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New York Preview: Kia teases Magentis (a.k.a. Optima) midsize sedan

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Feb 22nd, 2010 at 1:05AM

Kia is all set to debut the latest version of its Magentis midsize sedan at the New York Auto Show in April. Not familiar with the Magentis? Actually, you likely are – the Magentis is known as the Optima here in the States. We just saw spy shots of the next-gen Magentis earlier this month, and the Korean automaker has now seen fit to tease the car with some sketches that "[embody] a bold, athletic and sporty visual energy," which, unsurprisingly, is not unlike the new Sonata from parent company Hyundai – though we're sure the Optima will get its own unique look courtesy of... Read More

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