April 1, 2004
Kia unveils 2005 Spectra 5 hatchback in Vancouver
Vancouver, British Columbia – Kia Canada unveiled the 2005 Spectra 5 at the Vancouver Auto Show, the car’s North American debut. The Spectra 5 is a hatchback version of the new Spectra sedan.
“We expect that with the all new Spectra sedan and the Spectra 5 and its level of sophistication and refinement that we will double our sales in the compact segment” Bill Porter, President and CEO, Kia Canada Inc..
The 2005 Spectra 5 comes with a 138 horsepower 2.0 litre engine with double overhead cams and continuously variable valve timing.