Subsequent-Gen Kia Optima To Have A Progressive Design With A Sturdy Identification

Hyundai showcased the 2020 Sonata on the New York Auto Present final month, and now the South Korean group’s consideration is popping to the next-generation Kia Optima.

Whereas we haven’t seen a lot of it currently, Kia’s styling boss revealed some new particulars concerning the upcoming sedan. Talking with Autocar, Byung Chul Juh stated the following Optima may have a brand new design that’s “not excessive, however progressive with a robust model id.”

He went on to recommend the styling language will replicate Kia’s “modern, younger, difficult, iconic and funky” character. That’s not very particular, however Juh additionally stated the mannequin may have “surprising particulars.”

The brand new design language will finally be adopted to different Kias, and every phase will obtain a definite “tiger face” entrance finish with a extra three-dimensional feel and look. The corporate will proceed to make use of its acquainted grille, however Hyundai Motor Group chief design officer Luc Donckerwolke stated future modesl may have “extra of a masks that may ship sportiness and a presence.” Kia appears to have alluded to those modifications with the Think about idea because the mannequin was outfitted with a so-called “tiger masks.”

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Apart from speaking concerning the upcoming Optima, Donckerwolke stated the next-generation Sportage can be “even bolder than the brand new [Hyundai] Tucson.” There’s no phrase on when the mannequin will arrive, however a facelifted Sportage was launched earlier this 12 months so it’ll most likely be awhile earlier than we see the redesigned crossover.

Kia isn’t the one firm getting a brand new styling language, as Hyundai may even get a glance that Donckerwolke described as “horny, seductive and sensuous, sporty, keen and classy.” As a part of this effort, upcoming fashions may have a extra emotional and upscale design. They’ll even be additional differentiated from Kia automobiles.

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