2013 Kia Forte / Cerato Sketches

2013 Kia Forte / Cerato Sketches

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23 Jul 2012
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Kia has released a pair of sketches with the upcoming Forte, a model which will be badged the Cerato or the K3 depending on the various markets where it will be sold.

This completely redesigned compact sedan will be introduced with the K3 naming in Korea later this year, while during the first quarter of 2013 the new Cerato will appear at Kia dealerships in many overseas markets.

MG Icon SUV Sketches

MG Icon SUV Sketches

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18 Apr 2012
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The Brits from Autocar have published a set of official sketches with the upcoming MG Icon Concept.

This new compact SUV is expected to be unveiled at the Bijing Motor Show next week, and according to the same source, it previews a production model that will be launched in China in 2014.

Comparable in size with the Nissan Juke, the five-door Icon Concept draws inspiration from the original MGB GT in terms of styling, but its platform comes from the current MG 5 and Roewe 350 that are sold in China.

2013 Kia K9 Sketches

2013 Kia K9 Sketches

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13 Feb 2012
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Kia revealed three sketches with its upcoming flagship sedan, the K9 (codenamed KH).

The K9 “is expected to establish new standards for design flair in the large sedan segment” and will represent the automaker’s first rear wheel drive vehicle.

The 2013 Kia K9 which will be launched on the automaker’s home market in the first half of 2012 has been designed to look “distinctive, modern and classic” and the most important features are its bold-front incorporating the bigger grille and the newly designed headlamps, the single character line on the side and the high-tech rear combination lamp clusters.

2013 Audi A3 Sketches

2013 Audi A3 Sketches

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11 Apr 2011
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More sketches from Audi who apart from publishing drawings with the upcoming Q3 last week, is now presenting a trio of photos with the next generation A3.

One of these sketches show the 408 HP Audi A3 sedan seen in the flesh as a concept at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, while the other two show the hatchback model and also the design of the interior. The version that gets to keep its trunk is expected to go on sale in 2012 is mainly developed for markets like China, Russia and the U.S. while the hatchback will become available in 3- and 5-door styles before the sedan.

2012 Audi Q3 Sketches

2012 Audi Q3 Sketches

Future Cars
08 Apr 2011
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Cross Coupe quattroAudi has published a series of sketches with the upcoming small SUV, the 2012 Q3. Intended as a competitor for the BMW X1, the 2012 Audi Q3 is based on Q5, and even though production will take place at Seat’s plant in Martorell, Spain, the new compact crossover will initially debut on the Chinese market, with the rest of the world’s markets to follow after that.

The upcoming Q3 will use TFSI and TDI engines from the Volkswagen group, and in terms of design we can see it features sharper angles when compared to the current generation, with a bald and dynamic appearance that reminds of the Cross Coupe quattro concept.

2011 Kia Rio sketches

2011 Kia Rio sketches

Future Cars
12 Jan 2011
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The first 2011 Kia Rio sketches have just been revealed today, and as you can see the automaker wants to turn their next B-segment model intro something more appealing.

The next generation model will be longer, lower and wider, and as the company says, the 2011 Kia Rio will target ‘progressive, energetic consumers who want a stand-out design’. To ensure this, its designers have given the 2011 Kia Rio a swept-back profile and a character line rising out from the front wheel for a more dynamic appearance, while at the interior customers should expect a level of quality usually found in more expensive models.

Audi e-tron Spyder sketches

Audi e-tron Spyder sketches

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20 Sep 2010
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Sketched images with the Audi e-tron Spyder have leaked online during the weekend. While the front end of the Audi e-tron Spyder looks like the hard top version introduced earlier this year at the Detroit Motor Show, the rear seemed to have borrowed some of the design cues from the R8.

We can make the assumption that the production version Audi e-tron Spyder will be named the Audi R4, but will around 10 days we will find out for sure if that will be the case or not.