Kia Borrego: First look at Kia’s 7-seater SUV

Kia Borrego

Remember that little teaser we showed you of the upcoming 7-passenger SUV from Kia? Well Kia has finally revealed the official name and details of the car which will make its North American debut at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show in January.

Called the Kia Borrego, the 7-seater SUV from Kia will be made in Korea and will go on sale in North America in late spring or early summer of 2008 as a 2009 model.

The Kia Borrego will be build with body-on-frame construction using the latest NVH engineering technology. The 7-seater from Kia will come standard with a V6 and an optional offering of a V8.

Click through for the press release and 1 image from Kia.

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Kia to unveil 7-passenger SUV at 2008 Detroit Auto Show Kia Borrego  

Press Release:

IRVINE, Calif., Novemeber 6, 2007 ““ Kia Motors America (KMA) today announced it will give its new midsize SUV the moniker of “Borrego” when it debuts in January at the Detroit Auto Show. The Kia Borrego will be manufactured in Korea and go on sale in North America in late spring or early summer of 2008 as a 2009 model.

Built with body-on-frame construction incorporating the latest in NVH engineering philosophy, Borrego will be Kia”s newest addition to its well-rounded full-line of vehicles that continually provide value, safety and a steadfast 10-year/100,000-mile warranty to consumers. Borrego will be available with either a V6 engine or the company”s first V8 offering, which will also boast Kia”s largest towing capacity to date.

Source: Kia

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