Kia world small SUVKorean agency’s smallest SUV to function daring new design – however ‘world’ mannequin will not be coming to UK
Kia has launched the primary sketches of a brand new small SUV created “for the millennial era” which has been designed as a worldwide mannequin – though it received’t go on sale in European markets.
The as-yet-unnamed machine has been ‘impressed’ by the SP Signature Idea that was revealed earlier this 12 months, and would be the smallest SUV that the agency gives.
Whereas there are not any plans to promote the automobile within the UK or different European markets, Kia insiders counsel that the SUV provides an perception into the agency’s future design language that can inform future variations of the Sorento, Sportage and Stonic SUVs, together with the forthcoming Ceed crossover.
Kia says the brand new machine can have a “fashionable and urbane design” with the house of a standard SUV in a compact bundle, including that it’s going to match “the distinctive preferences and desires of the millennial era.”
The SP Signature Idea featured LED lights built-in into the most recent model of Kia’s ‘tiger nostril’ grille, and the sketches of the brand new SUV present that function shall be carried over. The lights can have a three-dimensional mild graphic.
Kia has hinted the brand new mannequin may even function a protracted bonnet and sharp bodywork strains with a tapered rear finish.
The brand new machine will go on sale in Korea later this 12 months, with different areas following.
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