Powerful Korea Firecracker
Kia may also racing: The study GT4 Stinger underpinned the sporting ambitions of Kia and shows that Koreans dominate the speedy pace.
With the purist sports car concept GT4 Stinger the Korean carmaker Kia are at the auto show in Detroit ( to 25 January ) a possible view to a sportsman who should awaken, especially in the American Customer possession desires.
Particularly striking are the large LED lights, the long bonnet with air intakes and the vertically aligned massive 20-inch wheels. Despite aggressive design, you can see the classic Kia Formensprche, for example, the radiator grille.
Under the blazing yellow body of the 2 + 2 - seater lies a two-liter four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine with 232 kW / 315 hp, which derives its power through a six-speed manual transmission to the rear wheels. The use of carbon to increase the stability of Kia study and reduce the weight, total weigh of 4.31 meters long and 1.25 meters rather flat GT4 Stinger only around 1,300 kilograms.
[ wp_ad_camp_1 ] According to Kia design chief Peter Schreyer, the exterior design is based on a vacuum packaging - which may mean always. The interior is equipped with practical and emphasizes racing like leather bucket seats. The center of the cockpit is the red illuminated instrument panel with large speedometer and gear indicator, hi-fi are in Kia GT4 Stinger not, perhaps this indicates a particularly sangesfreudige exhaust unit. Based on sports and racing cars of earlier times, the doors can not be opened from the inside door handles, instead by a train on a loop.
Weight reduction, maximum functionality and maximum driving pleasure were the three premises in the design. Series production of the GT4 Stinger is not provided according to Kia. Kia, however, is known to repeatedly produce vehicles that are strongly reminiscent presented studies. In this respect, the GT4 Stinger is a possible - and very provocative - view in the Kia future.