Saturday, March 19, 2011
LA Show 2010 Highlights: 2011 Kia Optima Hybrid
The Kia Optima hybrid has made its debut at the LA motor show today. Kia’s new hybrid saloon features a 2.4-litre petrol engine with 30kW electric motor - producing 40bhp - and it can run as a pure electric up to 62mph. The engine is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.Top speed is reached at 121mph and it will hit 62mph in 9.2sec with economy figures of 45mpg, the company claims.
Posted by upie at 8:29 AM