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Kia UK Introduces Special Edition ‘Shadow’ Models for Picanto, Stonic, and Sportage

Exclusive Styling and Enhanced Features Highlight Kia’s Latest Offerings

June 03, 2024 – Kia UK has announced the launch of its special edition ‘Shadow’ models for the new Picanto, Stonic, and Sportage, adding unique styling and features to the already comprehensive ‘3’ specification models. Available for retail sales starting today, the new ‘Shadow’ editions offer exclusive interior colors and premium paint options, further enhancing Kia’s popular line-up.

Picanto ‘Shadow’: Celebrating 20 Years in the UK

Marking its 20th anniversary in the UK, the Picanto ‘Shadow’ offers an enhanced version of the well-loved small car. For an additional £500 over the ‘3’ model, the Picanto ‘Shadow’ includes:

  • 1.2-litre, 77bhp engine with manual and Automated Manual (AMT) transmissions
  • Adventurous Green interior
  • Premium paint options: Adventurous Green, Astro Grey, and Midnight Black
  • On-the-road price: £18,045 (manual), £18,745 (AMT)

The Picanto, with over 250,000 lifetime sales in the UK, holds a 22% share of the A-segment in 2024, demonstrating Kia’s commitment to the small-car market.

Stonic ‘Shadow’: Enhanced B-Segment SUV

Building on the success of its last special edition in 2022, the Stonic ‘Shadow’ adds distinctive features to the popular B-segment SUV. In addition to the ‘3’ model, the ‘Shadow’ includes:

  • Unique 17-inch grey alloys
  • Premium paint options: Midnight Black, Astro Grey, and Smokey Blue (new to the Stonic range)
  • Blue interior pack with contrast stitching and blue elements
  • On-the-road price: £22,995 (manual), £23,995 (DCT)

Sportage ‘Shadow’: Exclusive Hybrid Enhancements

As the third best-selling car in the UK in Q1 2024, the Sportage ‘Shadow’ is available exclusively for hybrid models. This edition offers:

  • Midnight Green interior pack
  • Gloss black window and spoiler trim
  • Dark chrome finish on the front, rear, side, and skid plate
  • Premium paint options: Experience Green, Phantom Black, and Wolf Grey (new and exclusive)
  • On-the-road price: £36,485

The Sportage remains Kia’s most popular vehicle in Europe and globally, known for its versatility with low-emitting petrol, hybrid, and plug-in hybrid powertrains.

Availability and Warranty

All ‘Shadow’ models are available for order starting today, with the first deliveries expected later in 2024. As with all new Kia models, the Picanto, Stonic, and Sportage ‘Shadow’ editions come with Kia’s renowned seven-year/100,000-mile warranty.

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