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The latest Kia flagship, Kia Stinger GTS is unlike any other sports car. Its smooth and elegant design gives it a distinct look. It has a rear wheel drive, which is the first produced by the Korean Company. Kia Stinger also has breathtaking interior features. Let us have a look at the specs and features of the car:

Release Date and Pricing:

The Kia Company hasn’t given the official release date of Kia Stinger GTS. However, there are rumors that the car will be exhibited in the summer of 2019.

The MSRP model of Kia Stinger costs around $33000. However, the GTS model ranges from $50,000 to $53000. Once the car is released, it would compete with Audi A5 Sportback and BMW 3-Series.

Engine and Performance:

The Kia Stinger GTS is available in two different engines, which are present along with rear or all-wheel drive. There is the powerful twin-turbo V-6 engine, which delivers brilliant performance. The car also has an entry-level 2.0-liter powertrain. The eight-speed automatic is present in every GTS Stinger, which gives it a lightning quick speed.

The Stinger delivers good straight-line speed. It runs well at normal speed. However, once you increase the speed, its performance becomes lower than its competitors. The rear suspension also gives good results but creates problems sometimes. That’s why the car has powerful Brembo brakes, which fit in a nice manner with high sedans. Kia Stinger wouldn’t have been that much impressive if it didn’t have all-season tires and Brembo brakes.

Exterior:

When you examine the exterior of the Kia Stinger GTS, it doesn’t disappoint. The Kia manufacturers concentrated on perfecting the Stinger stance with aggressive proportions. The car has amazing LED headlights, which have jewel-like LED signals.

The car also has a fast silhouette, which has a long hood with windshield, which gives the appearance of motion even when the car is still. Kia’s signature nose grille is present at the front, which adds to the car’s magnificence. The car also has aggressive rear fenders. This beautiful design is the main attraction of the Kia Stinger GTS.

Interior:

On the inside, Kia delivers even more surprises. There is no bad odor from the plastics, which is common with other Kia models. When you sit in the driver’s seat, you will notice that it can be moved quite low. The car has cooled front seats and heated rear seats. It also contains a 7.0-inch screen, which shows the temperatures, map directions, and navigation.

An 8.0-inch touchscreen is present on the dash. It contains amazing features, like Bluetooth and speed camera warnings. It also contains about 15 hi-fi speakers. However, it is a bit out of easy reach. This is done so that the driver doesn’t get distracted from driving by pressing the menu repeatedly. The Company has introduced this aspect keeping in view the safety of the driver.

The material of the car is silver plastic and aluminum but lacks the classiness of Jaguar or BMW. The rear of the car has a decent leg and knee room. There is also more headroom as compared to previous Kia Models.

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Safety and Warranty:

The Kia Company hasn’t tested the car for any crash tests yet. However, it is generally considered safe. It has a blind-spot monitor and cross-traffic alert. The car also gives collision warnings. The emergency braking system is also present along with the lane departure feature. However, Stinger GTS doesn’t have rear braking and a self-parking system.

Regarding the warranty, Kia offers the following two kinds of warranty on its latest model:

  • 5 years of 60,000 miles limited warranty
  • A powertrain warranty of 10 years up to 100,000 miles

Verdict:

Kia Stinger GTS is truly a dream come true for all the sports car lovers. Its powerful engine along with its safety features make Kia Stinger GTS one of the most reliable sports cars of 2019.