2011 KIA Rio 5-Door B-Spec Racer review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 8 November 2011 , 07:11:16 byVeronica

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KIA Rio 5-Door B-Spec Racer

The 2011 KIA Rio 5-Door B-Spec Racer was engineered to strongly compete against well-known models, such as Honda Fit, Mazda2 and Ford Fiesta. Being the fastest growing car company in the U.S., Kia Motors America offers its customers a growing sports marketing portfolio that features women's golf, basketball, motorsports and others. Michael Sprague, vice president, marketing & communications, KMA, stated that Kia was experiencing an unprecedented growth as they were bringing their most exciting range of show cars to the 2011 SEMA show, adding that their involvement in the world of sports had dramatically increased awareness and perception of the Kia brand by creating a lineup of fun and outstaning vehicles integrating unique accessories together with plenty of personality. The kit of the Rio 5-door LX, a B-Spec, is priced at approximately $14,000 and the enthusiast customers will be able to purchase it from Kia's racing partner, Kinetic Motorsports. The Rio 5-door is easily transformed from street car to race car thanks to the kit which supplies everyhtnig that it takes to perform this action. It incorporates complete build instructions, racing seats, a roll cage kit, quick-release steering wheel and racing harness.