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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 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD: Core Brand Confidence

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins So Automotive Rhythms got our hands on the 2021 Genesis G80 3.5T AWD early and connected with a few people of importance in Washington, DC, such as Film Creator and Director Maggy François, who felt right at home with the Korean luxury sports sedan when

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2021 Hyundai Elantra N Line Sedan is Ready for Action

Hyundai just launched the new Elantra N Line this week which is designed and engineered to deliver more enhanced driving fun to the bold new Elantra that was released in April. The N Line model, characterized by N specific design and performance-enhancing elements, offers an attractive entry point to the

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2021 Kia Seltos SX Turbo AWD: Small Ball

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins The Houston Rockets are showing the basketball world that a big man in the middle is not required to compete. As long as the guards and forwards continue to drain threes and score off the dribble, then “small ball” will work in their favor. In

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Hyundai Shines at 2019 AutoMobility LA

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins AutoMobility LA is one of the most exciting showcases of new vehicle launches on the circuit and represents as the last (or first) auto show of the year depending on your outlook. Held at the city’s convention center next to LA Live, the scene was

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2020 Hyundai Palisade: Family Focused Premium SUV

Experienced by Kimatni D Rawlins Dubbed after “a line of high straight cliffs, especially near water,” it made perfect sense for Hyundai to invite us to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho for the launch of their family focused 2020 Palisade premium SUV. Cascading mountainous terrain, idyllic landscapes and the inviting Lake Coeur

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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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2019 Genesis G70 RWD 2.0T Sport: Venerable Korean Sports Performance

To inherit a deeper understanding of “The Genesis Experience” Automotive Rhythms met at the charming Little Pearl in SE Washington, DC for brunch with company executives including Erwin Raphael, Executive Director and General Manager at Genesis Motor America, whose soliloquy outlined positioning in the luxury automotive segment while simultaneously introducing

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2019 Hyundai Santa Fe: Fit Family Focused

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins As I traversed the steep, rocky trail — which seemed to continue perpetually — while gazing upward into the sky I realized that this Korean SUV was manhandling the obligatory task of reaching the top of the hill like it were a Wrangler or Rover.

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2019 Hyundai Veloster: Compact, Sporty Anomaly

Welcome to Austin for the press launch and test drive of the all-new Hyundai Veloster compact sports car and hot hatch. It was a beautiful and heat filled day in the Texas Capitol as we zipped around town in 2019 models enhanced with sticky Michelin tires to mirror the unexpected

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2018 Hyundai Kona: Soul Adventurer

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins The small crossover utility market continues to be a hot topic as sales increase from active lifestyle consumers seeking solutions that appease their diverse needs. With character traits based on athletic styling, inventive storage, fuel efficiency and both advanced connectivity and telematics, automakers have set

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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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2018 Hyundai Elantra GT Sport: Baby Driver

Experience by Kimatni D. Rawlins When you jump behind the wheel of any “sport” deviation of an automobile the key attribute should always be excitement. You want to experience the flow, energy and steady progression of that ride. It’s the very reason you made the purchase in the first place.

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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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Off the Field with Baltimore Ravens’ Kyle Arrington

ARtv poignantly captured the family essence of Baltimore Ravens’ Kyle Arrington “Off the Field” alongside the Kia Sorento with Fit Fathers and Automotive Rhythms. Enjoy this “Day in the Life” feature with one of the proudest dads in the NFL.  ARtv poignantly captured the family essence of Baltimore Ravens’ Kyle

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GENESIS New York Concept

GENESIS has unveiled its striking New York Concept luxury sports sedan which hints at the future of the GENESIS design direction with its expressive and refined Athletic Elegance first seen in the Vision G concept and in production form with the GENESIS G90 premium luxury sedan. Acknowledging the GENESIS brand’s

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2016 Kia Optima: Next Generation

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins It’s autumn in Aspen, Colorado and the landscape is as idyllic as a Rembrandt painting of the inquisitive sea. Singing trees have shown their true colors as peaceful winds bring rhythm to the nature of Colorado’s energetic flow. A special place indeed with its colorful

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2016 KIA Sorento SXL AWD: Ciers Family Road Trip

Experienced by Shawn Ciers This past 4th of July weekend we road tripped to a family reunion in Erie, PA from Silver Spring, MD in our Korean AWD SUV. The 2016 Kia Sorento was an ideal vehicle for gripping the winding, elevated roads of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the sophisticated

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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 Kia Sedona: Cool Kids Van of Choice

Kimatni D. Rawlins Here’s a neat little trick. Have someone blindfold and escort you to your new 2015 Korean people mover. Take a seat, strap in and grip the multi-talented steering wheel. Remove the blinder, open your eyes and re imagine the possibilities of a 20th century utilitarian vehicles that

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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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