Officially confirmed! Kia's first car in India to be unveiled on this date
If you were waiting for South Korean automotive giant Kia's 1st car in India, then the wait has almost come to an end.
If you were waiting for South Korean automotive giant Kia's 1st car in India, then the wait has almost come to an end. Kia has officially confirmed that its 1st car for the Indian market will be unveiled on 20th June 2019. Noteworthy, the 1st car of Kia in India is highly anticipated as the Seoul-headquartered auto major will be launching a compact SUV which is inspired by 2019 Kia SP Signature Concept.
Ahead of the launch of its much-awaited compact SUV, Kia has already created a buzz in India market as the first TVC ad of Kia for the Indian market, titled “Magical Inspirations, Stunning Designs” achieved the big feat of becoming the most viewed advertisement in India. With more than 236 million views on YouTube alone, the ad has clinched the title of the single most watched ad on the video-streaming site, in India," Kia Motors India said in a statement. "The phenomenal success of the unique advertisement is a clear indication that the Indian market is excited and eagerly waiting for the launch of Kia’s mid-SUV," the Kia statement added.
Earlier, Kia had revealed the design sketches of its 1st car which is going to make its entry into the highly-competitive Indian auto market. The mid-SUV is based on the SP concept and the illustrations gave a sneak-peak into how it's going to look like.
Kia Motors India is building a new manufacturing facility in Anantapur District. According to the automaker, "The manufacturing facility is expected to begin production in the second half of 2019 and produce approximately 300,000 units per year."