● High specification for new threedoor special edition
● Threedoor only with standard Titanium Silver metallic paintwork
● Manual and auto versions available with 1.25litre 84bhp engine
● Priced at £11,895 (manual) and £12,495 (auto)
● On sale now
Kia’s popular citycar Picanto range has been widened with a new highlyspecified special edition model –
the Picanto Quantum. Forming part of Kia’s ‘Originals’ range – a lineup of models with distinct
personalities that are changed at regular intervals along the lines of a fashion collection – the Quantum is
uniquely available in 3door guise but with the choice of a manual or automatic transmission.
Powered by a 1.25litre petrol engine, developing 84bhp at 6,000rpm and 120Nm torque at 4,000rpm, the
Picanto Quantum is finished in Titanium Silver metallic paintwork with premium black cloth interior
upholstery and sits alongside the existing Picanto ‘White’ in the ‘Originals’ programme.
Standard equipment includes 15inch fiveroundspoke alloy wheels, automatic air conditioning, a smart key
entry system with engine start/stop button, electric sliding and tilting sunroof, electrically folding, adjustable
and heated door mirrors with LED indicator lights, front foglights, a sixspeaker audio system, bodycoloured
side sill mouldings and automatic headlight control with ‘seeyouhome’ and ‘welcome’ lighting.
The Picanto Quantum also adds to its list of standard equipment with an ‘Urban Pack’ consisting of
reversing sensors, LED ambient interior lighting, a premium Supervision instrument cluster and an
illuminated driver’s side vanity mirror. There is also UV solar windscreen glass to reduce glare and UV light
in the cabin and privacy glass on the rear side windows and tailgate.
The Quantum manual version costs £11,895 and has a fivespeed gearbox. Its combined fuel economy is
62.8mpg with CO2 emissions of 106g/km. It has a top speed of 106mph and accelerates from 060mph in
The fourspeed Quantum automatic is priced at £12,495. Its fuel consumption and CO2 emissions figures
are 50.4mpg and 130g/km respectively, while the performance details are 060mph in 12.9 seconds and a
top speed of 101mph.
Both models benefit from an insurance rating in group 12, Kia’s industryleading fullytransferable seven year
warranty and are available with Kia’s inflationproof and fixed price Care3 servicing package for just £299.
The Picanto Quantum models are now available in showrooms.