Kia said the Cadenza gets "distinctive, European-inspired looks with a sleek, elongated silhouette."
The Korean sedan will also feature "high levels of interior quality," according to the company.
U.S. launch timing, technical specifications and pricing were not announced.
The Cadenza was previewed in design sketches earlier this month.
The carryover 2016 Cadenza is on sale now, starting at $33,815, including an $825 destination charge. A navigation system is now standard on all trim levels.
Edmunds says: Car shoppers making long-range plans can decide whether the redesigned Kia Cadenza should be on their lists.