demonstrating the recent rejuvenation of the brand, the K8’s interior shines a
light on Kia’s ambitions for the future, with a focus on delivering new
standards in automotive quality. Every element of the K8 interior has been
designed with high-end luxury in mind, serving to elevate the senses of the
driver and passengers. Beautifully detailed wood materials help create a
feeling of calm and natural wellbeing within the K8, while state-of-the-art
tech connects the car to the modern world.
contemporary panoramic curved display links a 12-inch digital cluster and a
12-inch infotainment system, bringing together the K8’s advanced connectivity
and infotainment technology. The display is clean, ultra-modern and
easy-to-use, giving the K8 an effective minimalist-meets-simplicity tech style.
K8 is the first-ever Kia vehicle to feature industry-leading audio from
Meridian. The 14-speaker premium sound system from the world-renowned British
audio pioneer delivers the finest quality in-car surround sound and is another
example of Kia’s upward journey in realizing new levels of quality, technology
vision: first-class luxury meets tomorrow’s tech style
occupants are greeted by an open, comfortable and luxurious space the moment
they enter the vehicle. A sleek, contemporary and minimalist style creates a
wide cabin effect that is light in both touch and look.
in character and content, the materials used on the inside of the K8 have been
carefully selected to create a complete high-class and high-tech cocoon.
Beautifully intricate and detailed finishing on the wood surfaces – stylistic
elements directly inspired by modern yachts – add depth and sophistication to
the cabin. The luxurious use of wood is complemented by exposed high-quality
metals that creates the feeling of youth and industrial chic, successfully
marrying traditional with contemporary.
intricate diamond lattice design that expresses the movement of light on the
exterior of the K8 flows into the interior of the luxury sports sedan, creating
elegantly stitched patterns on Napa leather. Kia’s innovative ‘Star Cloud’
lighting graces the K8 interior, projecting glittering and interactive ambient
lighting on the door trim and dashboard areas.
the bottom of the swooping curved display sits the infotainment system and air
conditioning control, which is operated via touchpad, further reducing the
number of physical buttons. The touch pad allows for the switching of operation
modes between the two systems with a centrally located button.
positioned for the driver and front passenger is an ergonomic center console
that features wood-based cupholders and glossy soft-touch switches, the latter
sitting on a raised profile alongside the shift-by-wire transmission dial.
K8 interior also debuts a new steering wheel design from Kia and the company’s
contemporary new logo that expresses ‘symmetry’, ‘rhythm’ and ‘rising’
elements, embodying Kia’s confidence and renewed commitment to customers.
for market launch later this year, more information on the all-new K8 will be
made available in due course.