August 11, 2005


New Kia Magentis to premiere in Frankfurt

Seoul, South Korea – Kia Motors announced it will introduce the all-new Magentis sedan at the Frankfurt International Motor Show on August 13. Designed at Kia’s facilities in South Korea, the U.S. and Europe, the new model marks the latest step in the re-generation of the entire Kia line-up, said the company.

The new model is longer, wider and higher than the outgoing model. In Canada, it will be available with a 2.4-litre four-cylinder and 2.7-litre V6 engine. In Europe, there will also be a 2.0-litre four-cylinder diesel engine.

Available features will include ABS, stability control, rear parking sensors, side and curtain airbags, and active anti-whiplash front seat head restraints.

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