Kia Stinger got a new power unit

Kia Stinger got a new power unit

August 27, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Kia Corp. on Thursday, August 27th, shared details regarding the updated Stinger fastback.

So, there was information about motors and equipment. The novelty should go on sale in September this year.

In addition to slight changes in appearance and the addition of two styling packages to the optional list, the restyled Stinger was equipped with a revised engine line. The standard 2.0-liter “turbo” Theta II remains unchanged. In addition, a new engine has appeared: we are talking about a 304 hp supercharged T-GDi engine with a volume of 2.5 liters from the Smartstream family.

The 3.3-liter six with two turbochargers has been updated. It was equipped with a new exhaust tract with an electronically controlled damper, it also became 3 hp. more efficient – from now on, the maximum output is 373 hp. The transmission remains the same – an 8-speed automatic transmission works together with all three engines.

Among other changes to the Stinger, it is worth noting an enlarged display of the infotainment complex by 8 inches, a touch screen by 10.25 inches (optional) and two new “tidy” options: with a digital cluster of 4.2 inches and a fully virtual Supervision. In addition, in certain countries, the Stinger will be offered with a function that allows you to remotely start the engine.

In addition, the South Korean company KIA recently presented a hybrid version of the new Sorento SUV. It should be emphasized that the Korean automaker is not currently disclosing the cost of the new model.