The concept of a compact crossover KIA SP Signature debuted in Seoul. New oriented global market share a platform with Hyundai Creta next generation.
The new five-seat crossover is essentially a & # 39 is close to the commercial options KIA SP, premiership & # 39; that the EPA took place last year at the motor show in New Delhi. It is expected that the production car KIA show in New York in mid-April. Novelty called Tusker.
Since KIA Tusker will be based on the same architecture as the new Hyundai Creta, Autoexpert predict that between models could cause unnecessary concern for the Korean competition.
Although official data on the dimensions of the new crossover is not yet known, visually you can see that it is not much bigger, "Cretu." It is possible that the novelty will be offered with all-wheel drive, but will receive a rich equipment. Already in the "base" model will be an adaptive cruise control, automatic braking system, traffic sign recognition function and much more.
Tusker also promise to give more quality finishing materials, so it will be slightly more expensive than the alleged "enemy" and will cost about 1 million rubles. If the price tag is on the level predicted, the new product will not become "killer» Hyundai Creta.
Rather, KIA Tusker offer a 1.4-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 140 liters. sec., which is borrowed from the third generation Ceed. In addition, the range of the motor can enter the 2.0-liter 150-strong "aspirated".
In the first case will act as a transmission 7-step "robot" with two clutches, and the second – a variator. In the sale, KIA Tusker, according to company president Wu Han Pak, go in the second half of next year.