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2022 Kia Stinger Preview

Kia’s Sport Machine Evolves with Precise Design, Safety, Tech and Performance Upgrades The Stinger established a new era in Kia’s history when it debuted in 2017 as a 2018 model. For 2022, Stinger continues to evolve and maintain its position as Kia’s halo sport sedan while pushing frontiers in expected

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2021 Kia K5 EX and GT-Line: The Choice is Yours

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins It was an interesting 24-hour period as Kia dropped off both a meditative Sapphire Blue 2021 K5 EX and a mystic 2021 Passion Red K5 GT-Line for me to evaluate side by side. Of course, classic rap group Black Sheep and their timeless hit, The

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2019 Kia Niro EV EX Premium: Electric Respect

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins As the axiom goes, “drop that zero and get with this hero,” but in Kia’s case, we can substitute the hero with Niro. Though, the crossover EV does offer zero-emissions, so now we have the best of both worlds and another electrified ride to introduce

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2020 Kia Telluride: A Star is Born

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins The all-new 2020 Kia Telluride 8-passenger SUV is pretty fly, so fly people are aligning the design language with that of a Range Rover. Ha, I guess it’s never a bad thing when your brand is compared to the styling of British luxury elites. Anyhow,

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2018 Kia Stinger GT2 AWD V6: Wintry Fastback Performance

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins, Photos by Garvin St. Villier Speaking from experience, when you possess the keys to an AWD sports car outfitted with proper rubber, making moves in inclement weather will never be a problem. Specifically, the wintry weather in the Northeast has been frigid, freezing, snowy and

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2018 Kia Stinger: Newfangled Performance Fastback

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins There’s a new kid on the block hailing from South Korea that has no problem ripping the runway like Baby Driver’s Ansel Elgort. Rarely known for producing traditional roadrunners, the Koreans have seemed to nail the grand manifestation of the 2018 Stinger, which was actually

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2017 Kia Niro: A New Hybrid Hero

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins I’m sure by now most of you have seen the Melissa McCarthy ad spot with Kia’s new hybrid crossover dubbed “Hero’s Journey” where the comedic actress attempts to the save the eco-friendly attributes of the planet while using the vehicle’s key features. Whether you find

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2017 Kia Cadenza: Revolutionary Road

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins It’s absolutely remarkable how the Korean automaker Kia rebranded its image from the early days of 1994 when the Sportage first hit the scene. Known for cheap, value cars that did nothing to enlighten the soul or energize the consumer base, company officials knew they

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2016 Kia Sorento SXL Art Car: As ABOVE, So BELOW

Experienced by Marvin Bowser My latest Automotive Rhythms project combined my passions for automobiles and the arts. Our 2016 Kia Sorento SXL 2.0T AWD was also the canvas for artist Jamaal Newman’s creation during the ART-of-Motion (AOM) exhibit in Washington, D.C. aka As ABOVE, So BELOW. Jamaal was one of

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2016 Washington Auto Show: Start Your Imagination

What’s headed down the road at the 2016 Washington Auto Show? Well, Kimatni Rawlins, Leeann Brzozowski and Automotive Rhythms invite you behind the scenes to witness the latest technologies, luxuries and necessities shaping your new ride. We hope you are looking forward to next month when the best of international

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2016 Kia Sorento: A new way of thinking CUV

Experienced by Shawn Ciers With an updated, alluring style, robust technological features, bold stance and improved performance, the re-defined 2016 Kia Sorento was presented in Lake Tahoe, Nevada to a throng of auto journaling media with immense flare. The theme of the latest Korean CUV clearly focuses on the delivery

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2015 Washington Auto Show: Innovation Meets Sustainability

Check out the latest vehicles and advanced technologies that will be showcased at the 2015 Washington Auto Show January 23 to February 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Kimatni Rawlins of Automotive Rhythms talks to manufacturers during the LA Auto Show regarding the innovative products you must see in

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Progressive 2015 Kia K900 Experiences Continue

Words by Jon Gandy With a price tag just shy of $60K comes certain expectations. Especially since Automotive Rhythms team member Mike Tucker had just enjoyed the Kia K900 at his wedding. Having found it more than worthy of transporting the wedding party to the opulent Carlyle Club in Alexandria,

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2022 Kia Stinger Preview

Kia’s Sport Machine Evolves with Precise Design, Safety, Tech and Performance Upgrades The Stinger established a new era in Kia’s history when it debuted in

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