July 4, 2022

The 2021 Kia Stinger GT S has been given a slight spruce up inside and outside whereas sustaining its V6 engine and rear-wheel drive format.

Having been round for a few years now, it was time for Kia to present the common-or-garden Stinger GT S a bit of spruce up each on the inside and outside. Sadly that doesn’t translate to anymore energy, in actual fact it really has barely fewer horses, however it does convey the Kia bang updated with improved high quality and tech.

Beginning outdoors, the entrance finish has acquired a redesigned LED headlight cluster, whereas the rear will get a brand new diffuser with enlarged quad exhaust ideas. Like Audi, Kia has adopted a lightweight bar than spans your complete width of the automobile on the rear, connecting the 2 rear gentle clusters (which have additionally been redesigned) relatively than illuminating simply the outer edges.

Extra selection for patrons was the order of the day, with new design packages and new inside and exterior color choices. These eager to stylise the outside additional can go for a newly designed 19-inch set of wheels over the usual 18s.

Inside, the infotainment display is now a bigger 10.25 inches with extra ambient lighting alongside a extra premium steering wheel and up to date instrument cluster.

Security tech hasn’t been forgotten about and now features a new Blind-Spot View Monitor that shows a reside video feed of blind spots in sure conditions. You may as well now join a number of Bluetooth units and an non-compulsory 7-inch instrument cluster, presumably wanted for that Blind-Spot tech.

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As regards to energy, it comes from a 3.3-litre turbocharged engine, which now incorporates a freer flowing, valved exhaust. Energy is barely down on earlier fashions, now at 361bhp with an unchanged 376lb ft of torque. Official specification has it at 0-62mph in 4.7 seconds with a 167mph prime pace. Energy is distributed by the rear wheels through an eight-speed torque convertor automated.

2021 Kia Stinger GT S

Whereas some may argue £42,595 is some huge cash for the 2021 Kia Stinger GT S when German counterparts are of an identical value, it’s value noting that to get the identical efficiency from Mercedes, BMW and Audi, you’ll be paying across the £50,000 mark and up, relying on choices.