Kia introduces its new Soul Shaker

Kia introduces its new Soul Shaker

The Soul Shaker has joined Kia's range of fashion-inspired models, the Soul Originals.

The new model is based on the Soul 2, but comes with a whole host of added extras and unique design features, and sits alongside the Soul Quantum and Soul Inferno in the range.

The Soul Shaker will come in petrol and diesel versions, with the option of pairing the diesel engine with an automatic gear box.

The car comes with 18-inch alloy wheels and a 'Vanilla Shake' (creamy off-white) or Quartz Black metallic paint job.

Inside it features 'Houndstooth' pattern upholstery and beige surfaces, along with a leather-trimmed steering wheel and gear stick, steering wheel mounted audio and telephone controls, and an electric sunroof.

Other features include iPod and Bluetooth connectivity, air conditioning, LED daytime running lights, LED rear combination lamps and a reversing camera.

The 1.6-litre petrol version will cost £15,295, £1,395 less than the £16,690 1.6-litre diesel version, which is also available as an automatic for £17,795.

The GDi petrol produces 138bhp and accelerates from 0 to 62mph in 10 seconds, while the 126bhp CRDi diesel takes 10.3 seconds.

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