Kia has introduced a whole host of special editions this month. The best selling Kia Picanto city car and the Kia Rio supermini have both had a range topping Graphite model added in stunning Titanium Silver and the Soul range has introduced a new design to its ‘originals’ collection.
The Kia Picanto Graphite 1.1 is a sophisticated package with an extensive specification including 14-inch alloy wheels, remote central locking, front electric windows, leather steering wheel, rear spoiler, silver centre fascia and CD audio with iPod compatibility as standard. For driver comfort, the Kia Picanto Graphite adds driver’s seat height adjust, tilt adjustable steering and air conditioning. The price is approximately £8,495 including free metallic titanium silver paintwork.
The makeover continues with the Kia Rio supermini, the Rio supermini, has been given integrated mirror indicators, 15-inch alloy wheels, black bezel headlights and front fogs which all enhance the exterior of the Kia Rio while standard features such as air-conditioning, alloy pedals, a metallic centre fascia, leather steering wheel and gear knob makes what’s on the inside count too. The Kia Rio Graphite is available in 1.4 petrol and 1.5 CRDi engines for just £9,395 and £10,395 respectively.
The Kia Tempest was launched earlier this month and replaces the Samba model. The Kia Tempest features standard metallic paintwork in Titanium Silver with black high-gloss bumper inserts and door mirrors, and is fitted with unique black 18-inch alloy wheels. Completing the look inside is the modern ‘Soul-Shine’ black seat trim with metallic centre fascia and chrome accents on the dashboard and instrument clusters. The Kia Tempest is available in 1.6-litre petrol and diesel engines with a four-speed automatic transmission available on the latter the first time automatic has been offered on any Original model. And with the price of Tempest starting from just £12,845, it’s certainly a tempting offer.