Kia at the 81st Salon International de l'Auto Geneva

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

  • Pre-show unveiling of all-new Picanto and all-new Rio
  • Press Conference at 1545hrs Tuesday 1 March, 2011
  • Full information at from 8am GMT Tuesday 1 March

Kia Motors is set to unveil its most significant new cars of the decade at this year's Geneva Motor Show on Tuesday 1 March.

Competing in the massive A and B segments in Europe's fierce new car market the all new Picanto and the all-new Rio will be revealed at 1545hrs on Kia's stand in Hall 6. For those journalists making the trip to Geneva there is a chance to get a pre-show glimpse of these stunning new products at the Hotel Intercontinental in the city centre at 1800hrs on the evening of Monday 28 February.

Kia's all-new turbocharged Kappa engine will also be unveiled at the show.

Throughout Press Day Kia's Press team of Stephen Kitson, Sara Drummond-Bell and Matthew Bendall will be on the stand to meet UK media and co-ordinate interview requests. Michael Cole, Managing Director will also be in attendance.

Full information on all Kia's Geneva stars and pictures of Picanto and Rio will be available at the media site - - from 8am GMT on Tuesday 1 March.


For further information on Kia, please visit or contact:

Stephen Kitson           

Communications Director


+44 7795 011936




Matthew Bendall

Press Officer


+44 7747 149149




Sara Drummond-Bell  

Press Officer (Press Fleet)


+44 7919 482332



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