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Kia Lotze Innovation vs. 2009 Kia Optima
We have first seen the 2009 Kia Optima at the New York Auto Show in April. For 2009 model year, Kia Optima received a mid-cycle facelift and a fresh new look.
The update goes from head to tails, starting with narrowed headlamps, a trapezoidal grille that hints at a new face of Kia brand, and new, larger fog-lights.
The side sills and rear fascias have also been revised to provide more sportier look to Kia’s four-door family sedan. The revised Optima goes on sale this fall.
At the Busan Auto Show last week, Kia presented it’s refreshed Optima sedan to Korean consumers for the first time. Kias sold in Korea oftenly get minor exterior details such as differently shaped grille or rear LED-lights that provide a more upscale look to the overall appearance of the vehicle. Kia’s introduction of the Lotze Innovation made me think: Will there be any noticable differences between the Optima and Korean Lotze Innovation?
Have a look for yourself by comparing the 2009 Lotze Innovation images with the 2009 Optima below and let us know what you see.
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