Kia Cross GT Concept Video First Look, 2013 Chicago Auto Show

Sami Haj-Assaad
by Sami Haj-Assaad

Kia showed off the shocking Cross GT concept at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show yesterday, previewing a potential luxury crossover from the Korean automaker.

Under the hood of the Cross GT is a hybrid powertrain that pairs a V6 engine with an electric motor for a total of 400 hp and 500 lbs-ft of torque. That’s paired with a 8-speed transmission to keep fuel economy in check. Inside the Cross GT has an earth-tone color theme, inspired by equestrian saddles.


This funky Kia concept was made by the same group of designers in California who made the Track’ster, KV7 and Soul’ster concepts.

Get a closer look at the Kia Cross GT Concept by watching the video below.

GALLERY: Kia Cross GT Concept

Sami Haj-Assaad
Sami Haj-Assaad

Sami has an unquenchable thirst for car knowledge and has been at AutoGuide for the past six years. He has a degree in journalism and media studies from the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto and has won multiple journalism awards from the Automotive Journalist Association of Canada. Sami is also on the jury for the World Car Awards.

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