28 Apr '18, 7pm

Hybrid Kia K5 Sedan Debuts at Auto China 2018

Hybrid Kia K5 Sedan Debuts at Auto China 2018

South Korean automaker Kia has unveiled its new K5 plug-in hybrid sedan at the Auto China show in Beijing. Known as the Optima in the U.S. and Europe, the K5 sports a 50 kW electric motor and 2.0-liter GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection) engine, delivering 156 horsepower and 139-pound-feet of torque with a 29-mile (47-kilometer) range. On the design side, it looks relatively modest, a mild refresh over the previous version with an unassuming tiger nose grille, daytime running lights, short hood, and dipping rear windows. SEE ALSO: Hyundai Launches Electric Carsharing Service in Korea “The K5 Plug-in Hybrid also boasts an exclusive new powertrain, with greater zero-emissions range than any other Kia hybrid to date and will seek to lead the new energy vehicle market in China,” said Nam Young So, CEO and executive vice president, in a statement. The K5 is scheduled to start produ...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/hybrid-kia-k5-debuts-auto-china/

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