Kia officially revealed its 2013 model K7 in South Korea. The new midsize sedan will go on sale during the first half of 2013 as the Kia Cadenza. In the U.S. Kia Cadenza will go on sale sometime next year.
The facelift bring the K7 / Cadenza closer in looks to the newer K9 / Quoris flagship or BMWs latest design language, with newly designed hood, headlamps, rear light clusters, and front and rear bumpers, plus the addition of fender air vents and a new interpretation of Kia’s so-called ‘tiger nose’ grille.
In South Korea, the front-wheel drive K7 is available now with three powerplants, a 198hp 2.4-liter inline-four, a 266hp 3.0-liter V6 and a 290hp 3.3-liter V6.