The Network published the first photo of the new generation of crossover Kia Sorento in its production version and without any camouflage. They will allow to judge what appearance the novelty received, and about the" filling " of the crossover rumors already go a lot.
In the photo, you can see only a large-cell radiator grille in the corporate style of "tiger Smile" and a new head optics, consisting of three complex blocks-most likely, completely led.
According to preliminary data, the exterior of the Kia Sorento with the change of generations will survive radical changes, some hint of which can be considered either the recent concepts of the brand, or a large crossover Telluride and Optima sedan. And, judging by the same photo, the smooth lines characteristic of the current generation of the Korean SUV will give way to sharp chopped outlines.
Official data on the technical component of the crossover yet. It is assumed that the Sorento reconstruction will follow the same recipe that was used to create the new Hyundai Santa Fe. The SUV will revise the power structure of the body, optimize the work of the transmission and update the engine range at the expense of the freshest powertrains.
It is rumored that the Kia Sorento can get not only a hybrid power plant with solar panels in the roof, allowing you to drive up to 80 km without recharging, but also a hydrogen drive on fuel cells: Hyundai-Kia make a serious bet on this alternative to electric vehicles.