The new four-door coupé model of Kia, was recently presented at the auto show of Seoul, standing out amongst other Kia models with its highly dynamic and innovative design.The CUB is less than four meters long, with doors open facing each other, the design of the car has several curves, which strengthen the compact character.
At the front, the grille vents incorporate two point LED headlights. It features large 19 inch wheels, a wide front and rear bumper and small thin mirrors.At the interior it features a comfortable cabin, while the overall design is quite innovative.
The CUB has the new turbocharged 1.6 liter GDI (gasoline direct injection) engine (the same as the new Kia pro_ceed GT and GT ceed).
Equipped with a twin-scroll turbocharger and reinforced internal components, the new engine produces 51% more power (204 PS) and 60% more torque (265 Nm) compared with the atmospheric 1.6-liter engine. This engine is combined at both European GT models of Kia, with a six speed manual transmission, an acceleration form 0-100 km/h in 7.7 seconds and a top speed of 230 km/Hr.
At present there are no plans to put the Kia CUB in production, but it’s design will affect the company’s future cars.