It’s official, KIA has submitted to Stinger in our country, in fact it is the first country in Latin america to receive it. Will come in three versions and two offers of engine. Equipment pretty full and the desire of wanting to challenge a few titans in its segment.
Will move thanks to a motor of 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo that will deliver 250 hp and 260 lb-ft. In addition to the version top of range comes with an engine twin-turbo V6 3.3-liter, 365 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. Prices will range from the $564,900 and up to the $784,900.
A gran turismo Korean with an eye on the germans
The Stinger is based on the concept of the GT Concept of 2011.
Yesterday, during the presentation of the Stinger, KIA made it clear their intentions and who wants to put itself in a bind in the first place will be focused on to compete against the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and the Audi A5 Sportback.
As details, the more relevant we are to the feature grille “nose tiger” that manages to adapt well to the image of the self. that has several character lines that accentuate your figure. Another great detail are the air duct side, and fully functional for a better aerodynamics.
Finally, it is worth noting the distance between the axes of 2.9 m long, which provides a large interior space and is functional for driving, improving stability and cornering.
The interior has the eye well placed in the premium
The KIA Stinger is distinguished by having an interior with an attractive design and elegant, which is definitely not you would expect from a KIA, soft-touch materials on almost a 90% of the surfaces and contrasts that enhance their forms.
Will be equipped with seats in skin, depending on the version will have memories and heating. In turn, carries a touch-screen 8″ with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, audio system Harman/Kardon 15-speaker, head-up display, wireless charger, selector driving mode (five modes) and air conditioning, automatic triple-zone.
The interior can be ordered in black, black with red and black with white.
Designed to enjoy the way
The Stinger on sale in our country will be manufactured in Korea.
The KIA Stinger will move with an engine four-cylinder 2.0-liter that produces 250 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque to its versions basic and intermediate, to the more complete will offer a twin-turbo V6 3.3-liter that delivers 365 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque, both engines are connected to an automatic transmission of eight changes that will send the power to the rear axle.
KIA will maintain the schema of warranty of 7 years or 150,000 km, as well as offer extra protection for tires rims and theft of spare parts for the Stinger.
For 2.0-litre will achieve a 0 to 100 km/h in 6 seconds, while for the 3.3-litre will do it in in 4.9 seconds. The most powerful version enjoy disc brakes Brembo four-piston callipers at the front and two in back, in addition to suspension adjustable firmness and limited slip differential.
In terms of assists, take control of traction, stability, ABS brakes, wizard of ascent assist, rearview camera, camera 360 ° warning and blind spot monitoring.
KIA Stinger, prices in Mexico
EX – $574,900:
- Engine 2.0-liter 250-hp
- aluminum Wheels 18″
- Lighthouses and skulls LED
- electric Seats for passenger and driver
- Garment leather
- 7 air bags
- reverse Camera
- Air conditioning, triple zone
- Infotenimiento with 7″ touch screen audio and 6 speakers
- Box of instruments monochrome 3.5″
- Power on by button
- Selector of modes of operation
- System Start & Stop
GT Line 2.0-liter – $664,900
Adds about KIA Stinger EX:
- body Kit GT Line
- Memories for the driver’s seat
- adjustable steering Column, electrically
- sport steering Wheel, D-shape,
- steering Wheel, heated
- audio System Harman/Kardon 15-speaker
- Trunk electric opening
- Charger wireless for smartphone
- touch Screen 8″
- Cluster 7″color
- Alert blind spot
Stinger 3.3 liter – $784,900
Adds about Stinger GT Line 2.0:
- twin-turbo V6 of 3.3 liters and 365 hp
- aluminum Wheels 19″
- electronic Suspension
- limited slip Differential
- lights dynamics of rotation
- Garments in leather nappa
- seat Heating and rear ventilation, front
- proximity Sensors front
- Camera 360
- Head up display