A new special edition should give Stinger sales a lift for Kia.
We’re talking about the special release Kia Stinger Night Sky Edition.
Based off the 3.3-litre twin-turbo GT, the Stinger Night Sky Edition features an all-new light grey Nappa leather interior trim.
Plus it gets a standard dealer-fit bimodal exhaust which enhances the note of the exhaust under hard acceleration, giving the new model genuine optical and aural appeal.
The 3.3-litre twin-turbocharged V6 ‘Lambda II’ delivers 272kW of power at 6000 rpm, and 510Nm torque from 1300 to 4500 rpm.
And, with the help of launch control, the car can accelerate from 0-to-100km/h in just 4.9 seconds, with a top speed of 270km/h.
The engine is hooked up to a slick eight-speed automatic transmission.
The transmission offers adaptive shift and throttle programs, as well as levels of steering assistance — which drivers can select through the car’s electronic Drive Mode Select.
Drivers can leave the car to shift for itself, or change gears with steering wheel-mounted paddles.
The Stinger is Kia’s first sedan with rear-wheel drive and power is distributed throughout the rear axle via a mechanical limited slip differential.
Night Sky will be available in three exclusive colours: Micro Blue, Deep Chroma Blue and Aurora Black Pearl.
It’s priced from $63,500 plus on roads — $710 more than the GT (and $1290 below the GT Carbon Edition).
As with all Kia cars, the Stinger GT Night Sky Edition benefits from Australia’s most complete 7-year new car warranty with 7-year capped price servicing and 7-year roadside assist.
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