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Facelifted Kia K5 hits the China car market, with Turbo Power

December 6, 2013 by Joey Wang

Facelifted Kia K5 hits the China car market, with Turbo Power

The facelifted Kia K5 sedan has been launched on the China car market. Price starts at 159.800 yuan and ends at 251.800 yuan. Biggest news hides under the bonnet; the facelifted Kia K5 is available with a new and very racy 2.0 turbo. Output is 245hp and 350nm, good for a 235km/h top speed.

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Pretty Chinese Girl & Pretty Kia K5

September 26, 2013 by Joey Wang

Pretty Chinese Girl & Pretty Kia K5

A very pretty Chinese girl and a very pretty Kia K5, living in the great city of Taiyuan in Shanxi Province. The girl is dressed in a black sorta-suit and black shoes. The Kia K5 sedan is painted in white and wrapped in black and mint green, and further sexed up by a black grille, green lights in the bumpers, mint green alloys, and a German-style license plate with number K5 00001.

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Kia K5 will get a 2.0 Turbo in China

August 26, 2013 by Tycho de Feijter

Kia K5 will get a 2.0 Turbo in China

The upcoming facelifted Kia K5 will get a 2.0 turbocharged engine for the China car market. The engine will have an output of 240hp and 350nm, mated to a six-speed automatic. Price will range from around 240.000 to 300.000 yuan. The facelifted Kia K5 is expected to debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September.

The current Kia K5 (pictured) is made in China by the Dongfeng-Yueda-Kia joint venture and is currently available with a 2.0 with 160hp or a 2.4 with 180hp. Price starts at 129.800 and ends at 249.800 yuan. Both engines will continue in the facelifted Kia K5. The 2.0 turbo is an addition to the line-up, not a replacement, although the old 2.4 seems ready to go.

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Spy Shots: facelifted Kia K5 testing in China

June 5, 2013 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelifted Kia K5 testing in China

Spy shots showing the facelifted Kia K5 testing in China. The facelifted Kia K5, called Kia Optima in the US, debuted internationally on the New York Motor Show in March, China-debut is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in September.

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