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    Rumorpile: Kia GT and Provo Concepts To Become Production Models?

    By William Maley

    Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com

    March 13, 2013

    Kia could be producing production versions of the the GT Concept (shown at 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show) and the Provo Concept (2013 Geneva Motor Show).

    Auto Express talked Kia Motors Europe’s VP of Marketing and Product Planning, Benny Oeyen. Oeyen said the they're looking at producing a coupe version of the GT Concept.

    “The GT is close to being approved and going into production, but, as with all our cars, they have to be developed on a sound financial footing,” said Oeyen.

    As for the Provo, Oeyen said the company is very keen on producing a production model. The model would be based on the same platform as the Rio and become Kia's halo model for small cars.

    “The provo is a possible niche we can venture into. Our brand is currently rational, but there’s space for a B-Coupe. We will now do some market research to see if people would buy it – it has to make financial sense,” said Oeyen.

    Source: Auto Express

    William Maley is a staff writer for Cheers & Gears. He can be reached at [email protected] or you can follow him on twitter at @realmudmonster.

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    Is it me or does this have some of the front end on the Oldmobile Drawings? Seems that funky front I have seen someplace else also.

    Main body reminds me of a Datsun 280Z with a funky front end. Not bad, but not great either.

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    The more I look at this car, the more I wonder just how or why they would put a nose on it like this. It would seem to me to cause unneeded air drag as the edges would cause wind to build up and resist against the car rather than smoothly flow around it.

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