The new Kia Stinger will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds

Kia Stinger

The Kia Stinger, camouflaged, in this new teaser video. Will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds.

Kia continues to unveil with eyedropper new details of its long-awaited hatchback of sporty cut and rear wheel drive. We refer to Kia Stinger. Although in its market, native, South Korea, will receive the denomination K8, in the vast majority of markets, this sedan will be dubbed the Stinger. The new model of Kia was anticipated in his day the Kia GT Concept, and now, we know that will be the quickest to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h ever created by the south Korean manufacturer.

The new Kia Stinger you’ll need only 5.1 seconds to reach 100 km/h from a standing start. The brand makes a special mention in this new video teaser on the power that emanates from the engine under the hood of the Stinger and on their effective traction. For the moment, Kia has not given specific details on the section mechanic, but our data indicate that, under your hood, there will be a gasoline engine V6 biturbo with 365 HP and 509 Nm of maximum torque.

Said block will be associated with a gearbox eight-speed automatic as well as a system of rear-wheel-drive as we have mentioned. Lately, some sources leave the door open to the possibility that Kia going to offer some option hybrid in the range, although by the time it is better to be cautious in this aspect and wait for a while to get out of doubts. Despite this, the possibility is there. To be in line with the Genesis G70 (make use of the same mechanical platform).

Kia Stinger

filtered Image of the Kia Stinger in the factory of the brand in South Korea.

Within the range of Kia, the new Stinger (K8 in South Korea) will be a step above the Kia Cadenza and below the Kia K900. His name is not something new, since a few years ago, during the last Detroit motor show 2014, the brand used that name in the Kia GT4 Stinger Concept. However, your design, image, and concept, emanates from the Kia GT Concept.

To date we have managed to hunt down on numerous occasions to the Kia Stinger, but thanks to an image leaked recently from the factory of Kia in South Korea, we have been able to discover part of your design.

┬┐Come to Europe? The truth is that its launch is a mystery to this day. In addition, in South Korea, all indicate that it will also be marketed in the united States. And although on more than one occasion we have had access to reports of its launch in the old continent, we must wait to know if it will be available or not in Western Europe. It is clear that in these parts you will have to face many sedans sports.

Video teaser of the Kia Stinger 2018.