Road Test Review – 2018 Kia Stinger GT (RWD) – By Carl Malek

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Road Test Review – 2018 Kia Stinger AWD 2.0T – By Carl Malek

It’s no secret that Kia has undergone a transformation the past few years. Once known for making products that were cheap and not much else, the Korean car brand has now embraced a fresh new wave of substance, thanks to models such as the Optima, and the flagship K900 sedans. The newest member of the family is the 2018 Kia Stinger, which aims to compete with the best that Europe has to offer. But can the Stinger hold its own against benchmarks like the BMW 3-Series and the Mercedes C-Class? or does it lack the venom needed to make a statement in one of the few segments not affected by the rise in crossover demand? At first glance, it appears that the Stinger has the aesthetic goods to backup its ambitious goals. This is a bold Kia, and while our four cylinder equipped tester is NOT a range topping GT …

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2018 KIA Stinger GT – 365HP Turbo Fastback Bows in Detroit

All turbo engines, all designed and honed in Germany, and on its way from KIA!? Get used to a very upgraded Kia in the coming years as it makes a name for itself rivaling BMW.  And Audi, and Alfa-Romeo.  And Mercedes-AMG?! At least, that is the goal. A rear-drive stance and four-door-coupe looks are standard on the new Stinger, even if it is actually front-drive with AWD available. The cabin is very Benz-like in look and feel, while the exterior blends much of the hyper-rounded but aggressive detailing of the new Alfa Guilia Quadifolio. The width of the machine and its proportions are the dead giveaways that the Stinger shares little or nothing with the Optima below it or the K900 above. We salute Kia’s new sporty emphasis in their designs and handling.  Look for this car in showrooms around September of 2017 as a 2018 modelyear. 2018 KIA Stinger …

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