Kia has released first image of the all-new Cee'd model for Europe which is scheduled to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

Kia has released first image of the all-new Cee'd model for Europe which is scheduled to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.

The second generation five-door hatch model, which shares its platform with the Hyundai i30, shows styling that is bit more mature yet sporty.

Kia says the Cee'd features details like chrome framed windows and distinctive character lines on the bonnet while an ergonomic driver oriented dashboard and refined materials are found inside.

It is speculatated that the Cee'd will receive the new 1.6L GDI turbo engine producing 201 hp (150 kW) that was recently announced in the Hyundai Veloster turbo to compete with the Volkswagen GTI.

The new Cee'd will be launched in Europe from second quarter 2012.

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