And the sketches he drew as a boy eventually became the inspiration for Kia's 2011 GT Concept and six years later, the Stinger
Setting out from Newquay where the Stinger
showed its awesome power during a 'V-Max' run along the runway at the former RAF St Mawgan airbase, the car proved a delight to drive.
is on sale now in the UK, and we are very confident our award-winning performance car will be a great success.
Several different Stingers
will be available including one powered by a diesel engine but if we want to find out if Kia can build a sexy car, we'd better try the hot one.
Kia says the Stinger
is not intended to be an all-out sports car, and it isn't.
Even when shifting manually there's nothing abrupt about its manners, and even driven for maximum pleasure the Stinger
averaged 27 to the gallon - just short of the official fuel return of 28.
A sport+ setting slackens offthe stability controls and, pushed hard, the Stinger
can feel a little tail happy, but that's engineered in to allow for some drifting where the conditions allow.
Its fastback lines are highlighted by power-conveying highlights such as louvred vents on the bonnet and behind the wheel arches and with four exhausts protruding from the rear, the Stinger
has real muscle-machine presence.
with a 255-hp, turbocharged four starts at $31,900.
is also fitted as standard with an innovative Driver Attention Warning (DAW) system to combat distracted or drowsy driving.
Pound for pound the Stinger
is right on the mark and being a Kia it comes with a seven year warranty which in this league is unprecedented.
is beautifully designed with curvaceous sweeping lines, a long rippled bonnet, muscular shoulders, short front overhangs, finned gills behind the wheel arches, a large grille and sporty air intakes.
Delivering exhilarating power, the KIA Stinger
will be available with a choice of either a 2.
Gold Tip and Bee Stinger
shooters ruled the event in the unknown yardage divisions.
One solution is to use medium-gauge wire for the stinger
, or back half of the rig, but hide it in the skin of the bait.