KIA is looking to bolster its premium-car lineup beyond newly conceived products like the Cadenza and Quoris. Perhaps the best evidence of this initiative, to date, is the Cross GT Concept that has just been unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show. Showing a larger, more premium crossover to slot in above the Sorento, the Cross GT Concept hints at a future product that could be what the ill-fated, body-on-frame Borrego never had a chance to be.
The Cross GT Concept is 3.09 metres-long, the Cross GT’s wheelbase is longer than the Sorento’s by 40 cm, and its overall length of 4.89 metres is 21 cm more. It’s also wider by 12 cm, but sits lower, and it shows a new possible styling direction for KIA as the automaker continues to attempt to venture up market.
|The KIA's latest luxury CUV concept, Cross GT at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show. (Picture from: http://www.autoblog.com/)|
|The dashboard of the Kia Cross GT Concept. (Picture from: http://www.zercustoms.com/)|
|The KIA Cross GT Concept with its exclusive suicide doors style. (Picture from: http://www.mysanantonio.com/)|
|The interior of the KIA Cross GT Concept. (Picture from: http://www.greencarreports.com/)|
|KIA Cross GT concept rear view. (Picture from: http://www.motortrend.com/)|
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