At the Madrid Motor Show this week, Kia is showing off its latest entry in the low CO2 derby with the eco_cee'd hatchback. With power coming from 1.6L diesel that automatically shuts off whenever the vehicle is not in motion, the oddly named eco_cee'd is claimed to improve the standard cee'ds 50mpg (U.S.) to 60.3mpg (U.S.). The new variant also goes from a 5 to 6 speed gearbox, adds low rolling resistance tires and the usual array of aero tweaks that get added to such low carbon specials. So far
Madrid Auto Show
Well, we can't say it looks a whole lot better in person than it did in the design sketches we posted earlier. Our man in Madrid, Alberto has graced us with a smattering of photos from his trip to the Madrid Auto Show for Autoblog Spanish. We'd recommend clicking out the site, where you can find more photos, including hi-res shots for your viewing pleasure.
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