Archive for April, 2009

KND 5 from Kia Takes a Bow at the Seoul Motor Show

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Kia takes the wraps off the next elegant, almost luxury class sedan during the Seouil Motor Show. The concept that may be in production version soon is called KND-5 or better known by insiders as the VG.

The KND-5 at first glance looks like a version of the HyundaiAzera and has similarities with the BMW 7-series. The KND-5 will be on sale in South Korea latter part of 2009 and will be rolling down the US dealerships after.

The KND-5 completes the fleet of Kia as the near luxury sedan with its siblings,like the Lotze or Amanti, classified as midsized sedans.

The VG strikes a nice stance with its very elegant lines from front to end. It will blast the road with its LED headlamps like the other luxury sedan competitors in the market today.

The grille of the concept car remains true to its symbolism of the tigers roar for continued countenance. The designers also installed twenty inch wheels to further refine the look of the new member of the Kia line up.


Tata Nano Officially Rolls out with a Sticker of $1985

Monday, April 6th, 2009

Tata Motors officially released the Tata Nano on the market and will be displayed across their dealerships all over India starting this April. The Tata Nano comes with a 624 CC MPFI petrol engine that is coupled with a four speed transmission.

The BS-III compliant Tata Nano will be released in 3 variants:

Tata Nano Standard is the basic car of the line up. The standard offers three color options, folding rear seats, and monotone color scheme for the seats. This car is BS II and BS III compliant.

Tata Nano CX offers car lovers with five colors to choose from. The car comes with air-conditioning and heating units and booster aided brake system. The interiors feature a two-toned seat with the rear seats folding down more space is needed.

Tata Nano LX has all the features of the Nano CX plus some other perks like power locks, fabric seats, power-controlled front windows, rear spoiler, fog lamps, and some other features which are not available on entry level cars in India.