Kia to showcase India bound SUV concept at Auto Expo 2018

Kia Motor to official enters Indian market by the second half of 2019.


Kia Motors the South Korean Automakers plan to introduce a new SUV in India “SP Concept” at the upcoming Auto Expo. The company also announced to start rolling out vehicles in India by the second half of 2019.

“Inspired by Indian heritage and driven by advanced technology, the Kia SP Concept hints at the company’s plans to introduce a new SUV to the Indian market in future,” Kia Motors India said in a statement.

The SP Concept combines sophisticated beauty, breakthrough technology, and high functionality in a SUV form, it claimed.

Kia will also exhibit its wide range of electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and a range of other cars including the new Stinger sports sedan, it added.

“Kia Motors is looking to replicate its global success in India, the world’s fastest-growing car market,” the statement added.

Kia Motors Corporation President Han-Woo Park said, “We aim to set a new standard in the Indian auto industry by providing consumers with world- class products and services, while engaging with and giving back to the local community.”

Kia has already announced an investment of USD 1.1 billion to set up its manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh which would have a capacity to produce 3 lakh cars per annum.