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New Kia Soul EV Has the Power

In Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Better Batteries=Better Range. Soon to be electric, Kia Soul EV benefits from class-leading battery technology   The popular Kia Soul EV, soon to be available as a plug-in electric car, production is starting in the second half of 2014. The Soul EV will powered by an 81.4 kW electric motor, producing 285 Nm of torque, and a high-capacity 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer […]

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Driving the Kia Pro_Cee’d GT Tech

In Car Reviews, Kia, Speed by Philip Shoulder

Cool, quick and comfortable, a likeable, capable, Kia hot-hatch Kia’s first hot-hatch… the Pro_cee’d GT.   Designed in Europe under the direction of President and Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, the sporty new Kia models feature new front grilles and lamp clusters, deeper bumpers, jewel-like four-point LED daytime running lights, new fog lights, dual-exhaust pipes, larger 18-inch alloy wheels, eye-catching [...]
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More Design Awards for Kia and Chief Designer

In Featured Articles, Kia, Style by Jonathan Humphrey

"Since it was launched in 1953, the annual iF product design award has been one of the world’s most important prizes for excellence in design."The Chief Designer, Peter Schreyer the man responsible for the evolution of the Kia range has taken another award. The 'Grand Prix' Design award and the 'iF Product design Award' this time for the new 2014 [...]
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Kia Soul Gets the Power

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All-Electric version of the All New Kia Soul coming to the UK The All New Kia Soul could make a bold urban crossover addition to the limited choice of electric vehicles available. Kia UK is still working out how the battery package will work, packaged or supplied on a monthly lease basis. Read More about the All New Kia Soul […]

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Instant Recognition the 2014 Kia Soul Coming Soon

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All-new 2014 Kia Soul, the funky urban crossover will make its European debut at Frankfurt Motor Show The 2014 All New Soul brings a thoroughly fresh, but more grown-up appearance. Still instantly recognisable as a Soul but taking Inspiration from a Kia Track’ster concept shown in 2012. The new vehicle – shown in European specification for the first time – echoes […]

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Dramatic and Stylish Kia Concept for an Urban Future

In Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Kia will be unveiling a dramatic new supermini concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September The Kia Concept car hints at a possible future B-segment supermini ready for the urban environment with style and tenacity. Accepting any challenge that the assured modern motorist may throw at it, this concept car combines a mischievous character in a clearly robust and […]

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Drive Reviews the All-New Kia Carens ‘3’ 1.7 CRDi

In Car Reviews, Kia by Philip Shoulder

Form meets family function The all-new third generation Kia Carens is the latest seven-seat MPV from Kia, replacing the previous Carens and ageing Sedona. The Korean firm claims their new MPV has been designed with desirability in mind, as much as functionality. Upon first glance it’s hard to disagree. Sporting a rakish sleek profile and large glass area, the front end is dominated by the familiar ‘tiger-nose’ […]

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All New Kia Carens Pricing and Transformation announced

In Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Just released the Kia Carens pricing for the rather good looking new model Just back from the launch. Once again another Kia has been transformed in the design led revolution by President and Chief Design Officer Peter Schreyer. Announcing the all-new third-generation Kia Carens. The revolution began only a few years ago. Its renewal and transformation of every model in the range, has […]

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Kia eyes a move into UK motorsport

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Kia is eyeing up UK motorsport with the Touring Car Championship being seen as interesting… The head of the Kia in the UK, Paul Philpott is keen to emphasise the sporty nature of Kia and to help differentiate it from its more conservative sister brand, Hyundai which is re-entering the World Rally Championship. Philpott said: “Motorsport is an interesting proposition […]

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Exciting new Kia pro_cee’d GT a car you won’t forget

In Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Exciting new Kia pro_cee’d GT a car you won’t forget. The most performance focused car ever from Kia. The pro_cee’d GT is hitting the streets soon with a 143 mph top speed and 201bhp from its 1.6litre turbocharged engine. The 0-60mph sprint will takes just 7.7 seconds…