Kia hints possibility of building a beefier Kia Stinger

Updated Nov 25, 2020 | Same topic: Automotive Industry Updates

And this move seems to be due to the disappointing sales figures of the Stinger.

A great deal of applause has broken out after the debut of the all-new Kia Stinger 2018 last year but it seems the latest sales figures (which reported only 3,920 Stingers has been sold up in 2018) have disappointed the carmaker. That may be the reason why Kia promises to keep this model exciting and fresh through more trim levels and color choices.

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In an interview at the latest New York Auto Show, Orth Hendrink, N. American Product Planner, said the reaction from diverse buyers was phenomenal. He refused to mention anything about sales but stressed on the positiveness received from car enthusiasts.

He also emphasized that the model will become aggressive with options of colors. He promised to introduce more changes to the cars like powertrain variants to keep it fresh.

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Kia Stinger 2018 on display

Orth  Hendrink , N. American Product Planner, said the reactions from diverse buyers was phenomenal

Mr. Hendrick, besides, hinted there may be more trim levels added (from a performance variant to luxury models). Now let’s see some possibilities applied to the new Stinger. How about a Bi-turbo mill with All-Wheel-Drive and helping produce 363 HP? Or, it will be equipped with a tighter suspension which helps inject a hard-core dose of adrenalin, putting out 400 HP.

Kia Stinger 2018 interior

Mr. Hendrick, besides, hinted there may be more trim levels added 

The upgrades, of course, depend mostly on the Stinger sales figures. Hopefully, sales of this vehicle will grow as strong as how it is described by its manufacturer. 

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