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Kia Seltos – New Small SUV

Kia Seltos – New Small SUV

KIA Motors has announced that its all-important forthcoming global small SUV will be known as Seltos. Drawing its moniker from Greek mythology – Hercules’ son Celtos – the South Korean brand’s Seltos maintains the alliteration with its other SUVs, Sportage and Sorento, and will be fully revealed later this month

The Car Guy’s Top 10 Australian Car Brands – March 2019

March 2019 saw the overall Australian market drop 7.1% to 99, 442. Federal Budget, Federal Election or just a tired market? It’s really anyone’s guess. Here’s The Car Guy’s top 10 Australian Car Brands – March 2019 Highlights included 3 Light Commercial Vehicles in the top 3 selling positions for

Kia Carnival Review – Why Should You Buy?

Kia Carnival Review – Why Should You Buy?

Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy with my experiences with the Kia Carnival SLi. I’ve been driving this Kia Carnival SLi around for a week and as the week has rolled by, I’ve come to be more comfortable in it than I was on the first day. In fact, as

Kia Picanto GT Line Review – Why Should You Buy?

Kia Picanto GT Line Review – Why Should You Buy?

Style never sits still. Introducing the Picanto GT-Line. “Rocking a sporty look, both inside and out, the all-new Picanto GT-Line is simply irresistible. Get ready to turn heads. Designed in collaboration at Kia’s design centre in Korea and Germany, the All-New Kia Picanto has been redesigned with a bold and all

Kia Picanto – Car Review – Why Should You Buy

Kia Picanto – Car Review – Why Should You Buy

Hello there. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy. I’m currently testing the Kia Picanto GT Line for Kia Motors. My review will be up on www.thecarguy.com.au in a couple of weeks.  However, in the meantime, you can read my recent reviews on a whole range of cars, including the Kia Cerato,

Kia Sorento Sport – Why Should You Buy?

Kia Sorento Sport – Why Should You Buy?

In his iconic book Animal Farm, George Orwell wrote: “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” – Kia Sorento Sport.   So too SUV’s. This Kia Sorento Sport is more than equal to other SUV’s because of one unique feature – a 7-year unlimited kilometre warranty,

Kia Cerato Sport Hatch – Why Should You Buy?

Kia Cerato Sport Hatch – Why Should You Buy?

Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with an updated report and my review of the Kia Cerato Sport Hatch. When I review a vehicle for The Car Guy website, I do so from a buyers perspective rather than just concentrate on speed, steering ability and things like that. After over

Business Insider Car of the Year – Kia Stinger

Kia Stinger 200S – Why Should You Buy

Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, exploring the possibility of time travel. And yes, most of you have seen the movie with Michael J Fox – Back to the Future – where the highly modified De Lorean does just that, and where Stephen Hawking suggested it was theoretically possible to

Kia Stinger - Gran Turismo Redefined

Kia Stinger – The Gran Turismo Redefined.

Hello. Bob Aldons, The Car Guy with what I expect to be the last story I publish in 2017. I’ve just received a press kit from Kia Motors America on the Kia Stinger and wanted to get the information out to you as quickly as possible. The new Kia Stinger,


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