Video: The Details Of The Restyling Of The Kia Stinger Have Become Known
In the course of a recent update, the KiStinger liftback received a revised engine range: it included new engines for the model and already known, but improved. Ki also prepared updated multimedia for the sports car and expanded the range of options.
KiStinger received a 2.5-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, known from the Genesis brand models. In the case of the Stinger, the Quartet will develop 304 hp. and 422 Nm of torque. In some countries, the engine will take the position of the base one, and where the Stinger is also equipped with a two-liter engine, the new unit will become an intermediate option.
- The base engine hasn't changed and still develops either 197 or 247 hp. (as in Russia). But the top-end 3.3-liter "six" was slightly modified by some modernization of the output, increasing the output by a symbolic 3 hp. - up to 373 hp The amount of thrust remains the same at 510 Nm. All engines will have to work with an eight-band "automatic" and with rear or all-wheel drive: no changes in the transmission.
- The 2.2-liter diesel that the Stinger was equipped with in Europe has disappeared from the engine list. The manufacturer did not specify whether this is due to the lack of changes in the engine or to the termination of its use.
Enhancements to multimedia capabilities include an increase in the diagonal of the center monitor to the base eight and optional 10.25 inches and the appearance of a fully digital instrument cluster. In addition, the functionality of the car, accessible to control from a smartphone, has been expanded: now, from the screen of the gadget, you can, for example, turn on the ventilation of the seats or see a picture of all-round cameras.
- Ki talked about the changes in the model's appearance two weeks ago. They boiled down to the refinement of optics, the expansion of the range of body colors and wheel design, as well as the appearance of two optional packages for the exterior.
- Sales of new items in South Korea have already started, and by the end of the year the updated Stinger will appear in Europe and the USA. Ki's plans for Russia have not yet been announced. The pre-styling version costs from 2,214,900 rubles for the version with a 197-horsepower engine, automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive.