Kia Trail'ster concept

Kia teases the electric all-wheel drive concept vehicle again; calls it the Trail’ster

February 5, 2015
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Kia has teased its latest electric all-wheel drive concept vehicle yet again. Along with the new teaser image, the South Korean automaker has revealed the new concept vehicle’s name as well. The new e-AWD concept vehicle has been given ‘Trail’ster’ moniker.

The previous teaser image provided a glimpse of the front fascia while the new teaser image shows off the rear three quarters partially. There is plastic black cladding throughout the lower body of the vehicle. The black plastic cladding continues from the front bumper throughout the lower body, ending at the rear bumper. Both front and rear bumpers have skid plates. The rear bumper features integrated lights.

The new concept vehicle has a fully retractable canvas roof and a rear electric all-wheel drive system. A turbocharged engine powers the e-AWD concept vehicle.

The Kia Trail’ster concept will debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show on Februrary 12.

More information is available in the press release below.

Kia to Bring Electric All-Wheel Drive Trail’ster to Chicago – Press Release

Kia electric all-wheel drive (e-AWD) concept vehicle teaser image

Aligning form and function to conceive a uniquely compelling vehicle for the city-dweller-turned- outdoor-adventurer, Kia Motors America will take the wraps off the rugged Trail’ster e-AWD concept at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. With its bold design, fully retractable canvas roof and smartly integrated rear electric all-wheel drive system, the turbocharged Trail’ster takes Kia’s iconic Soul to a new level of expression, efficiency and capability.

The Kia Trail’ster concept will be unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show on Thursday, February 12, at 9 a.m. CT.

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