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2019 Kia ProCeed unveiled

The new Kia ProCeed has been revealed ahead of its in-the-flesh debut at the 2018 Paris motor show at the beginning of October. With buyers deserting three-door hatchbacks in favour of five-door models or crossovers, the new ProCeed not only ditches the previous car's torturous Pro_Cee'd name, but adopts a rakish, but still practical five-door shooting brake body...

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Kia Proceed Shooting Brake spied
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Kia Proceed Shooting Brake spied

A prototype believed to be the Kia Proceed GT Shooting Brake has been spied this week during development testing, indicating a production version of the concept shown at last year's Frankfurt motor show is on the way. This particular vehicle is wearing a heap of black sheeting and false body panels to hide its profile and design details, but we can still see plenty...


Kia Proceed concept headed for production - report
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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 Australia mulling Cee'd GT, next-gen Cerato Turbo
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Kia Australia mulling Cee'd GT, next-gen Cerato Turbo

The sporty Kia Pro_Cee’d GT may be gone from Australian showrooms, but the Korean car maker’s local arm has not given up on the dream of a quick halo hatch model. Despite positive reviews, the 150kW 1.6-litre turbocharged Pro_cee’d GT exited the local market in late 2015 after poor sales led the company to decide against introducing the updated model that debuted overseas in June...


Kia Pro_cee'd GT exits Australian range: "Door shut, not locked" on future options
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Kia Pro_cee'd GT exits Australian range: "Door shut, not locked" on future options

Kia Australia's very good Pro_cee'd GT sports hatch is now among the very dearly departed, with the company's local arm today confirming its exit. The decision will surprise few, with the Pro_cee'd long known to have struggled in a market where manual-only, three-door sports hatches are responsible for only a small fraction of sales in a segment dominated by automatic five-door models...


10 cars that Australians should buy, but don't
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10 cars that Australians should buy, but don't

I'm constantly amazed at the number of cars on the market in Australia, not to mention the vast variety of brands to choose from. There a dozens of cars that never fail to make waves on the sales charts, and after six months of new car registrations in Australia, the usual suspects are riding on the back of what could be a record year...


Kia Cee'd GT Line revealed with 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine, seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox
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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...


2015 Kia Pro_cee’d GT gains satellite navigation option
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2015 Kia Pro_cee’d GT gains satellite navigation option

An updated version of the Kia Pro_cee’d GT has introduced satellite navigation as an option on the base version of the car. The touchscreen navigation system utilises a 7.0-inch infotainment unit that doubles as the car’s media controller. It also acts as a display for the Pro_cee’d GT’s standard reverse-view camera...


Kia: New Cars 2014
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Kia: New Cars 2014

Details of the new additions to Kia Australia's showroom in 2014. Kia Soul (February) The second-generation Kia Soul retains the funky, youthful styling of the original yet promises a more mature, rounded package when it launches in February...


Kia: Pro_Cee'd GT the "hero car we needed"
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Kia: Pro_Cee'd GT the "hero car we needed"

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...