Kia is teaming up with the Justice League once again to create another show car that will be on display at the Chicago Auto Show. At the 2012 SEMA Show, Kia showed off various models inspired by DC Entertainment characters Batman, Aquaman, Flash, Green Lantern and Cyborg, but a Superman-themed Kia Optima Hybrid will roll into the Windy City for next week's show.

In the above drawing, we only get to see a small portion of this car inspired by the Man of Steel, but it will have the requisite red-and-blue paint scheme with Superman's shield on the hood (subtle, it is not).

The previous cars include the Batman Optima, Aquaman Rio, Flash Forte Koup, Green Lantern Soul and Cyborg Forte. All six cars were created to raise awareness for the "We Can Be Heroes" campaign, which helps families in eastern Africa affected by drought and famine.
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The 2013 Chicago Auto Show is just around the corner and Kia Motors America, in partnership with DC Entertainment, will unveil a new Justice League-inspired custom ride... the Superman Optima Hybrid! The 10-month long partnership has already produced five character-themed Kia vehicles – Batman, Aquaman, The Flash, Cyborg and Green Lantern -- in support of "We Can Be Heroes", DC Entertainment's giving campaign to bring help and hope to the children, women and families affected by drought and famine in the Horn of Africa


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      Making11s
      • 1 Year Ago
      Strange, strange team up.
      Dizzle
      • 1 Year Ago
      Sheldon, Leonard, Koothrappali, and Wolowitz will be ecstatic to hear the news.
      Classic_Engr
      • 1 Year Ago
      What's next? A Godzilla-themed Chevy Cruze? Or a Specter Man Ford Focus? OK, how about a Gangnam-style Dodge Dart? I know, the first two examples are Japanese pop-culture icons, but you get the idea.
      Wisea**
      • 1 Year Ago
      K.I.A. = Kryptonian Intergalactic Automobiles
      Mason
      • 1 Year Ago
      They should make a car cover that looks like Clark Kent's "disguise" suit and glasses.
      Kahz
      • 1 Year Ago
      I see no point in this. Kia is having a laugh.
      Cruising
      • 1 Year Ago
      No bad guy car? Maybe Hyundai can do a Equus or Genesis sedan Darkseid edition.
        Gorgenapper
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Cruising
        Only if the HID headlights can turn red and send the beams of light snaking out to destroy whatever it touches.
      Jerry
      • 1 Year Ago
      They should have made an Aquaman Rondo!
      mbukukanyau
      • 1 Year Ago
      KIA - Killed in Action.
      wooootles
      • 1 Year Ago
      Superfail.
      luigi.tony
      • 1 Year Ago
      Perfect car for KIA to build. A ride for the JOKER.
      D By
      • 1 Year Ago
      Iconic American pop culture on Korean cars......yeah that makes sense. What's next GM goiing to come out with a Cruze Hello Kitty model?
        m_2012
        • 1 Year Ago
        @D By
        Probably. The Cruze is Asian after all.
        bchreng
        • 1 Year Ago
        @D By
        The Simpsons are drawn by Korean animators and a bunch of our electronics nowadays are Korean made/designed so why not?
        darkharbour
        • 1 Year Ago
        @D By
        Superman was invented by a Canadian, so...
        VDuB
        • 1 Year Ago
        @D By
        Why not?
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