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Report: Kia mulling Optima/Magentis coupe and wagon - will they come here?

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Apr 20th, 2010 at 10:29AM

Autocar is reporting that Kia may be mulling wagon and coupe variants of its just-announced 2011 Optima. The wrinkle is, however, that both the proposed long-roof and coupe versions of the car would designed with both Europe and Korea in mind. So far, there's no word on whether or either bodystyle would make its way to the States, though Autocar quotes Kia Chief Designer Peter Schreyer as saying that a two-door variant would do well in our neck of the woods. Kia pulled the sheets off of the next-generation Optima at this year's New York Auto Show. Both longer and wider than the previous... Read More

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