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2015 Car of the Year | No. 12: Kia K900

Click to see the Car of the Year web feature, with exclusive photos and videos. >> A dark horse delivers a surprisingly smooth ride The K900 earned a dubious distinction in Napa: Not since the Morgan 3 Wheeler participated in the 2013 Car of the Year competition have so many judges questioned an automobile’s presence […]

A New Kia town

Is the K900 the new face of luxury? Kia, the Korean marque that has been selling modestly priced vehicles—compacts, midsize sedans, and compact SUVs—in the United States for the past 20 years, is presenting its new $59,500 flagship as an alternative to pricier European and Japanese offerings.  Notwithstanding the hood badge that looks like a […]

Luxury Cars Abound at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

While the Motor City has hosted an automotive trade show every year for much of the past century, the event did not become the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) until 1989, which made this year’s installment the 25th anniversary of the show. Running this year from January 13 through 26, NAIAS 2014 welcomed more […]

Korean Kingpin: Introducing the All-New 2011 Hyundai Equus

It’s amazing how some things can seemingly materialize overnight and take an entire industry by storm. Extraordinary anomalies like Facebook, the iPad, and reality television all fall into this category, and—whether you have noticed it or not—Korean automaker, Hyundai appears to be on the fast track to this sort of meteoric rise. It was only […]