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2014 Kia Soul first drive

2014 Kia Soul first drive

Kia has revealed its second-generation Soul, the company's compact city car, with a more distinctive design, a bigger features list, and the promise of a more involving driving experience. Due to arrive in showrooms in Q4 2013, the new Soul has a stiffer chassis than the model it replaces, introduces a new engine, and even adds Android to the dashboard for better multimedia, navigation, and integration with your phone. Kia invited us down to try out the new 2014 Soul; read on for our first impressions.

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2014 Kia Sorento Justice League ebay auction exceeds $37,000

2014 Kia Sorento Justice League ebay auction exceeds $37,000

The Justice League might not normally show up to save the innocent in a crossover utility, but even Superman and Co. could be persuaded by a one-off Kia Sorento complete with custom Jim Lee artwork. The customized car is the eighth in a series of Justice League Super Heroes models Kia and DC Entertainment have produced. The first seven featured each of the seven heroes themselves - Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg - while this final model brings all of them together.

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Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Wonder Woman themed Kia Sportage unveiled in New York

Late last year Kia announced that it had teamed up with DC Entertainment to create some superhero themed cars that it would be unveiling at various auto shows. So far we have seen a Batman themed Optima SX Limited, a Flash themed Forte Koupe, an Aquaman Rio 5-door, a Cyborg Forte 5-door, and a Green Lantern Soul. Another new superhero-themed Kia has been unveiled at the New York Auto Show.

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Kia and DC Comics create a Superman car

Kia and DC Comics create a Superman car

DC Comics and Kia have both joined forces to bring you a crazy, and very detailed new car known as the “Optima Hybrid Superman One”. The Optima combined with the Superman details are supposed to emphasize that when you’re driving this car, you’re also saving the world, at least by reducing your carbon footprint. This car was on display a little over a week ago at The Jace Hall Show.

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SlashGear’s Super Bowl XLVII ad spot roundup

SlashGear’s Super Bowl XLVII ad spot roundup

For some people, the Super Bowl isn't about the game, but about the commercials. We saw a lot of them during this year's game, and there was no shortage of advertisements relating to technology, cars, and movies. We decided to round up all of the Super Bowl commercials that we thought SlashGear readers would enjoy most, including ones from Samsung, Best Buy, GoDaddy, and even BlackBerry. We've embedded some of our personal favorites right in this post, with links to all the other ads that are relevant.

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KIA Cross GT concept crossover teased

KIA Cross GT concept crossover teased

This week at the 2013 Chicago Auto show the next generation of KIA crossover vehicles has been revealed in a teaser image. This image shows a Cross GT concept vehicle with just a few details being revealed, most of them inside smooth lines and a laid-back feel. This vehicle has been tipped as a lovely Urban Vehicle with two-door action and next-generation innards - this we can guess while details involved are quite scant at the moment.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 1, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: February 1, 2013

Welcome to Friday evening everyone. The weekend is nearly here, but before we kick it off we're going to recap the news. Today Apple was named the largest mobile phone manufacturer in the US, while it seems Peter Chou has revealed the long-rumored HTC M7 in a rather silly video. The FTC has fined Path $800,000 for unauthorized data collection, and we learned that Windows 8's market share is at a disappointingly low 2.3%.

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2014 KIA Sorento test drive: luxury inside and out

2014 KIA Sorento test drive: luxury inside and out

With the new 2014 KIA Sorento there's more to it than meets the eye. At first glance you'd think the 2014 model is the same as its predecessor, but after a closer inspection you'll notice plenty of improvements. They've added a touch of class and luxury inside and out, updated the entire interior with a contemporary and "with the times" design, and even added an AWD option. Read on for our full thoughts and plenty of pictures from our KIA Sorento first drive.

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