Kia has launched the special edition version of its Rio In Australia. Based on the 1.4-liter four-cylinder entry-level S model, the special edition version is equipped with front fog-lights, folding side mirrors with indicators, cruise control, alloy pedals, a six-speaker stereo with two tweeters, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gear selector, and a set of 15-inch alloy wheels. The Kia Rio Special Edition sells for $16,190 for the five-speed manual and $18,190 for the four-speed automatic. [Car Advice]


Check out this newly launched Kia Picanto Quantum Special Edition for the UK market. This high-spec three-door version of the A-Segment model boasts a special Titanium Silver metallic paint, a red radiator grille surround and a set of 15-inch two-tone alloy wheels. It also comes with Kia’s Urban Pack consisting of reverse parking sensors, ambient interior lighting, a Supervision instrument cluster and UV solar windscreen glass. Underneath, power comes from a 1.25-liter petrol engine (w/ five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission) that produces 84 hp and 120 Nm of torque. The Kia Picanto Quantum Special Edition is priced at 11,895 GBP (about $19,993) for the five-speed manual model or 12,495 GBP (about $21,000) for the four-speed automatic model. [Autoevolution]

All New Kia Soul Goes On Sale In The UK

by Isaiah on April 9, 2014


Kia has announced the availability of their new compact crossover ‘Soul’ in the UK. Coming only in a front-wheel-drive configuration, this UK-Spec five-door hatchback is offered in two different engine options including a 1.6-liter CRDi diesel with 126bhp and 260Nm of torque, and a 1.6-liter GDi petrol with 130bhp and 161Nm of torque. The all new Kia Soul is priced from 12,600 GBP (about $21,099). [MW]

Kia Quoris Coming to US in 2014

by Isaiah on May 22, 2013 · 2 comments


Kia is reportedly preparing to unleash their newest full-size luxury Sedan ‘Quoris’ in the US. The car is said to go on sale in the US starting next year for an estimated price tag of $50,000 to $70,000. [Autoevolution]

2013 Kia Koup

by Isaiah on March 27, 2013 · 11 comments


Check out this newly introduced 2013 Kia Koup. This two-door coupe is available in two different engine options including a 1.6-liter turbocharged four-cylinder unit with 150kW and 264Nm of torque, and a 2.0-liter direct injected four-cylinder unit with 129kW and 209Nm, and comes in two different transmission options: a six-speed manual or auto. [Car Advice]

Kia pro_cee’d GT Hatchback

by Isaiah on January 30, 2013


Kia has unveiled the all new pro_cee’d GT hatchback. Designed in Europe, the pro_cee’d GT comes with a bold athletic styling, distinctive LED daytime running lights, dual-exhaust pipes, Recaro seating, a set of 18-inch alloy wheels and eye-catching red brake calipers. Underneath, power comes from a 1.6-liter turbocharged GDI petrol engine (w/ a six-speed manual transmission) that generates 201 bhp and 265 Nm of torque. The Kia pro_cee’d GT is scheduled to make its debut at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on March 5th. [Global Motors]