Kia is hoping to continue shedding its budget-brand image with the unveiling of the Kue concept car at the Detroit motor show in January.
The South Korean manufacturer's latest concept car is a 4x4 with added attitude. It focuses on performance rather than practicality, and driving pleasure rather than carrying capacity.
The Kue is around the same length as a Range Rover Sport, and that rides on 22-inch wheels (it seems the wheels on concept cars need to be at least 20-inches).
Even so, Kia stresses that the Kue does hint at the company's future styling direction. It’s certainly a long way removed from the humdrum Sportage and Sorrento, and could do wonders for the brand if it ever went into production.
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