During the Geneva Motor Show will have occasion to meet the Kia Spotspace, a family in prototype form that serves to advance the coming Kia Optima. But much more real and close will be the new Kia Cee’d GT Line . Following the trend of other brands, Koreans launch a series of elements that resemble the aesthetics of the Kia Cee’d conventional pro_cee’d GT, sport compact variant.
In addition to presenting this new line of equipment, the brand also introduced into the Cee’d range for new 1.0 T-GDI engine, improvements in diesel engines and automatic gearbox double clutch seven speeds. The engine is a small three-cylinder equipped with technologies such as Stop & amp; Start and direct injection to reduce consumption.
The new specification will sporty look available in three body styles range Cee’d (three-door, five-door and wagon). Cosmetic changes are obvious and try to resemble the more normal the pro_cee’d GT, which is the authentic versions Sports range. The main changes are in some new front bumper , with a more aggressive design on the bottom and daytime LED lights placed on the fog.
On the back of the bumper adopts a more sporty and features a diffuser and dual exhaust outlets. Other elements of the sporty GT Line models are the sills, the LED taillights and alloy wheels 17 inches . Inside have a gray and black upholstery with gray stitching, GT Line logos, piano black trim, aluminum pedals, aluminum start button and small chrome accents.
1.0 T-GDI and diesel engines more powerful
The motor 1.0 T-GDI is not new to us. We first met with the Hyundai i20. In the Kia Cee’d this interesting propellant delivered 120 horsepower and 172 Nm of torque motor. It has been developed to offer lower consumption and atmospheric emissions to 1.6 GDi engine that could replace (not confirmed). This engine will progressively more models of the Kia range. The change is manual six relationships.
The diesel engines also receive an update, specifically more powerful 1.6 CRDi now increases its power from 128 up to 133 horses and torque from 265 to 285 Nm. A slightly lower consumption is expected once the approval process is complete. This enhancement will be available in GT Line, but do not know if in the rest of the range. In the GT Line this engine will be associated with automatic dual clutch of new development, which has seven-speed automatic transmission replaces a torque converter six relations.
The Kia Cee’d GT Line is scheduled to arrive on the market in the last quarter of 2015 .
Source – Kia
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