2018 Kia K5 GT aka Optima Debuts in Korea – Video
They’ve even debuted a new version called the K5 GT, which according to the official website is an upgraded version of the current K5 with a 2.0-liter turbo engine, enhanced in acceleration and brake performance.
Among other things, the K5 GT comes with the Korean carmaker’s new Electronic Control Suspension (ECS) technology, low-fade brakes and a 6-speed gearbox with faster response times.
On the outside, the K5 GT boasts red brake calipers and black painted rear spoiler and outside mirrors. Step within this mid-size car, and you’re greeted by the D-cut steering wheel and the GT door lamp. The dash now provides info regarding torque and turbo boost pressure for you to ponder.
The engine lineup still includes a variety of powertrains – base 2.0-liter gasoline, 1.6-liter turbo gasoline, and 1.7-liter diesel.