11 10, 2016

Kia Reduces Price of Soul While Increasing Tech

By |2016-10-11T20:38:50+10:00October 11th, 2016|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Soul is a great little car but Australians just have not taken the small cars and SUVs to their hearts. I love the 6 speed auto instead of the CVT others in the segment have, and the spec has been increased via infotainment upgrades. Soul is now $24,990 drive away, down from $26,990 plus on road costs, a saving [...]

17 02, 2016

Relaxing, Calming, Elegant Kia Optima is Real Value for Money

By |2017-03-10T14:25:59+10:00February 17th, 2016|KIA Reviews|0 Comments

We drove Optima at Kia’s lavish local launch. It was cleverly set against the freshness of the NSW Southern Highlands with its crisp log-fired evenings, tasty nibbles, and clinking champagne glasses. Here is what we had to say about the bucolic frolic. Meanwhile back in Sydney it was all business. What looks fabulous set against a posh country pile might [...]

9 01, 2016

Kia Telluride concept set for global premiere

By |2016-01-09T11:48:09+10:00January 9th, 2016|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  (SEOUL) January 9, 2016 – The boldly designed Telluride, set to unveil at the 2016 North American International Auto Show next week, pushes the boundaries of technology and luxury with unique in-cabin health-and-wellness technology. he concept highlights Kia’s first use of 3D-printed components, which add a distinct, modern design element to the dashboard, door panels, and steering wheel.

4 10, 2015

Last drive of Kia’s Sportage before the new model arrives (plus pics of the new model)

By |2017-03-10T14:29:43+10:00October 4th, 2015|KIA Reviews, SUV|0 Comments

  It’s been a couple of years since we last drove the Sportage (read about it here). We thought it capable and elegant as well as being sexy and well equipped. Kia has so much confidence in their cars that they’ve added an extra couple of years to their already brilliant warranty so you now get 7 years peace of [...]

14 07, 2015

Kia news and gossip

By |2015-07-14T17:44:02+10:00July 14th, 2015|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Kia had a few chaps in for a quiet lunch to discuss the state of the nation: K900- an excellent product and much awarded but no plans to bring it here as the sales of sister brand Hyundai’s Genesis has been slow with only 256 units being sold since release. 65K for a Hyundai is a big ask. That’s [...]

23 10, 2014

Hyundai’s superior new model, the Genesis, offers superior safety

By |2014-10-23T00:10:02+10:00October 23rd, 2014|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  Hyundai's superior new model, the Genesis, offers superior safety Hyundai's new Genesis luxury sedan enters the Australasian market with a superior level of occupant and pedestrian protection, easily achieving the maximum 5 star ANCAP safety rating. A brand new entrant to the Large Car category, the Genesis achieved high scores across all areas of assessment. "The Genesis is Hyundai's [...]

8 08, 2014

FJ Cruiser: Who’s A Dirty Boy Then?

By |2019-06-29T16:47:29+10:00August 8th, 2014|AAA, Car Reviews by Brand, SUV, SUV Large, Toyota Reviews|1 Comment

  left Designer: Jin Kim and, right Chief Engineer: Akio Nishimura   Yes Yes Yes oh YES!: killer looks, very quiet, smooth engine and auto, brilliant off roader, X Factor Oh dear me no: No diesel, no manual, lack of tech and accessories I admit it, I’ve always had a thing for the FJ. There is just something about it [...]

29 07, 2014

Bold And Sophisticated Styling For Third Generation Kia Sorento

By |2014-07-29T15:19:27+10:00July 29th, 2014|Gay Car News|0 Comments

  (SEOUL) July 29, 2014 – The all-new third generation Kia Sorento will be unveiled in Korea next month, featuring bold, swept-back exterior styling.The new model sports a lower roofline, higher beltline, more muscular stance, rounded shoulders at the rear, and deeply sculpted body surfaces. Together with a larger, more upright ‘tiger-nose’ grille, these design changes raise the aesthetic sophistication [...]

20 03, 2014

Pro_Cee’d GT: Kia Cooks Up a Bit of Korean Spiced With Chilli

By |2017-03-10T14:44:25+10:00March 20th, 2014|Gay cars fit for a queen?, Hot Hatch, KIA Reviews|3 Comments

Above and below: gaycarboys at BaskerVille Yes Yes Yes oh YES: sweet smooth engine, sweet smooth gearbox, sweet smooth ride, sweet smooth exterior Oh dear me no: Steering not quite there yet, Some plastics look wrong I like it, I like it a lot. It’s a funny name, Pro_Cee’d, but Kia pronounces it as “proceed” which makes much more sense. [...]

17 02, 2014

Kia Launches the Funky Soul

By |2017-03-10T14:44:38+10:00February 17th, 2014|KIA Reviews|0 Comments

They are kind of funky, sort of. If you hold your mouth just the right way, the Soul is sort-of “kool”. Indeed in the USA Kia’s soul is a huge hit with the yanks having a love of the retro box on wheels. Who is going to buy it? Will the gays in the village like it? Kia are positioning [...]