Kia Motors reveals all-new Stinger, Picanto and two plug-in hybrids in Geneva

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  • European debut for all-new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan
  • Global premiere for new Picanto, on sale from the start of Q2 2017
  • Niro Plug-in Hybrid and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid unveiled

Today at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show, Kia Motors unveils four new models. The new Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan makes its European premiere, alongside the all-new Kia Picanto city car, which makes its global debut. Advanced powertrain technology features in two other new Kia models on show for the first time – the Niro Plug-in Hybrid crossover and Optima Sportswagon Plug-in Hybrid.

Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer of Kia Motors Europe, commented: “The variety of new Kia vehicles on display here in Geneva underlines the ambition and increasingly broad appeal of the company and its cars.

“The Stinger is the most powerful car that Kia has ever produced, while the new Picanto – one of the company’s best-selling models worldwide – makes a statement with a bold, modern design, new technologies, and best-in-class versatility. New plug-in hybrid versions of the Niro and Optima Sportswagon will help Kia achieve its 2020 target to improve fuel economy by 25% over 2014 levels.”

 

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