It is definitely the large baby-boom in the category of SUV in the city. A week after the presentation of the cousin Hyundai Kona, it is the Kia Stonic, who has the honors of the world press. A revelation during which you will discover our first images, live, tomorrow in the early afternoon.
Edit 19/06/2017 18h25 : due to the cancellation of a first flight to get to Amsterdam and the report on another later, this live will probably be conducted on or about 16 hours instead of early in the afternoon…
The builders are all given the word. In a few months, are in effect not less than five SUV/crossover in the city that have been or will be disclosed. Citroën C3 Aircross, Hyundai Kona, Volkswagen T-Roc or Seat Arona complement a market dominated in France by the Peugeot 2008 and the Renault Captur.
You will have understood, the Stonic (contraction of Speedy and Tonic) is a cousin technique of Hyundai Kona, the Korean group has any interest to decline his offer small-SUV in its two brands. So don’t be surprised of similarities in the proportions, some elements or listing of equipment. The Stonic on the other hand will seem a bit more wise to the level of the design.
After the presentation to the press, it will be presented to the general public at the Frankfurt motor show and on sale in the third quarter of 2017. And if it is as promising on paper than the Kona, that you could discover the last week, it could end up on the lists of future buyers.
In all cases, we will be looking for you a few pictures of the car, in direct presentation, which will take place in Amsterdam tomorrow, Tuesday, June 20, in the middle of the afternoon.