New Kia fastback Novo concept is a hint at a new line of compact cars

September 6, 2015 at 15:28

Kia presented concept fastback Novo at the motor show in Seoul called “to hint at a future line of compact cars” of the South Korean brand. The name of the prototype is formed from the Latin word Novatus, which translated means “new.”

Kia fastback Novo picture

Kia fastback Novo pics

The modified chassis of Cerato sedan laid down at the basis of Novo. This concept has got “absolutely new” body with a short front overhang, extended wheel arches and prominent lateral “skirts”. The distinctive features of Novo are also open against the direction of the rear doors, laser headlights and two chrome-plated exhaust pipes.

Kia fastback Novo pics

Kia fastback Novo image

Developers have tried to use a minimal amount of buttons and mechanical switches in the interior of the concept car. The management of most of the features of the car is carried out by using a special touchpad to the right of the steering wheel.
Kia Novo is equipped with 1.6-liter gasoline turbo engine and a new seven-speed robotized transmission with two clutches, which debuted earlier on the family of cee’d. Data on the impact and dynamics of the unit is given.

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