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    Rumorpile: Kia Gives The Green Light To The GT Concept


    William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    October 24, 2013

    Kia made a big splash with the GT Concept at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. With its distinctive coupe styling and a turbocharged 3.3L V6, the GT Concept got a lot of love. Now a new report from Auto Express says that the GT may have been given the greenlight.

    “We have plans to build a GT – we spoke about it at our global marketing conference in Singapore. We’ll be mainly targeting the end of 2016 or early 2017,” said Soon-Nam Lee, Kia’s vice-president of overseas marketing.

    Now Auto Express reports that the GT will carry the four-door coupe shape as seen on the concept, but will likely use front-wheel platform and not a rear-drive one. We don't know much more than that.

    Source: Auto Express

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at william.maley@cheersandgears.com or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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