Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

0

Facelift for Kia Optima K5 Sedan spied

By SYF77 on 09 Jan 2013

Attached Image

The completely redesigned Kia Optima K5 sedan made its debut back at the 2010 New York Motor Show. Now, the K5 is getting ready to receive a cosmetic update.

Attached Image

Photos of the heavily-camouflaged Optima facelift have been captured in its home town of South Korea.

Attached Image

Thanks to the extensive cladding, the styling updates on the Optima are well hidden. However, from one of the front angle, one can spot the modified head light combination which features two individual circular housing units. In addition, there appears to be a new LED strip above the head lights.

Attached Image

The covered-up boot may mean that there could be some modifications made to the boot and taillight combination. The design of the alloy rims looks identical to the current model.
With the facelift, one of the items in my wish list is for the 274bhp 2.0-litre turbo version to make it to the Asian market.

Photo Credit: carscoop.blogspot.com

modifications, gossip, korea and 7 more...

Viewed: 1,295 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
Purchase MPM engine oils and stand a chance to win $500 cash and a three-year supply of MPM...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
Here's another edition of the Cars & Kopi where like-minded car enthusiasts gather togeth...
Photo
Koenigsegg has taunted their French rivals by posting a photo of an Agera RS with a caption sayin...
Photo
Demand for diesel vehicles in Germany has declined so much that dealers have S$6.8 billion w...
Photo
The British firm's first EV could go into production as early as 2019 and will build on EXP12...
Photo
Unveiled at 2008 Geneva Motor Show, its been almost 10 years since the reveal and the end for Vol...
   Lifestyle Articles