sketches that preview the upcoming Magentis/Optima model, set to debut at the 2010 New York Auto Show. The D-segment sedan will be longer, larger and lower than its predecessor and will have a bold and sporty design.
Kia Magentis design
Kia Magentis Design SketchThe next generation Kia Magentis (also known as Optima in some markets) will make its public world premiere at the New York International Auto Show, which opens on Friday 2 April 2010.
Longer, lower and wider than the previous generation model, the new Magentis features a significantly longer wheelbase and will offer more space for people and cargo.
“A fresh design from the ground up, Kia’s latest generation of its popular D-segment sedan is completely transformed and embodies a bold, athletic and sporty visual energy.”
The next generation Magentis will go on sale at Kia dealerships in the USA and in non-European markets from Autumn 2010, while sales in Europe will begin in Spring 2011.