KIA brought to Frankfurt 2013 crossover Niro Concept

South Korean carmaker  KIA prepare for the Frankfurt Motor Show 2013 concept subcompact crossover called Niro. The design model of specialists of the European studio. While KIA Niro Concept is not positioned as a precursor to the production car, but rather is intended to test public reaction to his appearance, some elements of which in the future may migrate to other models of the concern. However, there is no doubt that the city needs a compact crossover manufacturer to compete with the likes of the class as the Nissan Juke, Opel Mokka, as well as the newly emerged Renault Captur and the Peugeot 2008. By its dimensions concept is comparable with the above rivals: KIA Niro length of 4 185 mm (size of the wheelbase – 2590), width – 1850, height – 1 558. That’s just climbing up the doors, and large 20-inch wheels to the pipeline are not accurately. The movement KIA Niro Concept brings hybrid propulsion system, which includes a 1.6-liter gasoline turbo with 160 hp, the thrust of it is transferred to the front axle via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and 45-horsepower electric motor, responsible for the rotation of the rear wheels and powered by the energy of braking.

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