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Kia Stinger GT brings 272kW/510Nm from just $48,990

Kia has today announced that its highly-anticipated Stinger GT performance flagship will hit Australian shores with a sub-$60,000 recommended retail price. The sharp pricing will put the Stinger GT in direct collision course with the upcoming Holden Commodore VXR and Chrysler 300 SRT. Set to arrive in showrooms in Q3 2017, …

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More potent Kia Stinger GTR ruled out, for now

The new Kia Stinger, which is set for an Australian launch later this year, hasn’t been taken to the maximum yet, according to Albert Biermann who is responsible for Kia/Hyundai’s performance range. In an interview with Motoring, Biermann said there could potentially be another model to sit above the current …

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Kia Stonic compact SUV unveiled – not for Australia

Kia has taken the wraps off their new baby SUV, the Kia Stonic, which is set to be an important conquest model for Kia in Europe in the fast-growing compact SUV segment that counts the Mazda CX-3 and recently launched Toyota C-HR as rivals. Michael Cole, Chief Operating Officer of …

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Kia to enter compact SUV segment with new Stonic crossover

Kia will enter the compact SUV market with a new B-segment crossover called ‘Stonic’, a name it says is a combination of speedy and tonic “which refers to the first and last note on the musical scale”. The new city crossover will slot below the company’s strong selling Sportage mid-size SUV …

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2017 Kia Rio Review – SLi automatic

The Kia Rio is one of the more popular small cars in Australia and is the Korean manufacturer’s global hit, with annual sales approaching 500,000, accounting for 16% of Kia’s annual sales. However, its profile in Europe is still a little lacking compared to segment leaders such as the Volkswagen …

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Kia’s much improved 2017 Picanto lands

Kia’s new 2017 Picanto city hatchback has landed in Australia promising new levels of refinement, technology, quality and unbeatable value. Now in its third-generation, the new Picanto brings a new, more assertive design and improved cabin to the A-segment. “The current Picanto was a toe in the water for us in …

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Three turbo engines announced for Kia Stinger range

Kia has revealed the full specification for the new Stinger, the Korean brand’s latest fastback sports sedan. The specification confirmed today at the Geneva motor show is for the European market, but it’s expected to be the same for the rest of the world. Under the long bonnet of the Kia …

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Kia Stinger undergoes Sub Zero testing [video]

Development and testing of the Kia Stinger continues as the approaching market introduction in 2017 nears closer. Moving away from the company’s development centre based at the Nürburgring the Stinger is undergoing extreme sub-zero testing in icy conditions throughout Sweden to ensure the Stinger is capable and refined for all …

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2017 Kia Rio arrives in Australia priced from $16,990

The fourth-generation 2017 Kia Rio small hatch has arrived on Australian shores, promising enhanced ride and handling, improved safety and full connectivity. Sporting a thoroughly revised design, the Rio is defined by straight lines and smooth surfacing, giving the car a more mature and European character than its predecessor. The …

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2017 Kia Cerato Sedan S Premium Review

Kia is well known for producing practical and capable cars for those on a budget while offering an extensive feature list without the price for their top end models. Their new euro inspired styling is really helping to bring the whole package together and raise the brand’s profile overall. We’re taking …

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All-new 2017 Kia Picanto unwrapped

Kia has released the first official images of its all-new 2017 Kia Picanto city car which will bow in at the 2017 Geneva International Motor Show in March. Created by Kia’s design studios in Namyang, Korea and Frankfurt, Germany, the new model is revealed in Kia’s sports-inspired ‘GT-Line’ specification with an …

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