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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...

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...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

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...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

Kia undecided on next-generation Stinger

The Kia Stinger performance sedan has won numerous awards but it hasn’t won as many hearts as the South Korean carmaker was hoping – and now the company is deciding if it will build a successor. If a second generation Kia Stinger goes ahead, it could become an electric car. The global slump in sedan sales has hit the Kia Stinger head on, particularly in North America where it was expected to shine...

Kia and Fujitsu create the cop car of the future

Australian police forces are set to benefit from a collaboration between technology giant Fujitsu and Kia Motors Australia. Fujitsu has developed an integrated artificial-intelligence system for emergency vehicles that replaces a swathe of equipment bolted on- and into police cars...

Kia Stinger GT420 revealed in the UK

Kia has whipped the covers off its Stinger GT420 in Britain, showing what can be done with a pre-production car and a can-do attitude. Based on the pre-production Stinger used for Britain's media and television demands, the GT420 has been fettled to deliver 315kW of power and 560Nm of torque, 43kW and 50Nm up on the standard car...

2020 Kia Stinger pricing and specs

The mildly-updated MY20 Kia Stinger line-up has arrived in Australia, with a streamlined model range and the availability of a bright new Sunset Orange exterior finish. For the new model year, the mid-spec 200Si and 330Si variants have been dropped, leaving the entry-level S and flagship GT-Line and GT grades...

Kia developing neater tech for emergency services

Kia and Fujitsu Australia have teamed up to develop a cleaner interface for emergency service vehicles. Rather than relying on bulky, tacked-on instruments, the system integrates into Kia's existing infotainment system...