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Report: Economy kills Kia Soul'ster

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Jul 27th, 2010 at 6:27PM

If you've been crossing your fingers for a production version of the Kia Soul'ster concept from the 2009 Detroit Auto Show, prepare to be disappointed. According to a report from Ward's Auto, Kia says that expanding the Soul lineup beyond the current five-door hatch would prove to be more difficult than you might think. Earlier reports stated that Kia was keen to the idea of building an open-top Soul, but changing economic times seem to have crushed those plans. The Soul has done extremely well for itself since going on sale in early 2009, but since this is a niche vehicle that would... Read More

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