Kia Stinger design secrets revealed

Posted on 20 Jun 2017

Set for its official release later in 2017, the much awaited Kia Stinger blends stunning design with impressive performance. Taking Kia in a new direction, the Stinger represents the culmination of many years of hard taking it from concept and into production.

Big names in Kia’s design team have painstakingly ensured that the Kia Stinger does not fail to disappoint. Hidden in the Kia Stinger are little-known design features that make it even more intriguing.

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The iconic Grand Turismo design

Incorporating the spirit of the Grand Turismo of the 1970s, the Kia Stinger features unprecedented levels athleticism and pure elegance. Taking inspiration from the past, the Kia team has produced a balance between the past and the future of motoring.

Shaped to offer optimum performance and with wind flow in mind, the long wheelbase and low height are said to take inspiration from aircraft. The rear is designed to increase aerodynamic performance, while the glass is shifted to create a roomier and leaner body. Featuring sleek fastback silhouettes and a broad stance, the Kia Stinger perfectly blends aggressive dynamism with elegant luxury. 

Kia Stringer Design Secrets Revealed

Exclusive Kia Accents

Offering stylistic elements that are exclusive to the Kia Stinger, it offers a fresh and modern take on the legendary Grand Turismo. Featuring a ridged cut line on the windscreen where it meets the roof, the design detail makes the Stinger more recognisable. The theme continues on the rear-bumper and signature tiger-nose grille.

Kia Stringer Design Secrets Revealed

Coca-Cola inspiration

Designer Gregory Guillaume notes that the stringer takes inspiration from the shape of the legendary Coca-Cola bottle. The rear curves draw your eyes to the shoulder lines and fastback rear, while exclusive LED headlights and flag-type side mirrors stand the Kia Stinger out from the crowd.

Discover the all-new Kia Stinger at Jennings Kia later in 2017. For further information about launch dates and availability call 0333 414 9750 to speak to a team member today.

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