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The 2011 Kia VG shows off a completely undisguised interior
A prototype model of the 2011 Kia VG has been spotted again. While nothing really changed since last week when we published a series of spy shots of the VG, the new spy shots are bringing us something new, and that is the very first image of a completely undisguised interior lay-out of the VG sedan.
Being larger and wider than the current Amanti, the interior of the new VG has been rebuilt completely to offer increased passenger space. To our surprise, the interior design looks faithful to attractive VG concept car, that the Korean second largest carmaker unveiled at the Seoul Auto Show earlier this year.
The interior features high quality materials and a range of luxury equipment not available in the existing Amanti sedan.Those include a panoramic sun-roof, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and others.
As seen from other spy shots, the 2011 Kia VG will incorporate modern lines and dynamic look from the VG concept. It will feature a completely different and slightly lower roof-line than the current Amanti. Production model will also feature Kia’s family-look radiator grille and for the very first-time in any Kia vehicle, LEDs technology equipped head-lights!
The all-new VG sedan is expected to ride on a new front-wheel-drive platform that is expected to be shared with next-generation Hyundai Azera/Grandeur. Some rumours also indicate that the platform has been modified to adopt Haldex AWD system, but that remains to be seen.
As we learned in the past, Kia VG will be available with Kia’s all-new six-speed automatic transmission coupled to a range of four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines offering class-leading power outputs and fuel-consumption ratings.
Powering Kia’s new sporty sedan will be the all-new Theta II four-cylinder engine with gasoline-direct-injection technology and maximum output of 200 horsepower, or the companys Lambda 3.5L V6 with impressive 275 horsepower.
With its official Korean premiere scheduled for this coming Novemebr, the all-new Kia VG sedan is less than two months away. According to latest reports from Korea, the VG sedan is set to go on sale in the Korean market in late Novemebr, while North American and European sales are scheduled to commence sometime in 2010.
Based on these latest shots, we can’t wait to finally see the production-ready 2011 Kia VG in the flesh! [Source: bobaedream.co.kr]
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