TG Awards 2011: bargain car of the year
The Kia Picanto is a small car with a lot to shout about...
Posted: 26 Dec 2011
...shut the door and turn the key. The little green Kia is a bubble of sanity among the strangeness, weaving through the neon backstreets of its home city. This is the Picanto, our Bargain Car of the Year, a fluorescent metaphor for South Korea's journey from the havoc of wartime to economic enormity.
Words: Dan Read
Photos: Justin Leighton
This is an excerpt from an article published in the awards issue of Top Gear magazine, on sale now