Kia hints at a new all-wheel drive Soul Concept for Chicago

Chicago is making out to be bigger than past year’s show as more companies are bringing some new models for some showcasing. Kia is one of them and is preparing a new all-wheel drive concept of the next-generation soul.

Judging by the front profile, the concept is geared towards the adventurous type and was described to be an all-electric all-wheel drive concept.

The adventurous type, according to Kia, includes those who “enjoy skiing and snow boarding, to camping, hiking, and mountain biking.”

Check out the press brief after the jump.

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Kia Motors America will unveil an advanced and capable electric all-wheel drive (e-AWD) concept vehicle at the upcoming Chicago Auto Show. This bold off-roader was conceived by Kia’s California design studio and built for city dwellers seeking the ultimate urban escape. Intended to enable a wide array of outdoor activities from skiing and snowboarding, to camping, hiking and mountain biking, this rugged runabout captures the essence of adventuring at higher elevations with the promise of surefootedness in the wild.

Kia’s newest concept will be revealed on the Kia stand Thursday, February 12 at 9 AM. See you there.

Chris Chin

Chris Chin is the Editor-In-Chief of egmCarTech and is a regular contributor to Automobile Magazine.

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