PHOTOS: Kia Renews Partnership with Brand Ambassador Rafael Nadal

Kia has renewed its contract with Rafael Nadal, who will for another five years continue to appear in Kia’s global advertising campaigns across TV, print and social media, and will help promote Kia by taking part in international events, including the Kia-sponsored Australian Open tennis championship and major international motor shows.

Rafael Nadal: “Kia Motors has become a top car brand and I have seen many great changes and improvements through the years. It’s been great fun working with the team over the last nine years, and I’m delighted to continue our partnership as I can’t wait to see what the future holds for both of us.”

Thomas Oh, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Kia Motors Corporation: “Rafa has been the perfect partner for Kia, helping us elevate the brand on a global scale. He epitomizes vibrancy and dynamism in everything he does – characteristics we try to include in every Kia model. We’re incredibly excited to continue this collaboration for at least five more years.”

Source: Kia


  1. Great ambassador to be the face for Kia for so long ! Great choice for Kia Congrats Rafa !

  2. Congratulations dear Rafa & KIA !!! : ) KIA is a resonantly priced, neat car & it seems KIA makes comfy, nice interior as well!!! A good friend has a KIA, 4-door, cute, red Sudan and she enjoys riding it in the city very much …..and find it rather easy w city parking!!! : ) Beyond all these good details, KIA & Nadal has developed such loyal association & partnership extending nine wonderful years , it is admirable to see their mutual respect!!! : ) Vamos Rafa & best wishes!!!! : )

  3. Excellent choice from Kia. Rafa’s image is the best both on court and off court. I am going to buy Kia’s car because Rafa has created such huge awareness and impact!!

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