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Old 14th February 2019, 09:42   #31
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In the last 20 years the distinguishing lines between brands and their positioning has been getting blurred and still more blurred. Two decades back a Kia was a Kia and a BMW or Merc was a BMW or Merc. But now quality, features, interiors, looks {drop dead gorgeous} are making those lines hazy. Love this change. Toyota and Lexus could learn a thing or two from Kia about looks!!!

Earlier buyers used to consider Hyundai a Tier-II brand. But when you see this car or a Genesis and their first class service support it makes you wonder.

Congratulations on your new asset.
Agreed with everything you said. The Koreans have come leaps and bound in a very short time. The collaboration between Kia and Hyundai came as a boon to the industry.

The i30 N for example, in many ways is much better than the Civic Type R and the big daddy the Golf GTI.
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Old 14th February 2019, 11:10   #32
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Congratulations on the new beauty. The Stinger is one of the cars that I would be in the market for if KIA were to bring to our shores. Look forward to updates from you on the long term ownership experience. Love the color too.

Drive safe and enjoy the car. Wish you miles and miles of joy.
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Will keep an eye out for your car. This color is rare on this model. Most of the ones I saw were red with some occasional white, black and grey.
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In this review done in India, the reviewer takes it past 200 kmph, with no worry about who or what could cross the road at any moment.
Seems he is touching 240kmph. And talking simultaneously. As talented as the car, methinks. Other thoughts are unmentionable, but I hope sense prevails and everyone stays safe.

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Old 15th February 2019, 04:51   #35
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Will keep an eye out for your car. This color is rare on this model. Most of the ones I saw were red with some occasional white, black and grey.
I was mentioning on stingerforum.org that no one spots my Stinger in the wild. Hope you have better luck
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Thank you for the review. Definitely a car of unique character especially for a sane amount.

The design is unique and It also happens to get an award "Best of the Best 2018" from Red Dot.

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https://www.red-dot.org/project/kia-stinger-21859
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This thread has been idle for quite long!. I just bought a MY20 Kia Stinger 2.0 GT Line(Aurora Black) in Sydney. Guess that's the second one on TBHP :-)
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