Kia Optima Concept Teased Ahead of March Debut


Kia is teasing a concept preview of its next mid-size sedan today ahead of a planned debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

The South Korean company didn’t release any details about the car, but has confirmed that it is a D-segment car and the 11th concept to come from its European design studio. It will debut officially on March 3 when more details will be revealed in Switzerland.

Currently the Optima uses a base 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine in North America that makes 192 hp and 181 lb-ft of torque, but it is also available with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that offers 274 hp and 269 lb-ft of torque, both mated to six-speed manual transmissions.

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