Tuesday, 11 February 2014
Kia has announced the 2015 K900 V8 - Al Ain Japan
Kia has announced the 2015 K900 V8 will cost $59,500 - excluding a $900 destination charge - in the United States.
Set to go on sale later this year, the model comes nicely equipped with adaptive LED headlights, a power-operated trunk and 19-inch chrome-clad alloy wheels.
The cabin boasts an extensive array of standard equipment including a leather-wrapped heated steering wheel, Nappa leather seats and poplar or walnut wood trim. The model also has heated / ventilated front seats, LED ambient lighting and a 17-speaker Lexicon audio system.
It will be offered with an entry-level V6 3.8-liter Lamba engine producing 311 bhp (232 kW) or with an optional beefier V8 5.0-liter Tau generating 420 bhp (313 kW). Both of them are coupled to a newly developed eight-speed transmission sending output to the rear axle.
Kia has equipped the K900 with a five-link fully independent front and rear suspension and standard 18-inch alloys for the V6 model whereas the V8 gets larger 19-inch wheels. Also standard for the eight-cylinder model are adaptive LED headlights comprising of 16 LED bulbs, together with positioning lamps, fog lights, turn signal indicators and taillights that adopt the same technology.
Also as standard equipment are front and rear park assist sensors and camera, with the V8-powered model also getting the company’s first ever Rear Cross Traffic Alert system. Other technologies available include a lane departure warning system, radar-based Advanced Smart Cruise Control and Kia's first use of the Advanced Vehicle Safety Management.
Source : Al Ain Japan