Monday, August 16, 2010

All-new Kia Venga MPV Revealed ahead Frankfurt Debut

Kia Motors has revealed first official photos of the all-new small-MPV car called the Venga. The new model will be designed, engineered and manufactured in Europe and should become a major rival the Opel Meriva and Citroen C3 Picasso when it goes on selling across Europe later this year and in the UK early in 2010.

2010 Kia Venga img_1 | AutoWorld

The Korean automaker says that the 4,068 mm long Venga, which skin a 2,615 mm wheelbase and a 1,600 mm high roofline, offers interior interim usual of a superior C-segment vehicle, but within a B-segment imprints. Kia’s baby MPV model will be equipped with a sliding 60/40 divorce rear seat that folds fixed into the plane to unfetter more payload seat and a twin-level gumboot level while a slope-and-slide all-goblet panoramic roof will also be in the menu.

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The new Venga will be marketed exclusively in Europe with buyers being offered a scale of two 1.4-liter and 1.6-liter petrol and diesel engines, producing between 75 and 115 horsepower. All engines will come with Kia’s stop/start technology called Idle Stop & Go (ISG).

Michael Cole, Managing Director of Kia Motors Limited, said: “This is just the kind of vehicle UK motorists are looking for as we emerge from the recent economic uproar – a fantastically flexible container providing big-car comfort and legroom within a compact container.” “It will suggest our customers type, sophistication and refinement coupled with environmental saving,” he added.