rumor of a kia pickup It’s been ringing up for some time and new leaked information, reinforced by recent spy images, suggests it could be not late but a reality, According to Australian Portal Cars Guidethe brand applied to the patent office of that country tasman name registration With which they will baptize their pickups.
A far, far cry from what the Kia Master was a few decades ago Kia Tasman it will be a double cab pickup Mainly for Australian and New Zealand markets (its name comes from the Tasman Sea that divides the two countries), and it will be a direct competitor well established models Toyota Hilux And ford ranger,
how do you report Cars GuideSo far Kia is very jealous of this information And he has limited himself to only confirming that he is working on a pickup. ,Kia is developing a future pickup Which would be very efficient for your purposes. Additional data will be confirmed in due course”. This development would have started in 2020 and Kia Tasman market launch It will be scheduled for 2025.
But the brand not revealing much doesn’t mean little is known. Citing sources close to the brand Cars Guide say that Kia Tasman will be carried by the same in their input versions 2.2L turbo diesel engine Used by Sorento, with 210 horsepower and 420 Nm of torque. the one above can be in-line six-cylinder diesel with 274 hp and 588 Nm of torque, with an aim to have one more tonne of payload 3.5 ton trailer,
With regard to the structure of the Kia Tasman, it is most likely Use the same chassis as the Kia Mowe rather than a monocoque construction, taking into account what it would be intended for Deal with the above Hilux and Ranger, At the front it will be supported on a double fork, while at the rear, depending on the variant, it will have crossbows or spirals.