The Chicago Auto Show is one of America’s biggest auto events, yet it doesn’t hold the same glamorous standards as that of its counterparts in Detroit, New York, and even Los Angeles.

That being said, a lot of automakers have used Chicago as the venue for their concept debuts and it’s no different this year as Kia prepares to roll out the Track’ster Concept.

The Tracks’ter Concept is being touted as "the ultimate performance" Soul that features an aggressive hatchback body with a low and aggressive bodykit. Looking at the Soul’s overall design, it should be easy to paint a picture of the Tracks’Ter as a concept that carries a far edgier look to coincide with the Korean automaker’s evolving design language, one that’s a far departure from the conservative approach the company used to be known for.

Performance details on the Tracks’ter Concept have yet to be announced, but considering what we’re looking at and how it’s being touted, we wouldn’t be surprised if it packs the same 1.6-liter four-cylinder powertrain that can be found under the hood of the Hyundai Veloster Turbo.

Whatever the case may be, we’re all looking forward to seeing the Kia Tracks’Ter Concept make its world debut in Chicago later this month.


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  (419) posted on 07.17.2012

I know it’ll have its best performance on its debut.

  (553) posted on 07.5.2012

I know it’ll have its best performance on its debut.

  (570) posted on 07.4.2012

It is really an ultimate performance if this concept made its debut.

  (526) posted on 04.24.2012

The thermal effect creates a fiery appeal on this one. Even so, I don’t think I’m really fond of its built. It does seem innovative too, nonetheless.

  (558) posted on 02.16.2012

Other automakers are now starting to develop their 2013 and even 2014 cars while KIA is just about to start there 2012 CONCEPT. I think Kia is quite left behind. Anyway, I adore this car’s unique wheels. I hope to see more developments for this concept.

  (365) posted on 02.15.2012

What a concept! The wheel is like a sketch that has only a mark, but it has a great look might as well.

  (580) posted on 02.6.2012

2012 Kia Tracks’ter concept is being touched with great features such as the aggressive hatchback body. It is amazing that this could give the ultimate performance. The concept is great.

  (530) posted on 02.6.2012

Is this forever a concept? Or it maybe produced soon? Anyways, the model is very creative on how it looks as well as the luxurious body paint on it. It features aggressive looks.

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