2014 Kia Soul Euro-spec introduced in Frankfurt image

Kia has recently unveiled the European version of the Soul during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in a premiere.

After pulling the wraps off the second generation of the Soul in U.S.-spec configuration, the South Korean based automaker has decided that the best place to unveil the model which will take on the Old Continent is the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. The noticeable highlights can be seen in the headlights, in the front bumper’s lower area and in the fog light surrounds.

The 2014 Kia Soul aimed towards Europe is based on the second generation of the Cee’d hatchback and overall length has increased to 4,140 mm, from 4,120 mm, the wheelbase has been stretched by 20 mm too, standing at 2,570 mm, and this has improve the front legroom by 20 mm and the rear legroom by 5 mm. The new Kia Soul is powered by 1.6 liter GDi gasoline and CRDi diesel engine, mated to wither a six-speed manual or an automatic transmission.

The model in question is scheduled to go on sale in Europe next year, when it will come with 11 exterior paint schemes, 3 colors for the roof and 8 alloy wheel choices, varying from 16- to 18-inch. More details on the model are limited for the moment and will probably be announced over the following months, close to its launch in Europe.