 Los Angeles Auto Show when it broke free of its cargo restraints inside the car transporter and smashed its front end.
Kia spokesman Alex Fedorak says, “We had to send the car back to Italy to get repaired and there is no way it’s going to make it back to the States in time for the LA show.”
Kia KEE concept vehicle
The 197-horsepower Kee 2+2 made its world debut at the 2007 Frankfurt Auto Show in September, and was scheduled to stop at Kia’s dealer meeting in Las Vegas before arriving at the L.A. Convention Center when the accident occurred. [Source: Edmunds]