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    Oh I think they like me Tunavelli's Avatar

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    Pretty nice looking Kia:



    Feel like they copied Mercedes on the interior and quite a few companies on the exterior though

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tunavelli View Post


    Feel like they copied Mercedes on the interior and quite a few companies on the exterior though
    Sure does........Side looks like a Chevy SS, the back an Audi and the front looks like their Genesis coupe mated with an AMG GT. But all in all a pretty good looking car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Racer Z View Post
    Sure does........Side looks like a Chevy SS, the back an Audi and the front looks like their Genesis coupe mated with an AMG GT. But all in all a pretty good looking car.
    Nailed it . Back screams A7 to me. Wonder what she'll cost.

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    Not bad.

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    That car gives me a boner.

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    Looks like a poor mans Alfa...

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    Looks like an XF

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    I love and am surprised they went RWD. Very cool.

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    Already a big fan of Kia. I like it.

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    Oh I think they like me Tunavelli's Avatar

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    Quote Originally Posted by 87f383 View Post
    Looks like a poor mans Alfa...
    I can definitely see that too.

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Daniels View Post
    Already a big fan of Kia. I like it.
    Yea,Kia makes some nice looking cars nowadays. Before I got my Fusion, I was strongly considering the Cadenza as well as the Optima SXL. The interior on both look fantastic.

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    Not bad looking. Probably be a fun daily.

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    Interesting.

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    To power the spectrum between Nürburgring laps and family holiday road trips, the Stinger will come with choice of two turbo engines, both of which are still under development. The range-topping Lambda II 3.3-liter twin-turbo V6 will put out an estimated 365 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque. Kia is aiming for a 5.1-second 0-62 mph (100 km/h) and 167 mph (269 km/h) top speed with that V6, while it expects the 2.0-liter turbo four Theta II to offer 255 hp and 260 lb-ft.

    Whichever engine the buyer chooses, it'll be mounted longitudinally and set rearward below the stretched hood. It'll drive the wheels with help from a second-generation eight-speed automatic transmission with paddle shifters, which will be Kia's first gearbox to use a Centrifugal Pendulum Absorber to cut torsional vibrations through the drivetrain.
















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    Very nice car! The Stinger GT will start in the mid 30s. For that price though, I'd rather have a Charger Scat Pack if I was looking to purchase a performance sedan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mogs01gt View Post
    junk
    While I prefer to buy domestic, Kias are not junk. My wife's 2012 Sportage has been great. It's well built, has great power with the 2L GDI turbo, and was a solid value. Best auto trans of any car I've owned too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mogs01gt View Post
    junk
    While I prefer to buy domestic, Kias are not junk. My wife's 2012 Sportage has been great. It's well built, has great power with the 2L GDI turbo, and was a solid value. Best auto trans of any car I've owned too.

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    No manual, no care. Next please.

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    As nice as it is, I don't think I could bring myself to buy a Kia

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    Quote Originally Posted by Det.Blk View Post
    As nice as it is, I don't think I could bring myself to buy a Kia
    I thought the same. I used to think they were junk (and they did used to be junk). Then one day we were out test driving cars and happened to be passing a Kia dealer.....

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    the awd model with an 8spd auto and few bolt ons and some tuning will probably be pretty beast.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Daniels View Post
    I thought the same. I used to think they were junk (and they did used to be junk). Then one day we were out test driving cars and happened to be passing a Kia dealer.....
    Kia did a 180 pretty much. They used to be throw away cars. Buy one, use it, chuck it in the trash basically when you were done with it. They pretty much were junk.
    In the last 6 years or so they've worked hard to turn that around and they're actually pretty nice cars. I could see how someone would think they're junk if they've only had experience with the old Kia's, but the new ones are legit good cars
    Call this junk is just making yourself look uninformed

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    Quote Originally Posted by Det.Blk View Post
    As nice as it is, I don't think I could bring myself to buy a Kia
    this. nice looking....but it's still a kia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by scottyboost View Post
    this. nice looking....but it's still a kia.
    I agree, mid 30s for a Kia. Even mid 30s for a Hyundai is a hard sell for me.

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    Hard to get excited about an import commuter. Guess that's what happens when you get old.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Det.Blk View Post
    As nice as it is, I don't think I could bring myself to buy a Kia
    this. that car is pretty awesome, but i wouldn't want anyone to see me in a kia.

    Quote Originally Posted by Big_Red_1 View Post
    No manual, no care. Next please.
    must suck to be you then. you get to pick between what, maybe 4 cars total?

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    Our local dealers don't help the Kia brands image. One dealerships ads will say "Kia! Kia!" in a munchin type voice several times during each ad. It's like they don't even take the cars themselves seriously. I'm a fan of Kia over its Hyundai twins.

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    the interior looks terrible, exterior looks great

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    Its still a KIA and people that drive kias are usually stupid assholes

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    So a loaded one will be 40ish maybe? Nah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GldRush98 View Post
    Kia did a 180 pretty much. They used to be throw away cars. Buy one, use it, chuck it in the trash basically when you were done with it. They pretty much were junk.
    In the last 6 years or so they've worked hard to turn that around and they're actually pretty nice cars. I could see how someone would think they're junk if they've only had experience with the old Kia's, but the new ones are legit good cars
    Call this junk is just making yourself look uninformed
    My mom had one of the originals and while it lasted ok it was just cheap as hell all over. My sisters suv thingy has survived her and is on her second teenage son fairly reliably

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    Quote Originally Posted by deej-79 View Post
    My mom had one of the originals and while it lasted ok it was just cheap as hell all over. My sisters suv thingy has survived her and is on her second teenage son fairly reliably
    I drove a 2002 Spectra for awhile. 140mi roundtrip commute so that lil beater was perfect. Super cheap like you stated but I'd hate to wreck even a Civic with that commute

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    They are disposable. I've seen oil pans on 5yr old Kia's rusted as bad as 15 yr old American cars. For a lease they are fine, but I wouldn't pay much for one.

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