More Kia GT4 Stinger idea details

This is the latest teaser photos of the Kia GT4 Stinger concept. The new picture exposes the vehicle from above, showing the car’s vented bonnet as well as darkened A-pillars – a traditional style cue that’s supposed to recall a racing helmet as well as visor.
The bird’s eye view likewise exposes that the car’s rear wheelarches are flared out more commonly than the fronts, making sure there’s no mistaking that the Stinger is rear-wheel drive. The firm has likewise verified that the idea is painted in a colour called Ignition Yellow.
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Kia has likewise released more juicy details ahead of its Detroit debut. We now understand it will be called the GT4 Stinger as well as be powered by a 311bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, driving the rear wheels via a six-speed handbook gearbox. We have likewise discovered that the Stinger will be developed on its own, bespoke platform that has independent double wishbone suspension all round.
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Set to debut at the Detroit motor show on 13 January, the GT4 Stinger has been designed at Kia’s American style Centre in California as well as shows a remarkable development of Kia’s present style language. the most striking function is a much larger floating ‘Tiger Nose’ grille that dominates the front end as well as glows white around its perimeter.
Also visible are two columns of LED strips, instead of traditional headlights, as well as a pair of vents in the bonnet assist feed air to the turbocharged engine underneath. According to Kia’s press release the idea is fitted with a carbon-fibre splitter below the front bumper to boost downforce. It’s likewise fitted with 20-inch centre-lock alloys with carbon fibre inserts to assist reduce weight.
These are shod with 275/35R20 Pirelli P-Zero tyres. The wheels cover Brembo Gran Tourismo two-piece cross-drilled brake discs clamped by four-piston calipers.
Kia is playing its cards close to its breast about the possibility of this 2+2 coupe making production, insisting its ony a styling exercise at this stage. However, Kia has never been timid about its wish to add a sports vehicle to the line-up. Back in 2011 European CEO Paul Philpott told us: “2011 as well as 2012 are about establishing the brand. however for 2013 as well as 2014, we’re believing about halo designs that stretch the business forward.”

Kia has likewise verified that a production version of its 2011 GT idea will go on sale in 2016 – although it’s still not remove whether it will utilize a rear or front-wheel drive layout.

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