SEOUL — Kia Motor Corp. unveils its new mid-size Optima sedan here, the first new car platform to be mutually developed with its corporate parent, Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd. The Optima, which goes on sale in Korea in mid-September and in the U.S. in December, offers six versions and three engine formats: among them, a 1.8L, 2.0L DOHC Sirius II engine and a 2.5L V-6 DOHC Delta. Developed from drawing board to sales floor in just 20 months, the Sonata-based Optima sells in Korea in three ...
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