One of the sexiest cars to come out of South Korea is finally going to hit Malaysian shores next month. Naza Kia has just announced that it will be launching the new Kia Forte Koup on the 3rd of March 2011. The Forte Koup will come with a sole engine option of 2.0 litres with CVVT, producing 156 horsepower and 194Nm of torque.

This engine will be mated to a new 6-speed transmission, up 2 cogs from the previous 4-speed auto found in the Forte that was first launched here. You can swap between the 6 gears via paddle shifts on the steering wheel.

The Forte Koup will also come with a sunroof, automatic climate control, Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity, a 6-CD changer, a push-start ignition button. Compared to the sedan, the Koup has a widened track and lowered ride height.

All three variants of the Kia Forte sedan will also be officially updated to 6 gear ratios on the 3rd of March launch date. There are several new features for the 6-speed Forte such as foldable side mirrors, a rear view camera, and steering column operated Bluetooth mobile phone connectivity.

We don’t have the official word on prices yet so stay tuned! A quick check on Mudah for “Forte Koup” reveals a total of 6 ads priced around RM115.8k.