SOURCE: Kia Motors Corporation
High Performance Kia Pro_Cee'd GT and Cee'd GT Models Set for Mid-2013 Launch
The two new GT models will be powered by a new version of Kia's 1.6-litre GDI (gasoline direct injection) engine, equipped with a twin-scroll turbocharger and strengthened internal components. Power and torque outputs are dramatically increased. Maximum power is 204 ps, up 51% over the non-turbo engine, with torque up 61% to 265 Nm.
Fitted with a six-speed manual gearbox, the new models' performance targets include 0 to 100 kph acceleration in just 7.9 seconds.