Performance-Tuned 2018 Kia Stinger Set to Hit the Road in Late 2017

By Product Expert | Posted in Kia News, Kia Stinger on Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 10:34 pm

2018 Kia Stinger Release Date and Design Specs

Industry-leading quality and reliability are hallmarks of the Kia brand that have led to a faithful following in the automotive industry. At the 2017 Detroit Auto Show, Kia-brand quality and reliability take a backseat to performance and style with the debut of the 2018 Kia Stinger fastback sports sedan. Tailor-made for performance enthusiasts, the Kia Stinger will go toe to toe with the BMW 4 Series Gran Coupe, Audi A4 and Mercedes-Benz CLS. The Stinger promises plenty of thrills when you get behind the wheel and you can learn more with this overview of the 2018 Kia Stinger release date and design specs at Moritz Kia.

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When Will the 2018 Kia Stinger Be Available in the Dallas-Fort Worth Area?

Built on a muscular platform, the 2018 Kia Stinger is expected to arrive at dealerships late in 2017. Long, low and wide, the rear-wheel drive Kia Stinger makes room for five passengers in a fully-loaded interior and provides out-of-this world performance. Add advanced technology to the equation and the 2018 Kia Stinger is the total package and will be a welcome addition to the Kia model lineup later this year.

Red 2018 Kia Stinger Front Grille on Black Background
Red 2018 Kia Stinger Rear Exterior with Black Background
Black 2018 Kia Stinger Interior with UVO Touchscreen

2018 Kia Stinger Design Specs, Engine Options and Features

A Gran Turismo style serves as the foundation for the 2018 Kia Stinger. With a 114.4-inch wheelbase, the Kia Stinger is longer than its competition and features the signature tiger-nose grille design, complex LED headlights, a steep windshield angle, a wide wheelbase, a sleek hatchback profile and a large cargo area. Equipped with a MacPherson front and multi-link rear suspension, the Kia Stinger will provide agile handling that is amplified by Dynamic Stability Damping Control with five drive modes — Personal, Eco, Sport, Comfort and Smart.

Power and performance is the name of the game when you look under the hood of the 2018 Kia Stinger. Standard Kia Stinger editions will feature a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that manufactures 255 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque. Married to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the Kia Stinger will deliver a responsive performance. Upgrade to the top-of-the-line 3.3-liter twin-turbo V-6 engine with an eight-speed automatic gearbox and experience an incredible 365 horsepower and 376 pound-feet of torque. Expect the Kia Stinger to achieve a 5.1 second zero to 62 mph sprint and a top speed of 167 mph. Kia Stinger models will be available with Dynamic Torque Vectoring Control all-wheel drive when they arrive at dealerships.

When you get behind the wheel of the 2018 Kia Stinger, you will discover a smorgasbord of innovative technology features and luxury amenities. Standard highlights include a vivid seven-inch touchscreen display, wireless smartphone charging and navigation. Safety is an asset of the Kia Stinger design with available Advanced Driver Assistance Systems that include Driver Attention Alert, Forward Collision Assistant, Advanced Smart Cruise Control and much more. An available color Head-Up Display ensures that you keep your eyes on the road at all times and is complemented by Bluetooth hands-free technology. A premium Harman/Kardon 15-speaker sound system with 720 watts of power makes entertainment a priority when you get behind the wheel.

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There is no doubt that the Kia brand delivers impeccable quality in an array of versatile designs. With the debut of the 2018 Kia Stinger, the brand adds elite performance to its repertoire. Explore the 2018 Kia Stinger release date and design specs at Moritz Kia and get ready for its arrival this summer. Keep an eye on the Moritz Kia inventory for the arrival of the performance-tuned Kia Stinger later this year, where it will join the 2017 Kia Sorento and many more Kia fan favorites.

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