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2020 Kia Stinger recalled with fuel pump fault

Kia has recalled 372 examples of the Stinger, citing a potential fault with the fuel pump's jet nozzle housing. The affected vehicles are designated MY2020, and all were sold between May and July of this year. The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says “a plastic burr may remain after the moulding process of the fuel pump's jet nozzle housing, potentially blocking the nozzle"...

2021 Kia Stinger facelift detailed, Australian launch later this year

2021 Kia Stinger facelift detailed in full Engine options unchanged for Australia, bar new variable sports exhaust Interior upgraded with larger touchscreen, new trim choices Safety suite gains new technologies Kia has released full details of its facelifted 2021 Stinger performance flagship, ahead of its Australian arrival in the fourth quarter of 2020...

2021 Kia Stinger revealed, Australian debut due later this year

UPDATE: Kia Australia has confirmed the new Stinger will continue with current powertrains locally, with the model expected to arrive to our shores in late 2020. Updated specifications to be announced closed to the launch. The 2021 Kia Stinger has been revealed ahead of an Australian debut set for later this year, showing what is a relatively subtle mid-life facelift to the company's flagship performance sedan...

2021 Kia Stinger facelift spied without disguise - UPDATE

UPDATE: the 2021 Kia Stinger has now been detailed, and the 'bad' news is Australia won't see any engine upgrades. Details here. The updated 2021 Kia Stinger has been spied on South Korean roads without a hint of camouflage, suggesting a debut could be just weeks away. These latest images come to us via enthusiast site The Korean Car Blog...

Kia Stinger beats Holden Commodore in sales race

The Kia Stinger that has come out on top in the battle for a slice of the shrinking large car market, according to latest figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Kia sold 93 Stingers in May, beating out the Holden Commodore (40 sales) and the only other combatant in the segment, the Skoda Superb (15)...

Next generation Kia Stinger under a cloud – report

There may not be a second generation of the Kia Stinger, a report from Korean Car Blog has claimed. It is the second time in less than 12 months the long term future of the turbocharged sports sedan has been questioned. Last year CarAdvice reported Kia was undecided on whether it would build a successor to the current Stinger...

2021 Kia Stinger with a 3.5 turbo six? Not so fast...

UPDATE: the 2021 Kia Stinger has now been revealed. See our story here. A subtle facelift for Kia's mean Stinger liftback sedan appears to be on the way, with spy photos on a Korean website hinting at new lighting signatures at both ends. It remains to be seen if any changes will be made to the cabin – such as a bigger display, styling tweaks and new materials – but one thing we shouldn't bet on is changes to the Stinger's powertrains...

Kia Stinger GT Night Sky Edition pricing and specs

Kia has announced a special Night Sky Edition of its sports liftback Stinger GT for the Australian market. As the name suggests, Kia will only offer the Night Sky Edition of its Stinger GT in nocturnal hues for the exterior. Customers can choose from Micro Blue, Deep Chroma Blue and Aurora Black Pearl paint...

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Kia Stinger Carbon Edition revealed

Kia Australia has revealed the Stinger Carbon Edition, a limited-run version of its range-topping liftback featuring a smattering of real carbon-fibre parts. The lightweight weave has been used for the grille surround, bonnet vent-style inserts, side vents, wing mirrors, and rear diffuser-style insert, and contrasts with Neon Orange exterior paint in the car pictured here...

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