Conceptual Crossover Kia Niro Will Go Into Production In 2015

Conceptual Crossover Kia Niro Will Go Into Production In 2015

Presented at the Frankfurt motor show concept Kia Niro demonstrates the willingness of the Korean company to enter the market subcompact, bright crossovers. The concept will go into series production - market launch is planned for 2015 and must compete with the Nissan Juke.


According to British portal AutoExpress, the production version of the concept Kia Niro should appear on sale in less than two years. The name itself Niro is one of the types of stainless steel, which actually made some elements of the machine, for example, the roof. It promotes weight loss, which in turn has little to reduce fuel consumption.


Three-door crossover is still in the concept stage. However, according to sources of the portal, the production version is not far off. Thus, the Korean automaker will be fastest growing segment subcompact crossovers. Moreover, the future Niro (unless, of course, the machine will keep the name) will replace the current market model Venga MPV, which most likely will not receive updates.


Kia Niro is based on a shortened platform of the Kia CEE'd. As stated by the manufacturer, the car will get "innovation power". According to sources, it will be a powerful 1.6-liter GDI petrol engine driving the front axle, in combination with an electric motor placed on the rear axle. The total power of the motors should be approximately 246 HP is About the same setup and was on the provo concept shown at the Geneva motor show in March this year.


In addition, Kia said that if Niro will go into serial production, it will be available effective 1-liter turbocharged gasoline engine.


The exterior of the Kia Niro is normal for concept and eccentric for serial machines. According to the chief designer Gregory Guillaume, the car was inspired by the Porsche 959, the winning rally "Paris-Dakar" in the 80-ies.


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