Tag: korean

Hyundai Genesis: Elegant, sophisticated and premium

Hyundai Genesis: Elegant, sophisticated and premium

15 march 2017 Yes yes yes oh YES: classy exterior, quality interior, well equipped Oh dear me no: some cheap plastics, no CarPlay, feels heavy Hyundai outsells Holden. Who would have thought that would ever happen? Hyundai now makes premium vehicles. Who would have thought that would happen? Hyundai, who spent so many years nurturing … Continue reading Hyundai Genesis: Elegant, sophisticated and premium

Kia’s New Flagship: We Tested Optima GT Turbo in Country Australia

Kia Optima at Milton park Country House Hotel       Kia’s New Flagship: Optima GT Turbo I loved the old Optima. It was chic and understated and chockers full of tech. That was then and this is now and the new Optima had big shoes to fill. Bespectacled designer Peter Schreyer looks more like … Continue reading Kia’s New Flagship: We Tested Optima GT Turbo in Country Australia

Kia’s Rio: Does what it says on the box, and has a 7 year warranty

Those Japanese blokes should be keeping a careful eye on the Koreans. The Koreans started out as cheap and cheerful, a tag they are now fighting as hard to get away from as they did to achieve in the first place. Do they deserve to be taken seriously? Any car maker who ignores Kia, does … Continue reading Kia’s Rio: Does what it says on the box, and has a 7 year warranty