2011 Kia Sportage Concepts Work Hard and Play Hard during SEMA Show

Posted on 01. Nov, 2010 by in Kia Canada


Kia Motors and Antenna Magazine Collaborate to Showcase Two Sportage CUVs, Customized by Antenna, to “Duel” it Out in a Desert1

  • “Play” Sportage judgment appeals to jaunty and brave sides of today’s motorist with tradition bike rack, motorized griddle grill, prosaic shade television
    and locker space
  • “Work” Sportage judgment offers singular preference comforts and technologies, including a built-in closet, shoe rack, iPad2 and Motorola Droid X3, that will advantage today’s veteran masculine

LAS VEGAS, Nov 1, 2010 – Proving a 2011 Kia Sportage compress CUV can be all business or all pleasure or both Kia Motors America (KMA) has teamed with conform and lifestyle repository Antenna to showcase dual stylish and rarely customized Sportages combined by Antenna for “The Duel,” that are directed during recreational enthusiasts and busy, on-the-go professionals, and given with today’s coolest gadgets, technologies and materials to interest to active and fashion-forward males. The judgment vehicles, nicknamed “Work” and “Play,” will be denounced tomorrow during a 2010 Specialty Equipment Manufacturers Association (SEMA) Show in Las Vegas.

The partnership between KMA and Antenna follows final year’s successful Soul Xpression program, that delivered a duped out 2010 Kia Soul combined by a conform and lifestyle announcement and introduced during a 2009 SEMA Show.

“In serve to being a organic and value-packed CUV, a all-new Sportage was designed to offer today’s consumers a latest in technologies, preference and reserve features, and above all style,” conspicuous Michael Sprague, clamp president, selling communications, KMA. “Antenna‘s ‘Duel’ Sportage judgment vehicles artistically take a CUVs capabilities to a subsequent turn by adding even some-more style, record and capability to privately interest to today’s active and veteran males.”

Red “Play” Sportage

The “Play” Sportage judgment was designed with a active civic masculine in mind and gives Kia’s aggressively styled CUV a new skin and a latest jaunty apparatus and accessories, right down to a tires. The extraneous was given a uninformed and forceful new demeanour featuring a standout matte finish with a physique embellished a prosaic red with texturized matte black trim paint. New 20-inch MRR HR4 wheels, also embellished a coordinating matte black,

2011 Kia Sportage concepts work hard
and play tough during SEMA raise a imperishable appearance, while a tradition Yakima roof shelve is given with a red and black Cannondale QuikFX Bike with singular bike pedals and chair to accommodate all jaunty needs during a moment’s notice.

Moving inside, all trim pieces of a “Play” Sportage judgment are wrapped in black leather and accented with red stitching for a some-more enterprising appearance. The seats are upholstered with black leather, complemented with black suede racing stripes and embellished with red stitching using down a chair core for a one demeanour overall. All of a doorway panels use a three-material settlement including black leather, black suede and red leather with door-inset Memphis Audio member speakers for extended listening pleasure. An iPod Touch4 is molded into a behind core console for easy entrance to today’s latest song and news, while a tradition quick-release camera hilt in a behind core armrest binds an Olympus EP-L1 camera to constraint noted moments while roving on a road. The headliner, also upholstered with black suede, includes a tradition beach chair holder, finish with a black-painted beach chair with a red leather chair for last-minute trips to a coast.

Making “Play” Sportage a loyal athlete’s car, a load area was remade into a tailgater’s dream with a custom-painted locker, motorized immaculate steel griddle griddle and 22-inch LCD television. In a load area, a Mac Mini with a wireless keyboard and mouse, speakers and Wi-Fi safeguard full connectivity while on a pierce or tracking live anticipation football updates, and a Memphis subwoofer underneath a filigree disguise furthers listening enjoyment.

Blue “Work” Sportage

Aimed during a sophisticated, tech-savvy bustling professional, a “Work” Sportage judgment car combined by Antenna sports a neat and veteran coming with tradition lead blue paint, titanium grey wheels, roof shelve trim, grille insert and fender inserts. To supplement to a “Work” Sportage’s singular demeanor, front and behind wheels arrangement concave rims (more conspicuous in a rear), with a behind wheels propitious with new 10.5-inch-wide tires to finish a specialized look.

Busy professionals will feel during home inside a “Work” Sportage with luxuriously allocated tan leather seats with a solid stitching settlement suggestive of an argyle pattern. High-quality tradition carpeting can be found throughout, while doorway inserts are wrapped with a same diamond-stitched leather and propitious with filigree orator ports to disguise a upgraded Memphis Audio complement speakers for a seamless appearance.

All business-minded occupants advantage from a latest record to keep sideways of a latest news updates, including a Motorola Droid X molded into a core console. New iPads are propitious into fiberglass inserts molded into a motorist and newcomer seatbacks to capacitate behind passengers to stay on tip of dire work matters, with passengers given a ability to possibly mislay a iPads with a elementary symbol recover or keep docked to sojourn charged. A Bluetooth5 wireless record keyboard also is mounted into a behind of a core console for easy communications.

To entirely accommodate all needs of today’s veteran male, a full closet and sauce hire is propitious easily within a “Work” Sportage’s atmospheric load area, charity storage for adult to dual suits, 5 dress shirts and 5 belts for any work situation. Grooming needs are met with holders for an electric razor (with a built-in energy source) and ties, while a shoe shelve with a lane complement to reason cufflinks and a wristwatch finish off a mobile closet.

Impressive Safety Features

Like all Kia vehicles, a 2011 Sportage is versed with a prolonged list of customary reserve equipment. Both Sportage trims come given with motorist and newcomer modernized front airbags, front seat-mounted side airbags, side screen airbags6 and front active headrests, four-wheel Antilock Brake System (ABS), Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD), Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) and a Brake Assist System (BAS), that recognizes an puncture stop and delivers poignant braking power. Hill Start Assist Control (HAC) and Downhill Brake Control (DBC) also come customary on all models, a former aiding in preventing a car from rolling back when perplexing to lift divided from an ascending gradient, while a latter thatch a car during slower speeds down high grades so drivers can concentration their courtesy on steering.

Industry-Leading Warranty

The 2011 Sportage is lonesome by Kia’s guaranty program, that offers consumer insurance during an well-developed value. Included in this module are a 10-year/100,000-mile singular powertrain warranty, a five-year/60,000-mile singular simple guaranty and a five-year/100,000-mile anti-perforation warranty. A five-year/60,000-mile roadside assistance devise also is partial of a car coverage.

Design-Led Transformation and Product Line

Kia Motors is in a midst of a dramatic, design-led transformation, that has been delivering boldly styled vehicles in several critical segments during accurately a right time, contributing to a brand’s continued gains in U.S. marketplace share. Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by settlement innovation, quality, value, reserve comforts and new record such as a soon-to-come UVO powered by Microsoft7 in-car hands-free party system. The launches of a 2011 Sorento CUV, a initial car to be assembled* during Kia’s initial U.S.-based production comforts in West Point, Georgia, a energetic 2011 Sportage compress CUV, worldly 2011 Optima midsize sedan and versatile Forte 5-door hatchback serve raise a lineup.

Kia’s indication year 2011 car line includes a Sorento CUV, Sportage compress CUV, Optima midsize sedan, Soul civic newcomer vehicle, Forte compress sedan, Forte 5-door compress hatchback, Forte Koup two-door coupe, Rio sub-compact sedan, Rio5 sub-compact hatchback and Sedona minivan.

About Kia Motors America

Kia Motors America (KMA) is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 725 dealers via a United States. For 2009, KMA accessible a 15th uninterrupted year of increasing U.S. marketplace share and recently achieved a best entertain of sales ever in 2010. Kia Motors subscribes to a truth of building high value, high quality, protected and energetic vehicles. Kia Motors prides itself on producing vehicles that are sparkling and enabling and elicit a Kia tagline “The Power to Surprise.”

Kia Motors America is a “Official Automotive Partner of a NBA.” Information about Kia Motors America and a full car choice is accessible during a Web site www.kia.com.
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1 The specifically designed Sportages customized by Antenna are not accessible as decorated during any kia dealers. Use counsel when customizing any vehicles since reserve risks might be combined and a car guaranty might be voided.
2 iPad is a heading of Apple, Inc. All other heading and product or use names are a skill of their particular owners.
3 DROID x by Motorola (MOTOROLA is a purebred heading of Motorola, Inc.). Droid is a heading of Lucasfilm Ltd. and a associated companies. Used underneath license.
4 iPod Touch is a purebred heading of Apple, Inc.
5 The Bluetooth word symbol and logos are purebred trademarks owned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such outlines by Kia is underneath license. Other trademarks and trade names are those of their particular owners.
6 For limit protection, always wear your chair belt. Please impute to your vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for additional critical reserve information per atmosphere bags, including additional cautions and warnings.
7 Microsoft is a purebred heading of Microsoft Corporation in a United States and/or other countries.
* Kia vehicles fabricated during a Kia U.S. plant are fabricated from U.S. and globally-sourced parts.

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