Kia is all prepared to premiere their two GT models – the new 3-door Kia Pro_cee’d GT and the 5-door Kia cee’d GT at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on 5 March. With the inspiration of a sports models, the KIA’s two new GT models will have new 1.6 Litre Engine with gasoline direct injection technology and featuring the twin-scroll turbocharger for more dynamic power. Both model engine has good horsepower by 204 [152 kilo-Watts] at 6000 RPM which is an increment of 51% of power and a torque of 265 Nm between 1750 to 4500 RPM, which has an increment of 61%. The pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT are equipped with 6-speed manual gearbox with capability of sprinting performance of 0 to 100 km/hour in mere 7.9 seconds.
The Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT has unique style of design featuring the sporty dual-exhaust pipes, advanced LED daytime running lights, attractive red brake calipers and sporty 18-inch alloy wheels. On the suspension and damping, the front of both model has completely independent subframe-mounted MacPherson struts, with stiffer coil springs, gas-filled shock absorbers, thicker anti-roll stabiliser bar. While rear with completley independent subframe-mounted multi-links, stiffer coil springs and gas-filled shock absorbers.
The Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT will start their production at Kia’s facility in Zilina plant setup, which is situated at Slovakia, in the middle of month -May 2013 and then proceed for their sale in Europe from mid of 2013 with full prices and technical specifications just before the sale date.
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Auto Press Release 2013
Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT set for Geneva reveal
- Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT will be unveiled at 2013 Geneva Motor Show
- Most performance-focused Kia models yet
- Designed in Europe and to be manufactured in Europe
- Turbocharged 1.6-litre engine will produce 204 ps and 265 Nm
Frankfurt, 28 January 2013 – The new Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT – the brand’s most performance-focused production cars ever – will enjoy their world premieres at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show on 5 March.
Designed in Europe under the direction of President and Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, the two debutants feature bold athletic styling, LED daytime running lights, dual-exhaust pipes, 18-inch alloy wheels and eye-catching red brake calipers.
The new turbocharged 1.6-litre GDI gasoline engine will produce 204 ps and 265 Nm, powering the front wheels through a six-speed manual transmission and allowing the Kia pro_cee’d GT and cee’d GT to accelerate from 0 to 100 kph in 7.9 seconds.
Production of the newest members of cee’d family is scheduled to start at Kia’s Zilina plant in Slovakia in mid-May, and they will go on-sale across Europe from the middle of the year. Prices and specifications will be confirmed closer to the on-sale date.
Auto Press Release Source : KIA