Will we ever see either of them in a local Kia showroom? The Track'ster is believed to offer a glimpse at the next-generation Soul, but the Quoris? Not anytime soon.
For now, the Hyundai-Kia partnership has two rear-wheel-drive setups underpinning the Genesis twins and the big Equus, and now also the Quoris (K9 in Korea). In their current form, all are available in left-hand-drive only.
The K9/Quoris marks a unique engineering step for Kia, featuring a big V6 petrol engine matched to a rear-wheel-drive layout.
Power is provided by the newly upgraded 213kW 3.8 litre 'Lambda' V6 petrol engine, while a 245kW 3.8 litre GDI V6 will follow the car's North American and European debut later this year.
The V6 is matched to the company's new eight-speed auto, featuring a BMW-like 'shift by wire' gear lever in the cabin.
Features in the cabin include a large 12.3-inch centre display, 9.2-inch monitors in the back of the front seats, and a 17-speaker audio system developed by Harman.
There's also a VIP package in the Korean market, offering twin heated and ventilated rear seats with a reclining backrest, sliding cushion and lower leg support for the 'nearside' seat, together with a front passenger seat that slides forwards when unoccupied.
Kia Track'ster Concept
Headlining the Kia stand - at least in the eyes of performance fiends - will be the Track'ster concept, revealed earlier this year.
Previewing the next-generation Soul hatch, the Track'ster drops the rear doors, stretches its wheelbase and wheel guards, and dumps its piddly engine for a 185kW 2.0 litre turbocharged mill.
Kia has never revealed how quick the Track'ster is, but we imagine its 0-100km/h sprint would land somewhere in the six-second space.
The Track'ster rolls on custom HRE monoblock billet 19-inch wheels wrapped in 245/40 rubber at the front and a very chunky 285/35 at the back.
Want to know more? Check out our earlier Track'ster feature.
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