Kia has just released a new commercial showing LA Clipper’s Blake Griffin and his famous dunk over a 2011 Kia Optima.
At the final round of the 2011 NBA All Star Slum Dunk Contest, Griffin won with 68% of the fans votes after he dunked over the hood of a 2011 Kia Optima against JaVale McGee. Kia is the Official Automotive Partner of the NBA sponsoring 13 individual team.
Kia use this event as a marketing maneuver to highlights its 2011 Kia Optima with a tag line; “Not your average dunk. Not your average midsize sedan”.
Power for the 2011 Kia Optima comes from a 2.0L GDI turbo 4-cylinder making 200 hp, another engine a 274-hp 2.0L GDI 4-cylinder turbo is also available.
Price for 2011 Kia Optima starts at $18,995 which is available in three trims, LX, EX and SX.