Kia says it will unveil an "advanced and capable" electric all-wheel drive (e-AWD) concept vehicle at the upcoming Chicago Auto Show.
Kia’s California design studio conceived of the off-roader as a vehicle for city dwellers seeking an escape from urbanity.
It is intended to enable a wide array of outdoor activities from skiing and snowboarding, to camping, hiking and mountain biking, the company says.
Calling it a rugged runabout, Kia says it "captures the essence of adventuring at higher elevations with the promise of surefootedness in the wild," – an enigmatic tease that leaves one wondering just what it might entail.
The partial photo provides little clue beyond the likelihood of a mini-ute format.