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  • KIA chose name for the rival of BMW 7-Series

    Jul 26, 2012, 07:13
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    Kia has revealed the official name of its flagman rear-driven sedan under which it is going to be sold outside South Korea.

    The new car, made with the aim to become a rival of BMW 7-Series, got the name Quoris. The name is formed of English words “core” and “quality”, that symbolize qualities lying at the root of this car. The name Quoris shows its solidity, luxury and high technology – all the qualities interacting in this car like a chorus.

    Kia Quoris will hit the European market with a 3.8L six-cylinder Lambda engine developing 290 hp. This model will be fitted with 333 hp V6 engine of analogous capacity with a direct fuel injection as well.

    The flagman car will be completed with an air suspension, light-emitting-diode headlights, adaptive cruise control, projection display, all-round video view system, audio system with 17 speakers, entertainment system for rear passengers with two 9.2-inch monitors and with a system allowing to change adjustment of mounting, steering gear, duty of engine and transmission with the help of four electronics operating modes.

    European prices of Quoris and countries, where Kia plans to sell it, are not known yet, but in South Korea its rates start from 46.900 USD.

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