2018 Kia GT Stinger: The Sporty Sedan


There is an interesting update bout 2018 Kia GT Stinger with the company have been hinting the car’s production and stage progress all these years. If you have been waiting for the updates, this is the right time to follow it through.


No one really knows the true performance of the 2018 Kia GT until the release. Some of the rumors claim that there will be two different engine arrangements set for this ride; the base option is the inline four turbocharged 2.0 liter engine delivering 255 hp of power while the optional one is the V6 twin turbocharged 3.3 liter engine delivering 365 hp of power. Both of them will be paired with rear wheel or all wheel driving system and automatic eight speed transmission.

Besides the mechanical updates, expect better features and technologies to be included in the updates, such as automated emergency brake, touchscreen display system with 7.0 inch dimension, audio system from Harman/Kardon, and lane keep assistance technology – among other few updates. Kia seems to be sure that the updates concerning the rear wheel driving system and the optional powertrain with the peak outcome of 365 hp will be able to make this sporty sedan appealing to the hardcore auto enthusiasts.

The Development Stage

Kia has been dropping hints here and there for this GT Stinger production. They have released the original concept during 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show, followed by the introduction of the Stinger GT4 prototype during Detroit Auto Show 2014. And now, they seem to be ready to finally introduce the sporty sedan to the world, adopting the name within the last stage. It is pretty safe to say that the new 2018 Kia GT may be promising as Kia has claimed.

Keep in mind that the GT Stinger is different from the K900. When compared to K900, Stinger is sportier and yet sleeker with the coupelike low roofline. With the options of two engines and also different driving system, auto enthusiasts will find this Stinger not only sexy and appealing from the design, but also tough and nice to ride. It is able to reach 62 mph within 5.1 seconds with top speed of 167 mph. For the European market, there will be a diesel version but it may not be available for the American market.

So far, there haven’t been any official updates for the price and release date but they should be available soon enough, around summer 2017. Let’s hope that the new 2018 Kia GT won’t be disappointing at all.