Kia Hamsters Get Sexy in New Soul EV Ad

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

The Kia hamsters are back and this time they’ve brought some friends.

To celebrate the launch of the new 2015 Soul EV, the Korean automaker has once again turned to its famous hamsters. This time around, they’re equipped with suspenders, hi-tech lasers and holograms, but once the electricity starts forming to create Kia’s first electric car, a surprise appears.

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The new Kia Soul EV hamster commercial also previews the new Maroon 5 song titled “Animals,” which is featured in the 2014 MTV VMAs.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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