The Kia Stinger is being plunged into the depths of Arctic winter for the latest stage in its development, ahead of its market introduction in the second half of 2017. Moving from the company’s European test base at the infamous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, engineers are now subjecting Kia’s new fastback sport sedan to extreme sub-zero temperatures and icy conditions of northern Sweden. Engineers are striving to balance drivers’ desires for predictable, stable, gran turismo-inspired handling in all conditions, with the engaging, fun-to-drive character of a rear-wheel drive sport sedan. From the development facility in Arjeplog in Swedish Lapland, Kia is honing the car in a range of low-grip driving environments, including a skid-pan, handling circuit and slalom test on the
Kia Stinger 2018 Extreme Winter Testing
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