Feature Article: Kia Optima Turbo Likely For Australian Debut
CORRECTION: 2.0 litre engine under consideration for Australia is not the US-market turbo engine. It is Hyundai-Kia's new 'Nu' 132kW naturally-aspirated engine. Article updated.
A hybrid version of Kia's stylish Optima hits the US market next month, packing the same petrol-electric powertrain driving its stablemate, the Sonata (i45) Hybrid.
Combining a 123kW 'Atkinson cycle' version of the company's 2.4 litre GDI petrol engine with a 30kW electric motor, Ki... continue reading