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Kia Introduces 2018 Stinger Sedan

January 12, 2017

Photo of 2018 Stinger courtesy of Kia Motors.
Photo of 2018 Stinger courtesy of Kia Motors.

Kia Motors revealed its 2018 Stinger sports sedan at the Detroit auto show that appears to take aim at German luxury rivals that aim for performance-oriented driving.

The Stinger is powered by a standard 2.0L turbocahrged four-cylinder engine (Theta II) that makes 255 hp and 260 lb.-ft. of peak torque. An available 3.3L twin-turbo V-6 (Lambda II) will make 365 hp and 376 lb.-ft. of torque.

The Stinger delivers power through an 8-speed automatic transmission to a rear-wheel drive powertrain.

Kia hired Albert Biermann from BWM in December of 2014. Biermann was the BMW M vice president of engineering, and considered BMW's top tuner.

The Stinger will go on sale in late 2017.

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