The new Kia Stinger fastback sports auto makes its Asian premiere today at the 2017 Seoul Motor Show. Apparent in a new blush and blueprint distinctively able for the show, the car is displayed alongside the 2011 Kia GT Concept, the agent which provided a arrangement for the assembly Stinger’s final design.
In accession to the Stinger, Kia’s affected motor actualization affectation showcases the brand’s latest in-car technologies, with a Virtual Reality (VR) theatre demonstrating Kia’s DRiVE WISE disciplinarian advantageous systems, alongside a ambit of fully-interactive exhibits committed to the approaching of car-to-car and car-to-environment connectivity.
Asian premiere for fastback Kia Stinger
Displayed in accessible for the aboriginal time in the brand’s calm market, Kia’s able new fastback sports auto channels the spirit of celebrated admirable tourers – powerful, affected cartage able of affective their owners in actualization and at speed. The Stinger actualization a head-turning aesthetic, abounding allowance to board bristles occupants and their luggage, a stable, unruffled ride, and alive administration with engaging, rear-biased adeptness delivery.
When the Stinger goes on auction in Korea, it will be accessible with a best of three able engines. These accommodate a able 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6, bearing 370 ps with a best torque achievement of 52 kgf.m, giving the Stinger 0-to-100 kph dispatch of aloof 4.9 seconds, and authoritative this the fastest-accelerating and best able car Kia has anytime produced. Additionally accessible is a 2.0-liter turbo gasoline agent (250 ps adeptness output, and 36 kgf.m best torque) and – depending on bazaar – a 2.2-liter turbodiesel agent bearing 202 ps and 45 kgf.m torque.
The Stinger will be accessible with a best of rear-wheel and all-wheel drive, as able-bodied as a ambit of DRiVE WISE alive assurance systems and an electronically-adjustable Dynamic Stability Damping Ascendancy abeyance system. A five-mode Drive Mode Select arrangement will accord drivers the adeptness to adapt the active experience, altering suspension, burke and council characteristics to action drivers sportier ride and handling, a added airy gran turismo-inspired ride for demography on long-distance drives, and aggregate in between.
The Kia Stinger displayed in Seoul actualization a new architecture interpretation, with a new affluent chicken acrylic finish, as able-bodied as a new avant-garde grille, air intakes and beanie louvres accomplished in failing carbon fiber, emphasizing the car’s attenuate curves and able-bodied appearance.
For the aboriginal time at a motor show, the Stinger is to be displayed abutting to the Kia GT Concept, aboriginal appear at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show. The Kia GT Concept provided the afflatus for the Stinger assembly car, and its attendance in Seoul will accord visitors to the actualization the befalling to see how Kia acclimatized the architecture for a affecting assembly debut.
Interactive exhibition of connectivity and free technology
Kia’s motor actualization angle in Seoul will action visitors the befalling to acquaintance the company’s DRiVE WISE Avant-garde Disciplinarian Assistance Systems (ADAS) with an avant-garde VR theatre.
DRiVE WISE embodies Kia’s aesthetics to apprehend intelligently safe cartage and advance assurance for all alley users. The VR theatre allows visitors to absolutely collaborate with Kia’s affected disciplinarian advantageous technologies and apprentice added about the way that these innovations will appearance the approaching of driving. Visitors will be able to acquaintance a ambit of technologies already accessible on new cars, such as Avant-garde Smart Cruise Ascendancy (ASCC) and Free Emergency Braking (AEB), as able-bodied as get a feel for how the technology will advance disciplinarian assurance and amusement in future. DRiVE WISE employs avant-garde camera and sensor technology developed by Kia to aid drivers and advice anticipate collisions.
Kia is additionally announcement a alternation of connectivity technologies, showcasing avant-garde ‘car to home’ innovations which could one day acquiesce cars and homes to acquaint with one another. Users can admission the technologies through a fully-interactive affectation fabricated up of Kia’s latest in-car acoustic aeronautics systems, which accredit them to ascendancy their TV, lights and abode heating from the caster of their Kia; or alpha their car and acclimatize the heating and blast systems from aural their abode to aerate berth abundance from the actual alpha of a journey.
Kia’s affectation of its car connectivity technology envisions a approaching of intelligently affiliated cartage which acquaint added carefully to their ambiance to aerate safety, abundance and convenience.