At the famous Chicago Auto Show, Kia on February, 7th 2013, at the press view, has unveiled an impressive full-sized Crossover Utility Vehicle[CUV] – the KIA Cross GT Concept – packed with luxury and efficient hybrid power, to strongly capture a segment greater than offered by today’s Kia Sorento. In the powertrain, the Cross GT equipped with state-of-the-art 3.8 Liter V6 hybrid Engine with technology of 8-speed automatic and torque-vectoring All-Wheel drive, the V6 based Kia’s parallel hybrid system, is an optimized system in which a nicely packed electric motor with pancake-shaped is sandwiched between the V6 and transmission. The whole system comprised of V6 and electric motor is quite able to generate a big horsepower of 400 and best torque of 500 lb.-ft., giving best all-electric range of 20-miles, making the Cross GT a class-leader in fuel economy and fuel efficiency. The CUV Cross GT has elegance created by the very presence of advanced technology and equipment like Eco-friendly designed instrument panel with renewable wool, easy access to the rear bucket seats , Internet and infotainment facility using flat panel screens, for rear passengers, mounted to the headrests of the front seats. , big storage compartment provided beneath the flat load floor in the cargo area behind the rear seats, User friendly touch screen and central mouse control technology to access HVAC, telematics and entertainment system, dual rear-hinged doors, more commonly referred to as “suicide” doors, advanced LED technology lighting complemented by Kia’s signature grille, cabin featured with a multi-paneled sky light with hexagonal glass inserts, premium textures and materials.
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