Kia Pro_cee'd GT Revealed Ahead of Geneva Debut

Kia has unveiled first pictures of the pro_cee’d GT ahead of Geneva Motor Show debut in March.

The new Kia pro_cee’d GT and five door cee’d GT are the most performance-focused Kia models yet with 201bhp turbocharged 1.6-litre GDI petrol engine powering the front wheels via six-sped manual transmission. 0-62mph comes in 7.9 seconds.

Designed and to be manufactured in Europe at Kia’s Žilina plant in Slovakia from mid-May, the two new models feature sporty styling, LED daytime running lights, dual-exhaust pipes, Recaro seats, 18-inch alloy wheels and red brake calipers.

The new turbocharged 1.6-litre GDI petrol engine will produce 204 PS (201 bhp) and 265 Nm (195lb/ft), 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 100km/h (62mph) in 7.9 seconds.

The pro_cee’d GT will go sale in the UK from the middle of the year, while the five door cee’d GT will follow end of 2013. The pro_cee’d GT is expected to start from around £16,000.


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