Kia Motors America’s Amanti flagship sedan has a reputation among customers as the “Buick” of the Korean auto maker’s lineup, thanks to its rounded body, cushy ride and delicate chrome detailing. But Len Hunt, KMA chief operating officer, says the next Amanti, which still is a couple years out, won’t be mistaken for a vehicle from golf pro Tiger Woods’ favorite brand. “People have come to love (the Amanti), but we’ve got to change its image a bit,” Hunt tells Ward’s in a recent ...

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