Kia releases new photos of the Soul

Kia releases new photos of the Soul

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Kia Motors has put more of its Soul on show with the release of new official images of its new model at the British International Motor Show.

Kia is releasing the photographs of the Soul as it also brings the three stunning SOUL concept cars to its display in London.

The three SOUL concept vehicles, originally seen at the Geneva Salon de l’Automobile earlier in 2008, will feature alongside the dramatic KEE sports coupe concept, the ex-cee’d cabrio concept and the eco_cee’d low-emissions showcase concept.  This is the first time all of these concept vehicles have been on display together and hint at the exciting future for the Korean brand.

Kia has also confirmed that the new model, which will be available exclusively as a five-door hatchback with front-wheel drive, will have an overall length of 4,105 mm, be 1,785 mm wide, excluding door mirrors, and 1,610 mm tall.  The wheelbase will be 2,550 mm long.  For comparison, Kia’s C-segment cee’d is 4,235mm long, 1,790mm wide, 1,480 tall and has a wheelbase of 2,650mm.

The three concept cars on display in London – SOUL Burner, SOUL Diva and SOUL Searcher – were created by Kia’s European design team, led by Gregory Guillaume, under the guidance of Peter Schreyer.  They were developed from the original SOUL concept car designed jointly by Kia’s California and Korea design studios and unveiled in 2006 at the Detroit Motor Show.

To be manufactured in Korea from November 2008, the Kia Soul will provide a creative platform for buyers to individualise and match their car to their own personality.

160708-a-kia

Kia Motors has put more of its Soul on show with the release of new official images of its new model at the British International Motor Show.

Kia is releasing the photographs of the Soul as it also brings the three stunning SOUL concept cars to its display in London.

The three SOUL concept vehicles, originally seen at the Geneva Salon de l’Automobile earlier in 2008, will feature alongside the dramatic KEE sports coupe concept, the ex-cee’d cabrio concept and the eco_cee’d low-emissions showcase concept.  This is the first time all of these concept vehicles have been on display together and hint at the exciting future for the Korean brand.

Kia has also confirmed that the new model, which will be available exclusively as a five-door hatchback with front-wheel drive, will have an overall length of 4,105 mm, be 1,785 mm wide, excluding door mirrors, and 1,610 mm tall.  The wheelbase will be 2,550 mm long.  For comparison, Kia’s C-segment cee’d is 4,235mm long, 1,790mm wide, 1,480 tall and has a wheelbase of 2,650mm.

The three concept cars on display in London – SOUL Burner, SOUL Diva and SOUL Searcher – were created by Kia’s European design team, led by Gregory Guillaume, under the guidance of Peter Schreyer.  They were developed from the original SOUL concept car designed jointly by Kia’s California and Korea design studios and unveiled in 2006 at the Detroit Motor Show.

To be manufactured in Korea from November 2008, the Kia Soul will provide a creative platform for buyers to individualise and match their car to their own personality.

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