With sales of mainstream executive cars still declining, the Kia Optima has been axed in the UK, and the Stinger sports sedan reduced to one powertrain.
Kia UK decided to turn its pre-production Stinger – used for dealer roadshows, photo shoots and testing – into lighter, more powerful track car.
Kia UK turned its first Stinger prototype car into GT420 track car with a roll cage, and a 3.3L twin turbo V6 with 315kW (422hp) and 560Nm (413 lb-ft).
The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS is a limited edition model of just 800 cars, and is available with a 3.3L twin-turbo V6 and a new dynamic AWD system.
The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS is a limited edition model with a 3.3L twin turbo V6, and a new optional AWD system with RWD like drift mode.
Developed from the Kia GT concept and tuned by Albert Biermann previously of BMW, the Kia Stinger is a RWD sports liftback with an optional twin-turbo V6.
The 2018 Kia Stinger is a RWD fastback sedan with hot looks, an 8-speed auto, a 255hp (190kW) 2-liter turbo I4 or a 365hp (272kW) 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6.
The Kia GT4 Stinger is a concept car coupe with a RWD platform, and a 2-liter turbocharged direct injection 4-cylinder with 235kW (315hp).