Unveiling price 2010 Kia Forte Koup
2010 Kia Forte Koup: a Canadian first in Quebec
2010 Kia Forte, Spectra farewell!
Kia Canada has just introduced on the Canadian automotive chessboard, the new Forte sedan, the successor model worthy of Spectra, preparing already ay add a new declination, as a seductive cut, called Kia Forte Koup . The latter, which will be offered during the summer, will benefit as it should be the main mechanical elements of the new sedan. It will therefore be a pretty cut has front wheel drive can accommodate four or five passengers the chance. Two four-cylinder engines has it dedies, 2.0 and 2.4 liters, delivering 156 and 173 hp respectively. Regarding the database engine, power wins 18 horses, in addition to a slightly increased engine torque.
Today, Kia Canada announces pricing and features of the new Forte Koup, which reads in the press release issued to this effect.
Kia Canada Inc. announces pricing and specifications of the 2010 Forte Koup
With the newest member of the Forte range, Kia reaffirmed the new direction taken by the company in matters of design.
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 11 / CNW / - Kia Canada Inc.. (KCI) today announced the specifications and price of the 2010 Forte Koup, a vehicle inspired, efficient, and dare epure style. "The Forte Koup reaffirmed the new direction taken by the company in matters of design. Athletics It embodies the daring and sophistication of a sporty vehicle with a distinguished style. Forte Koup and meets the objective of Kia, who wishes be recognized as a brand or quality of the dominant design "stated Maria Soklis, vice-president and Chief Operating Officer of KCI. "When you go this distinguished style and quality at prices that are already the fame Kia, it is clear that the attraction exerted on the market is huge."
The Koup was inspired KOUP Vehicle concept, unveiled at the show of last year. The fluid lines and perfect proportions of the Forte Koup evoke the emotions of driving power KOUP concept vehicle and the same bold look, expressed through wraparound headlights and sloping towards the rear, the daring air intakes, the sleek and aerodynamic profile. Available in two versions (EX and SX), Forte Koup offers a style both muscle and sophisticated. Even the rear evokes this distinguished look, with its wraparound taillights and thin, and its two exhaust diffuser outputs.
The athletics and convenience are the rule in the Forte Koup EX. It offers bumper body color, heated mirrors have integrated turn signals and electric controls and alloy wheels 16-inch tires P205/55R16 pavement. The SX trim offers an even sportier keeping with alloy wheels 17-inch pavement upscale P215/45R17 tires.
Sweet and sporty rolling
The Forte Koup is slightly shorter and lower than the Forte sedan (wheelbase 2650 mm, length 4480 mm, width 1765 mm and height 1400 mm), without compromising the comfort of five passengers. Its lower profile gives it an improved aerodynamics, which has assuredly please those looking for a sporty driving. Body CREATED BY Kia, whose torsional rigidity is huge, gives the Forte Koup has a greater road holding and a more refined ride than its competitors. Thanks to the adjustable sports suspension, the driver feels the best reactions of the car, especially on winding roads. This model presents a large number of sophisticated features that ensure impeccable conduct and reduces noise and vibration.
Built on a monocoque structure has front wheel drive, Forte Koup utilizes the same platform as the sedan. At the front, the Forte Koup is equipped with an independent suspension uses MacPherson struts and a stabilizer bar, while at the rear, there is a torsion bar suspension, a strut and helical springs. This construction provides optimum balance between handling and comfort. The precise behavior is perfected by the rack and pinion steering with variable assistance under the regime of engine management that allows a Forte to easily adapt to different road types. The SX version has an adjustable sports suspension has firmer, which reduces body roll and improves handling.
More power than the Honda Civic Cup 1.8 L, 2.0 L Ford Focus Cup Chevrolet Cobalt or cut. The Forte Koup EX is powered by a 2.0L four-cylinder DOHC, which generates a power of 156 horsepower and 144 pound-feet. It also has a adjustable continuously variable distribution (CVVT) and a multipoint electronic fuel injection, for more economy and performance. The SX is powered by a 2.4 liter in-line, which generates a power of 173 horsepower and 168 pound-feet. It has two settings of continuously variable distribution (CVVT). To accentuate the dynamic and sporty, the Forte Koup EX and SX are equipped with two exhaust outlets.
Like the Forte sedan, both versions of the 2010 Forte Koup offers a choice between two types of gearboxes: a manual gearbox five-speed automatic transmission and a four-speed electronically controlled (EX version). The SX trim offers, serial, a manual gearbox has six speeds and optional automatic Steptronic five-speed box. The fuel economy is not sacrificed, despite sporting performance Koup. The 2.0-liter engine consumes 8.3 / 5.8 litres/100 km (city / highway) with the manual gearbox five speeds, and 8.1 / 5.8 litres/100 km (city / highway) with the optional automatic gearbox has four speeds. The more powerful 2.4-liter engine is also energy efficient, consuming 9.2 / 6.2 litres/100 km with a six-speed manual transmission and 9.0 / 6.3 litres/100 km with automatic transmission has five speeds.
The spacious interior of the Forte Koup is surprising for a model cut. The interior volume of 2,568 liters is more important than the 2009 Honda Civic Coupe or Chevrolet Cobalt Cup 2009. Headroom of 982 mm is really exceptional and legroom of 1108 mm at the front and 862 mm at the back will be appreciated. Weekend at the beach or in the countryside will be more pleasant with huge utility 358 liters, enough to accommodate luggage and belongings of five passenger space.
Forte Koup presents a luxurious interior, equips many standard features like high-end sports seats (with lateral edges of the seat and backrest) ensuring maximum comfort. A host of characteristics of serie complete the amenities of the Forte Koup: air conditioning, driver's seat has height adjustable, adjustable rear headrests, tilt steering column and telescopic, REAR DEFROST, mirror heater has electric controls, center console with two door cup, reading lights, intermittent wipers with variable cadence, power windows, electric locks, remote keyless entry, cruise control, heated seats not to mention essential to endure before the Canadian winter. The EX trim also offers an optional electric sunroof.
The SX version offers even more additional standard features like: unique sports seats in leather vibrant red stitching, steering wheel and gear shift knob leather sheaths, electric sunroof, tilt and slide, metal pedals , Metallic trim and dashboard gauges Supervision (TM) with trip computer. This completes the energetics personality SX release.
To make the trip even more enjoyable, the Forte Koup is equipped as standard with a chain AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio with six speakers. The SX trim also offers SIRIUS satellite radio with a free three-month trial subscription. For added comfort, all versions feature, serial, audio controls on the steering wheel, USB and auxiliary center console audio jacks, and full control of the iPod (R) or MP3 player through the car radio. Finally, Bluetooth connectivity (R) series allows hands-free with a compatible cell phone use.
The security of series of Kia Motors
All models are equipped with Forte safety equipment of leading standard category, such as dual front airbags, two mounted side airbags in the front seats, two lateral airbags curtain, anti-lock brakes (ABS) has 4-wheel disc, and electronic stability control.
2010 Forte Koup
EX - From $ 18,495
Engine: 2.0 L, 4 cylinder, 156 hp - Transmission: Manual 5 speed or 4-speed automatic is optional. Main features of series 6 airbags, active front headrests, antilock disc brakes 4-wheel electronic stability control, electric mirrors has commands, electric lock, heated mirrors a lateral electric controls, remote keyless entry, air conditioning, heated seats front , cruise control, AM/FM/CD/MP3 audio chain with 6 speakers and audio AUX and USB inputs, Bluetooth interface has voice commands, audio controls on the steering wheel, tilt steering column and telescopic, alloy wheels 16 inch, door handles External CHROME, and an optional tilt and sliding sunroof.
SX - From $ 21,495
Engine: 2.4L 4-cylinder, 173 hp - Transmission: 6-speed manual or a 5-speed automatic was optional. Main features of series (in addition to those of the EX) alloy wheels 17 inches, fog lamps, adjustable sports suspension, air conditioning with automatic temperature control, sunroof electric tilt and slide, leather interior, steering wheel and shift knob leather sheaths speeds, alloy sport pedals, trip computer, Sirius satellite radio (3 month free trial included), and supervision instrument cluster.
One of the best warranties in the industry.
Like all models KIA Forte Koup is covered by a full warranty, providing unsurpassed protection for the consumer. This includes a limited powertrain warranty of 5 years or 100,000 km, limited basic warranty of 5 years/100, 000 km anti-perforation warranty 5 years unlimited mileage, as well as roadside assistance for 5 years or 100,000 km.
Étendards the new strategy Kia Forte Koup, Forte sedan and Soul are the value of a range already exerting a great attraction for the consumer to new heights. Thanks to their distinctive style, these models have, in addition, Kia climbed the ranks of the most popular brands. The successful launches of the Soul, Forte sedan and Koup, Kia put in mind of the industry and creating a new generation of vehicles that offer high-end style and quality / price of the most interesting report.
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