Kia is bringing its all new Rio subcompact to the Geneva Motor Show in the beginning of March. The latest car boasts a far slicker exterior design than the current Rio, and brings it in line with the rest of the South Korean company passenger model range.
Kia only released exterior photos, but say that for its interior, it will deliver a high level of quality previously associated with larger models.
Soon-Nam Lee, Director of Overseas Marketing for Kia, commented: “This new model is a big step forward. The Rio has always been successful, and with this new incarnation we have a car that people will want to buy for its looks.”
The new Rio will go on sale in Europe as a 5-door model this fall.
If RoboCop rode bikes, he would probably want this in his garage. This concept "Voxan Wattman" bike is like a mini tank on two wheels. The battery-powered beast can
re-charge its 12.8kWh juice pack in 30 minutes and has the power of a
1000cc motorcycle. This supposedly will allow the bike to hit 0-60mph in less than 3.4 seconds and reach a top speed of over 100mph. Here's hoping the bike comes with body armor, because crashing at that speed would probably smash you to smithereens. Read more
McLaren Special Operations has unveiled a new concept car based on the McLaren 12C coupe. The concept sports a series of bespoke features including a revised bonnet, front wing lourves, rear wing vents, a unique Airbrake and a new roof featuring an integrated snorkel channeling air to the engine. Read more