Kia has announced plans to offer a Soul Shaker edition in the United Kingdom. It features unique upholstery and an exclusive Vanilla Shake exterior.

Kia has announced plans to offer a Soul Shaker edition in the United Kingdom.

Set to be sold alongside the Soul Quantum and Soul Inferno, the Shaker is distinguished by a Vanilla Shake or Quartz Black metallic exterior with 18-inch alloy wheels.

Interior changes are limited, but the model comes nicely equipped with "Houndstooth" cloth seats, a sunroof and an automatically-dimming rear view mirror. There's also air conditioning, steering wheel-mounted controls and Bluetooth/iPod connectivity.

Under the hood, two engines are available. The 1.6-liter CRD engine produces 126 bhp (94 kW) and 192 lb-ft (260 Nm) of torque, while the 1.6-liter GDI engine develops 138 bhp (103 kW) and 122 lb-ft (165 Nm) of torque. With the latter engine, the model accelerates from 0-60 mph in ten seconds and has a top speed of 112 mph (180 mph).

The Soul Shaker is currently on sale and pricing starts at £15,295 (OTR).

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