News: KIA TO LAUNCH STYLISH NEW CEED CROSSOVER

Kia have shared with MotorMartin recently how, from the very beginning of Ceed development 15 years ago, they have taken an open-minded approach to potential body styles. Many have been considered, and, in creating the all-new Ceed range, Kia have … Continue reading News: KIA TO LAUNCH STYLISH NEW CEED CROSSOVER

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News: KIA KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE WITH SPECIAL EDITION STONIC ‘MIXX’ AND PICANTO ‘WAVE’

Kia impressed with their versatile Stonic and sprightly Picanto last year so news of a couple of special editions bubbling to the surface in January is sure to be of interest to many of you out there. The following is … Continue reading News: KIA KICKS OFF THE NEW YEAR IN STYLE WITH SPECIAL EDITION STONIC ‘MIXX’ AND PICANTO ‘WAVE’

News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

Regular readers will of course be aware that MotorMartin likes the current range on offer from Kia Motors UK very much with, perhaps surprisingly, the diminutive Picanto GT-Line in particular offering a superb driving experience. News then of Kia’s latest offers was always going to cause a stir up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers due to the opening up of the range to a host of potential new buyers, good news indeed if you’re looking to update your fleet in the new year. We’ll leave it to Kia themselves to run you through the latest deals. Enjoy: For … Continue reading News: KIA STARTS 2019 WITH A WIDE RANGE OF OFFERS

News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

With all the great press the all new Stinger has received since launch, it’s come as no surprise to those of us up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that Kia’s super saloon has now been awarded ‘Sports Saloon of the Year’ by evo magazine. For those that don’t already know, twenty years after it first started, the evo Car of the Year test takes place over one week with six judges driving all competitors back-to-back to name each category winner. Stuart Gallagher, Editor at evo magazine commented to MotorMartin on the Stinger’s win: “The combination of grunt, just … Continue reading News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

News: SENSATIONAL KIA STINGER WINS NORTHERN GROUP CAR OF THE YEAR 2018

Kia have recently shared with MotorMartin the news that their impressive all-new Stinger, has been named Car of the Year by the Northern Group of Motor Writers. The Kia Stinger’s triumph continues its award success this year and adds a third win of the title for Kia, with the Picanto first receiving the honour in 2011 and the cee’d following suit the year after. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the members of the Northern Group were asked to vote for their favourite vehicles from a long-list of newly launched models. The list was cut down to the top five … Continue reading News: SENSATIONAL KIA STINGER WINS NORTHERN GROUP CAR OF THE YEAR 2018

News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

We loved the previous Ceed GT over here at MotorMartin Towers as it was a great looking, fun and practical hot hatch that was as good at the everyday as it was on those occasions when you could explore more of the Kia’s abilities. So when news arrived of the new GT on the #MotorMartinCarNews desk earlier today, it just had to be put straight out there for all to enjoy. The all-new Kia Ceed GT will be making its public debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show in October, alongside the all-new ProCeed GT. Highlights shared by Kia with … Continue reading News: KIA UNVEILS ALL-NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE CEED GT

Kia Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0: Shakermaker

And now we get to the Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0, a car that Kia expect to inject some youthful vim and vigour to their venerable city Car. Styling wise the ‘GT-Line’ is extremely successful from any angle you choose to mention. The newly highlighted and chrome surround front grille offers an aggressive new slant, as do the sports front and rear bumpers and side sills. There’s also the 16-inch alloy wheels, a sporting dual exhaust, privacy glass on the rear windows and tailgate, bi-function projection headlamp units, front fog lights, LED daytime running lamps and rear lights whilst a chrome belt … Continue reading Kia Picanto ‘GT-Line’ 1.0: Shakermaker