sting-er/ [ ˈstɪŋər] :

The new paradigm of gran turismo, delivering high performance and supreme comfort on the open road; not for the faint-hearted.
Starting at
$31,900MSRP
Black and red 2018 Kia Stinger GT sports sedan *Disclaimers

DRIVE.

Bred on the track. Made for the journey. The all-new Stinger strikes the perfect balance of power and refinement, featuring your choice of two turbocharged engines matched with an 8-speed automatic transmission.

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Kia Stinger GT
4.7 SEC
2018
BMW 440i Gran Coupe
4.8 SEC
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Porsche Panamera RWD V6
5.4 SEC
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BMW 640i Gran Coupe
5.4 SEC
2018
Audi A5 Sportback
5.7 SEC

Go 0-60 mph in as low as 4.7 seconds. With up to 365 horsepower and 376 lb.-ft. of torque. The 2018 Stinger GT is the new grand touring that takes you farther, faster.

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The 2018 Kia Stinger GT turbo GDI engine

STYLE.

Meet a true gran turismo. Proportions that fit like a tailored suit. Details that captivate and exude both newness and timeless style. With an exterior that disarms, and an interior that is beautiful because it is effortlessly functional. This is the 2018 Stinger.

Interior technology of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT
INNER BEAUTY
Intimate yet expansive. Classic yet modern. The Stinger’s aircraft-inspired interior marries simplicity with substance to give you a sleek cockpit rich with comfort-focused amenities and lowered seating for enhanced connection to the road. It’s the evolution of gran turismo, beautifully realized.
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LUXURIOUS COMFORT
Meticulously crafted for the driver who loves the drive. We obsessed over every interior detail, from the available ultra-soft Nappa leather that envelopes the deeply contoured seats to the metallic accents placed thoughtfully throughout the cabin.
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Exterior esthetics of the 2018 Kia Stinger GT
FASTBACK CURVES
With its sleek fastback silhouette and rear-wheel-drive proportions, the Stinger demands attention the moment it’s in view. Each surface and line, from extended hood to the rounded swell over the wheels, evokes elegance and athleticism.
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UNYIELDING STYLE
Our Frankfurt design team, led by Kia Motor’s Chief Design Officer, Peter Schreyer, and Kia Europe Chief Designer, Gregory Guillame, merged iconic gran turismo elements with modern aesthetics to deliver a vehicle like nothing on the road. See what makes the all-new Stinger stand out from the crowd.
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INNOVATION.

The Stinger’s advanced technology offers more than convenience. It connects you to your world so that you can stay connected to the road. For intuitive control and smarter, more spirited driving.

The 2018 Kia Stinger GT advance airbag system

SAFETY.

Stinger’s advanced range of active safety features and technologies help combat slipping or skidding in challenging situations, allowing you to face down slick roads and unexpected turns with added confidence.

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From its GT concept-car origins to the years of tuning and refining on the legendary Nürburgring circuit, no detail was too small to be obsessed over.
- Orth Hedrick, VP of Product Planning, Kia Motors America

ACCOLADES.

Nothing great goes unnoticed. In its debut year, the all-new Stinger is making a name for itself among industry experts, and beating out the competition.

The 2018 Kia Stinger GT concept car

MILESTONES.

What does it take to make a truly authentic gran turismo, a sports car for a spirited long-distance drive? Years of passion and commitment resulting in nimble performance and unyielding style. Find out how the Kia Stinger went from concept to concrete.

2011

GT Concept Car

GT CONCEPT CAR DEBUT
A teaser in Geneva, the official reveal in Frankfurt, and then a head-turning US premiere at the 2011 L.A. Auto Show. With the arrival of the Kia GT Concept came critical acclaim and the mark of our pledge to performance and style.

2015

Kia Stinger Brand

TAKING NAMES
As the fastback sports car design continues to make a name for itself, we file a trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for the name “Kia Stinger”.

2016

Kia Stinger Test Track

TRACK TESTING AT NÜRBURGRING
Our design and engineering teams spend years testing and refining the Stinger on the legendary Nürburgring circuit in Germany, proving it can handle even the most demanding road conditions with composed poise.

JAN 2017

Kia Stinger at Detroit Auto Show

UNVEILING AT DETROIT AUTO SHOW
The 2018 Stinger makes a stunning first impression at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, leaving with the show’s EyesOn Design award for Production Design Excellence and Cars.com’s Best in Show award.

SEP 2017

Kia Stinger promo group

#STINGERRUNWAY
The Stinger GT takes over the runway, and social media, during the 2017 New York Fashion Week. Celebrities test drive the sports sedan for a race against the clock.

OCT 2017

Kia Stinger at SEMA Show

ON DISPLAY AT SEMA
The Kia Stinger heads to Las Vegas for the SEMA (Special Equipment Market Association) Show, one of the most premier automotive specialty products trade events in the world.

NOV 2017

Kia Stinger

THE STINGER ARRIVES
The road beckons. And with a release date set for late November of this year, the all-new 2018 Kia Stinger is ready.

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The 2018 Kia Stinger GT sports sedan