Presentation of sedan Kia Stinger took place in early 2017 as part of the Detroit auto show. It should be noted that the car will be available under several different names.
Thus, in the South Korean market, the novelty will be sold under the name K8, and in North America – Stinger GT.
Appearance of the novelty is very stylish, modern and aggressive, vaguely reminiscent of the Audi A7 Sportbek design. Particularly noticeable is similarity in the shape of the body and the vehicle proportions. Silhouette of Korean novelty attracts attention with the smoothness of forms and excellent aerodynamics.
It is characterized by a long hood line, sloping dome-shaped roof, compact rear, wide wheel arches, and 19-inch alloy wheels with original stylish design.
In the front part of the body its design continues the trend of the latest innovations of the brand. The radiator grille has the original shape of the so-called “tiger nose”. Headlamps are compact and have modern LED filling.
A dynamic appearance of Stinger is added by large front bumper with a sporty air intake and decorative chrome elements.
Rear boot lid is characterized by a compact trunk lid, slightly smoked lights, sporty spoiler, and chrome lining on the exhaust pipes.
The interior design of the novelty contains high-quality natural and synthetic materials. Driver and passenger seats have a high level of comfort, thanks to a convenient anatomical shape, bright pronounced lateral support, as well as the functions of heating and ventilation. By the way, these same features are available for the second-row seats.
The car is equipped with a highly informative instrument panel with analogue dials and modern on-board computer. At the top of the center console is a 7-inch head unit display. All controls are conveniently located in the passenger compartment.
The car is equipped with the latest entertainment system with 15 speakers, providing excellent sound quality. In addition, the plant has additional functions such as navigation, interaction with mobile gadgets, rear view camera, etc. Other systems, providing comfort in the vehicle interior include full power accessories, dual-zone climate control, electronic parking brake.
Traffic safety is controlled by modern systems, including control of tiering motion, adaptive cruise control, parking assistant, choice of different driving modes.
In the spring of 2017 the car will appear in the mass sales in South America, in the North American market the novelty will go on sale closer to the beginning of autumn 2017. Presumably, the cost of new items will be from 36 thousand dollars for the basic version.