• Prestigious awards acknowledge design excellence of Kia model
  • K5 sedan and Sorento SUV on-sale in a number of areas world wide

Kia Motors has earned two prestigious design prizes for its newest fashions, as the brand new third-generation Kia K5 sedan and fourth-generation Kia Sorento SUV gained accolades within the Transportation class of the annual GOOD DESIGN Awards.

That is the newest in a string of design awards for Kia in recent times, with earlier generations of each the Sorento and K5 additionally incomes GOOD DESIGN Awards in 2015. A number of different fashions within the Kia line-up, together with the Telluride and Soul, have additionally obtained prizes from the group beforehand.

Kia’s third-generation K5 is the model’s one of the vital highly effective mid-size sedans to-date, providing drivers an impressed and technology-packed various to conventional rivals. Its exterior design is characterised by Kia’s hallmark ‘tiger nostril’ grille and ‘coronary heart beat’ daytime operating lights, whereas its inside structure conveys a futuristic and high-tech look, aided by its 12-inch digital instrument cluster.

The all-new Kia Sorento redefines the profitable design of earlier generations of the SUV, whereas incorporating elegant and complex new styling components, with sharper traces, high-tech particulars and elongated exterior proportions. The ‘tiger-nose’ grille, displaying a wider form which organically wraps across the built-in headlamps on both sides, provides the brand new mannequin a assured and mature presence. Inside, its engaging cabin additionally introduces premium-quality supplies, cutting-edge infotainment applied sciences, and a shocking new design.

Celebrating its 70th anniversary, the GOOD DESIGN Awards program is among the oldest design competitions on the planet. Yearly, this system selects a listing of merchandise and business leaders in design and manufacturing which have chartered new instructions for innovation and pushed the envelope for aggressive merchandise on the planet market.

About Kia Motors Company

Kia Motors (www.kia.com) is a maker of world-class high quality automobiles for the young-at-heart.

Based in 1944, Kia right now sells round three million automobiles a yr in over 190 international locations, with 52,000 staff worldwide, annual revenues of over KRW 58 trillion (about US$50 billion) and manufacturing amenities in six international locations. Kia is spearheading the transition to electrical automobiles and pursuing mobility companies to assist sort out city challenges world wide. The corporate’s model slogan – “The Energy to Shock” – represents Kia’s international dedication to shock the world with thrilling, inspiring experiences that transcend expectations.

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