Kia Proceed concept headed for production - report
It may have been used to preview the new Ceed hatchback, but the Kia Proceed concept could be launched as a production model sometime in 2019 – according to a new report out of the UK.
Autocar claims the body style for the Korean small car will be offered in top-shelf GT guise, after spotting a camouflaged prototype during cold weather testing wearing big wheels and brakes, along with a sporty bodykit.
Kia Cee'd GT Line revealed with 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine, seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox
It looks a lot like a five-door version of the Kia Pro_cee'd GT, but the new 2015 Kia Cee'd GT Line is something of a sheep in wolf's clothing.
The new model debuts the brand's 1.0-litre three-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine produces 90kW and 172Nm and is available with a six-speed manual gearbox.
GT Line models powered by the brand's 1.6-litre turbo diesel - now with 99kW/285Nm, up from 95kW/265Nm - are now offered with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Kia Australia says the new Pro_Cee'd GT is a hero car it wanted for its brand.
The three-door hot-hatch was unveiled this week at the 2013 Geneva motor show and has been confirmed for Australia.
It's set to be priced in the vicinity of low to mid $30,000, making it a natural rival for sister company Hyundai's Veloster three-door coupe-hatch.