An alleged design rendering of the next generation 2013 Kia cee'd has shown up on a suspicious car shipping guide site brilliantly named carshippingcompanies.com.

An alleged design rendering of the next generation 2013 Kia cee'd has shown up on a suspicious car shipping guide site brilliantly named carshippingcompanies.com.

Like the crying statue of the Virgin Mary in an Ohio library, validation comes from a known WCF tipster who says the info was sent to him from the administrator of the aforementioned site who in turn received it from "a friend of ours who works at Kia Motors Europe." Yeah, we know, hardly substantial (e.g. heard it from my uncle's cousin's best friend's ferret trainer).

Nonetheless, the Kia insider also states a hot hatch cee'd with an all-new 1.6L GDI turbo engine producing 250 PS (246 bhp / 183 kW) is also in the pipeline to compete with the Volkswagen GTI, Opel Astra VXR and Ford Focus RS.

So, for now we're putting this in the "forget about it" file and moving right along. However, if it should turn out to be true, we'll be happy to say we told you so!

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