Because Switzerland is the home of all things small and precise, Kia will unveil its redone Rio there next month, aiming to take on the Fiestas and Yaris-es of the world in the new class of small cars you can buy even if you're not a 16-year-old girl or a 36-year-old failure.

While the U.S. version will get a 138-hp four for motivation, Kia is promising European customers a 1.2-liter turbo direct injection unit at some point in 2012. We'd like our kimchi spicy.