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Kia launches the ‘Provo’ car – in orange (Northern Irish orders rocket)

by | 5th, March 2013

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HATS off to Kia, whose Provo car is available in orange. It aims to seduce both sides of the North Irish sectarian divide. Not everyone is pleased:

“Lawmakers from Northern Ireland formally appealed Tuesday for the South Korean carmaker to junk the name of its planned super-mini sports coupe because “Provo” is the nickname for the dominant branch of the outlawed Irish Republican Army, the Provisional IRA.”

Also available with black and tan interiors…



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