Kia Magentis is the first result of the joint work of the two Korean companies Hyundai and Kia. Debut of the car was at the Paris Motor Show in 2001. This model has a great name, it were of two English words "excellent" and "honorable."
By the way, in some markets, this car is known as the Kia Optima. Magentis is built on the same platform with the Hyundai Sonata fourth generation, is made exclusively in the sedan. Sleek design and remarkable performance create an image of the aristocratic car business class. In the Kia Magentis is equipped with two four-cylinder gasoline engine 2.0 liter capacity 136 hp and 2.5-liter V-shaped pattern, which develops 160 h/p. Engines are aggregated with the 5-speed manual transmission or a 4-step "automaticÂ» Tiptronic.
Basic equipment includes driver's airbag, air conditioning, electric windows and electric mirrors, ABS, fog lamps, mirrors with heating. Among the options listed: Air Quality System, leather interior. In 2005, at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Kia introduced the new Magentis. In developing the new pastors participated innovation centers in Korea, USA and Europe. The new 2.0-liter Theta engine produces 145 hp. with. Acceleration to 100 km / h takes 10.11 seconds.
The maximum speed limit is 208 km / h. By the way the timing chain in the new motor, and the pistons and rings are made of a new high-strength alloy, increasing their lifespan. The power unit consumes 6.2 liters on the highway and 10.5 liters per 100 kilometers in the city. From a choice of 5-speed manual gearbox or a 4-step "automatic". Technical details models have become more modernized. Because of the use of new materials and new technologies in the engine, you reduce emissions, noise and vibration. Basic Magentis comes with ABS and EBD (electronic brake distribution system effort). A car provides airbags driver and passenger, three-point seat belts for all passengers. All cars are equipped with an immobilizer and integrated factory alarm.