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2012 Kia Picanto
Kia has released the first teaser images of the 2012 Picanto, which offers a general view of the next generation model. The world debut of the 2012 Kia Picanto will take place next year, at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2011.
Styled at the company's European design studio, the new Picanto promises"to stand out from the crowd" by"exuding self confidence, solidity and maturity." Furthermore, it will be available in three- and five-door configurations.
With an exterior that looks more confident and mature, the new Kia Picanto will go on sale across UK in Spring 2011, although no details regarding motorisation and pricing are available at this moment.2012 Kia Picanto2012 Kia PicantoPress Release
Kia sketches out future with 'stand-out' newcomer
  • Kia reveals first design sketches of stylish next generation Picanto city car
  • Newcomer brings confidence, solidity and maturity to the A-segment
  • Production vehicle to be unveiled at 2011 Geneva Motor Show
  • On sale in the UK from late Spring 2011

Kia has today released the first official design sketches of the next generation Picanto city car designed to stand out from the crowd. The new model has been styled by Kia's European design team based in Frankfurt, Germany, under the direction of Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer. Exuding self confidence, solidity and maturity, the next generation Picanto is designed to break the city car mould and will be officially unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show in March 2011 and will be on sale in the UK from late spring.