KIA Stinger: the new sports sedan the Korean is presented in Automobile Barcelona


The new KIA Stinger has been developed on the Nürburgring.

The Hall of Barcelona or Automobile Barcelona 2017 has been the appointment chosen by the hyundai brand to be officially launched in Spain the new KIA Stinger, the launch of the year of the brand and was unveiled at the last Detroit Auto show 2017, celebrated the past month of January.

Developed in the image and likeness of the KIA GT Concept from 2011, this is positioned as the model flagship of the range in multiple markets. For price and performance don’t have too many rivals in the market because it has a size that places it between the current BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe and 6 Series Gran Coupe, although the KIA should enjoy a slightly lower rate than the models of the signature of Munich.

Its development has taken place in Europe, in the facilities of the hyundai brand in Frankfurt, a city in which was revealed the prototype in 2011, and to the dynamic level has been set to point in the layout of the Nürburgring. Their potential should be matched with a high level of performance and dynamism.


Moments before the official presentation in our country.

The Stinger has a rigid frame made mostly with high-strength steels, according to the mark in his presentation the 55 percent of the chassis is created with these materials. The rack is complete with suspension type McPherson strut on the front axle, while the rear uses a schematic multi-link. suspensions are adaptable through the system Dynamic Stability Damping Control, which works in coordination with the selector driving modes. This has 5 modes of operation.

In the section mechanical there are two options of petrol and diesel. While diesel is a block 2.2 CRDi which has 200 HP and 440 Nm, in the chapter of gasoline, we find a 4-cylinder 2.0-liter that delivers 259 HP (255 hp) and 353 Nm of torque, plus a V6 3.3-liter twin-turbo 370 HP (365 hp) and 510 Nm that will encourage the release Stinger GT. The petrol versions will have larger wheels than the diesel.

The commercial launch of the range Stinger will be at the end of this
, with the option of automatic transmission of 8 relations, and the possibility
rear-wheel drive or total.