• 2011 Kia Optima spotted in the streets of Korea

A spyshot of the new Kia Optima – or K5, or Magentis depending on which part of the world you live in – was recently spotted roaming around the streets of Korea.

According to CarBlogger, the spotted Optima is, in all likelihood, Kia’s base model for the car as evidenced by those undersized wheels. In any event, all the speculations surrounding this car – and maybe we’ll get some clarity on what to call it – will be answered at the New York Motor Show in a few weeks time.

Until then, we’ll settle for spy shots – or in this case, a spy shot – of a car that we’ve been waiting a long time to get a hold of.


Source: The Car Blogger

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  (503) posted on 03.17.2010

Isn’t that a good news? koreans are entertaining and buying their own product which means Koreans are entrusting their satisfatory to KIA.

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