Update 2 – Official images of the fourth generation Kia Sportage have leaked on the South Korean media and preview the all-new model’s bold-new exterior in high definition. Kia may soon officially reveal the next-gen model due to leak. All images are embedded in the image gallery embedded at the end of the story.
Update 1 – The 2016 Kia Sportage has been spied fully undisguised in South Korea, as seen in the featured image. All the spy shots of the exterior and interior of the fourth generation model can now bee seen in the image gallery embedded at the end of the story.
Kia has released the renderings of the fourth generation 2016 Sportage and announced that the all-new model will have its global debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show (2015 IAA) on 15 September.
The company says that the all-new 2016 Sportage will represent the future face of the brand, featuring a bold and progressive design that showcases agility and power. The dynamic compact SUV design of the Sportage aims to create visual harmony between bold lines and dramatically sculpted bodywork. The design has been led by the company’s European design centre located in Frankfurt.
Up front, the next-gen model features the signature Tiger-nose grille along with wrap-around headlamp units. It also gets bigger air intakes on the sides housing fog lamps. The side profile of the rendering sets a lower profile along with prominent fenders. The rear also features a short overhang along with a sculpted hatch and a triple striped design for the tail lamps.
The interior of the all-new Sportage will feature a simplistic layout with modern touches and improved material quality. The company claims that the interior will be the most refined, highest-quality cabin to date from the brand.
More information is available in the press release embedded below the image gallery.
2016 Kia Sportage – Image Gallery (Leaked Images & Spy Shots)