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New Kia K9 spy photos: V-8 powered Hyundai Genesis sibling
They have caught a heavily-camouflaged Kia luxury sedan while cruising down the highway near Seoul.
Kia K9 luxury sedan has been rumored for quite some time now and several reports have already been published by us and other automobile enthusiast sites in the past.
With more spy shots starting to circulate on the interwebs, it is quite obvious that the model is entering the final evaluation phase where the last kinks are being ironed out by the Kia engineers.
Details regarding the new Kia K9 are fairly scarce at this point but rumors are claiming that the K9 will be riding on the same chassis that underpins the Hyundai Genesis and Equus luxury sedans.
The highlights of the up-coming luxury sedan will be the all-new 5.0L V8 engine with gasoline direct injection -GDI technology (429 horsepower!) and 8-speed automatic transmission. A less potent V-6 engine option will also be available.
Other details around the K9 luxury sedan remain a mystery therefore we will have to wait a few more months to obtain more information regarding the Kia K9’s release date and its powertrain options. Stay tuned for more information to hit the Kia-World blog soon!
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