Kia Stinger News

  • 2024 Kia Stinger Tribute Edition

    The Kia Stinger hatchback finally bows out after 2024.

  • 2024 Kia Stinger Tribute Edition
    Kia Stinger to bow out soon with Tribute Edition

    The Kia Stinger is on its way out but its performance ethos will continue in Kia's range of GT-badged cars.

  • 2022 Kia Stinger GT-Line RWD
    Review: 2022 Kia Stinger delivers performance value in a comfortable package

    The 2022 Kia Stinger adds more power and features while still remaining a value for enthusiasts.

  • Kia Stinger GT-C concept by City Kia
    A Kia Stinger convertible exists and it's wild

    A Florida Kia dealership commissioned a Kia Stinger convertible conversion that's SEMA worthy.

  • Kia Stinger GT420 concept
    Kia Stinger GT420 shows track potential of Korean sport sedan

    Tuning of the Stinger's twin-turbo V-6 has seen output rise to 422 horsepower in the GT420.

  • 2020 Kia Stinger GTS
    2020 Kia Stinger GTS skips training wheels, shreds its tires instead

    The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS will be the first car from the automaker that can fully disable its traction and stability control systems for smoky slides.

  • 2019 Kia Stinger GTS, 2019 New York International Auto Show

    The Kia Stinger's arrival two years ago vaulted the South Korean automaker into the performance realm with its potent turbocharged engine and capable chassis partly developed at the Nürburgring Nodrschleife. The 2020 Kia Stinger GTS that arrived Wednesday at the 2019 New York International Auto Show promises to cement the automaker's status as a competitor to high-minded German performance stalwarts. With the Stinger GTS, Kia adds heady driveline hardware to challenge super sedans from across the globe. The 2020 Stinger GTS will offer an all-wheel-drive system developed by Albert...

  • Custom 2020 Kia Tellurides for 2018 SEMA show
    Kia brings custom Telluride SUVs, new Forte GT to 2018 SEMA show

    Kia has a full-size SUV headed to showrooms early next year in the form of the recently revealed 2020 Telluride. The Korean firm doesn't want you to miss it, which is why it's brought five of the SUVs to this week's 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas. One of the five is the example developed with fashion...

  • Custom 2019 Kia Stinger GT debuting at 2018 SEMA show
    Kia readies custom K900, Stinger for 2018 SEMA show

    Kia is packed and ready for Las Vegas. The automaker is bringing a pair of its sedans along for the trip to the city's SEMA show. A Stinger GT and K900 have been modified and prepped to be shown off to the throngs of visitors at the annual show which caters to the aftermarket. The Stinger is likely...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger, 2017 Seoul auto show
    Kia recalls Sunset Yellow Stingers to respray cracked paint

    Owners of Sunset Yellow Kia Stingers at this point are likely aware of chipping and cracking paint finishes, and the brand has acknowledged the problem and will remedy the situation. First reported by Australian publication Car Advice last month, Kia confirmed it will recall all Stingers finished...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    Living with the 2018 Kia Stinger GT: the good and the bad

    It took years for Americans to embrace Japanese performance cars and the different philosophy behind them. If the 2018 Kia Stinger GT is any indication, it won't take South Korea nearly as long to gain a foothold with American performance shoppers. That's because there's something intrinsically...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    Kia product boss hints at additional Stinger variants in the future

    The Kia Stinger is a new kid on the sport sedan block, but the brand has plans to keep the fastback fresh throughout its lifecycle. Orth Hendrick, Kia North America product planner, told AutoGuide in a Tuesday report that various new models may be in the cards. They could include a...

  • 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica

    The 2019 Kia Stinger GT Atlantica pushes the luxury sport hatchback a bit further upscale. Ahead the Stinger's sophomore year, Kia unveiled Tuesday in Colorado a limited edition package that dons the five-door hatchback with a special blue exterior paint shade and a coffee-colored interior. Just 500 examples of the 2019 Stinger Atlantica will be built, each swathed in a unique Deep Chroma Blue exterior and an espresso brown nappa leather interior. Other Atlantica exclusives include a surround-view monitor, a suede-like headliner, a wireless charging pad, and a special 19-inch wheel design...

  • Forza Motorsport 7 Bugatti Chiron
    You can now pick between a Chiron or Ram Power Wagon in Forza Motorsport 7

    Let's get one thing straight: you're (probably) never going to drive a Bugatti Chiron. At least not in real life. Now, however, you can pilot one in the Forza Motorsport 7 video game. The French multi-million-dollar road missile is part of a new downloadable pack of cars that's just made its way...

  • Steven Tyler in Kia Stinger Super Bowl 52 ad
    Steven Tyler turns the Kia Stinger into a time machine in Super Bowl 52 spot

    Kia wants Super Bowl 52 viewers to reconsider the concept of youth as simply a state of mind in its minute-long ad spot featuring Aerosmith's Steven Tyler. Starring alongside Tyler is the Kia Stinger, and the brand portrays the sport sedan as the vehicular tool to rediscover youth. In the ad, Tyler...

  • Kia opening Stinger Salons
    Experience the Kia Stinger in an interactive shopping salon

    Kia wants the world to know all about its new Stinger sedan. It's a vehicle that could help Kia reach more folks and have them far more interested in what the Korean automaker has to offer. A 365-horsepower sporting 4-door tends to do that. Kia wants to get the car in front of as many people as...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    2018 Kia Stinger video road test

    You're not alone in scratching your head at the idea of a high-performance Kia, especially one that looks as good as the 2018 Stinger. One look through the spec sheet should get your attention: a choice of turbo-4 and twin-turbo V-6 engines, rear- or all-wheel drive, and an 8-speed automatic...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    2018 Kia Stinger priced from $32,800, V-6-powered Stinger GT from $39,250

    Kia’s Stinger sport sedan offers plenty of performance and style. Now you can add value, too, as the Korean brand has confirmed a starting price for the 2018 Stinger of just $32,800, including destination. The starting price nets you a Stinger equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4...

  • Kia Stinger Wide Body by West Coast Customs, 2017 SEMA show

    Kia has just taken the covers off one very sexy Stinger sedan. The car made its debut on Tuesday at the 2017 SEMA show where a handful of tuning firms showed off potential upgrades for the car. Courtesy of the folks at West Coast Customs, this particular Stinger has donned some irresistibly wide haunches. Adding to the toughness is lowered suspension, gloss black accents, a complete body kit crafted from carbon fiber, squared-off exhaust tips, and a set of 21-inch forged alloys wrapped in some very wide rubber. Inside, the custom Stinger includes blue leather seat piping, a distinct...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy 2018 nominee: Kia Stinger GT

    Kia is taking on giants with the Stinger. Priced below a BMW 3-Series and sized like a Lexus GS, the Stinger is aimed squarely at European sport sedans, and it has the European roots to back it up. Penned by former Audi design boss Peter Schreyer and developed by the former head of BMW M...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger GT
    2018 Kia Stinger first drive review: an upscale, sporty bargain

    Along its journey from builder of cheap but reliable transportation to budding luxury market player, Hyundai-Kia’s strategy has been “if you can’t beat them, join ‘em.” Or more appropriately, have them join you. When its cars looked like poor imitations of melting...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger
    V-8-powered Kia Stinger in the works?

    Kia impressed, and likely shocked, many when it unveiled the Stinger, a rear-wheel-drive sport sedan that boasts specs not normally associated with the Korean brand. The shock factor arises from the fact that Kia went with a sport sedan at all when automakers are cashing in on the crossover craze...

  • Kia Stinger GT shares its exhaust noise
    Here's what the 2018 Kia Stinger's exhaust sounds like

    Kia is building out quite the lineup as of late. Cars like the Rio, Niro and Soul Turbo are all competent offerings for their respective classes, but it's a different vehicle that has us abuzz: a sporty sedan wearing the name tag Stinger is the one we're itching to get our hands on. That's because...

  • 2018 Kia Stinger cold-weather testing
    Watch the 2018 Kia Stinger hit the snow

    Kia stunned us with its Stinger at the 2017 Detroit auto show. Now we get to see the sexy sports sedan playing in the snow. Engineers are still fine-tuning the car ahead of its market launch late in 2017, and part of that fine-tuning involved taking prototypes onto a frozen lakebed in Sweden. There...

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