Kia Stonic ‘2’ 1.0 T-GDi ISG: Raise Your Love

The Kia Stonic ‘2’ 1.0 T-GDi ISG looks great in it’s striking Blaze Red Pemium paint, in fact the Stonic looks good from any angle especially the clever reworking of Kia’s signature Tiger-Nose grille with it solid centre. Gorgeous curves … Continue reading Kia Stonic ‘2’ 1.0 T-GDi ISG: Raise Your Love

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News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

With all the great press the all new Stinger has received since launch, it’s come as no surprise to those of us up on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that Kia’s super saloon has now been awarded ‘Sports Saloon of the Year’ by evo magazine. For those that don’t already know, twenty years after it first started, the evo Car of the Year test takes place over one week with six judges driving all competitors back-to-back to name each category winner. Stuart Gallagher, Editor at evo magazine commented to MotorMartin on the Stinger’s win: “The combination of grunt, just … Continue reading News: KIA STINGER WINS EVO SPORTS SALOON OF THE YEAR

News: SENSATIONAL KIA STINGER WINS NORTHERN GROUP CAR OF THE YEAR 2018

Kia have recently shared with MotorMartin the news that their impressive all-new Stinger, has been named Car of the Year by the Northern Group of Motor Writers. The Kia Stinger’s triumph continues its award success this year and adds a third win of the title for Kia, with the Picanto first receiving the honour in 2011 and the cee’d following suit the year after. It’s been explained to MotorMartin that the members of the Northern Group were asked to vote for their favourite vehicles from a long-list of newly launched models. The list was cut down to the top five … Continue reading News: SENSATIONAL KIA STINGER WINS NORTHERN GROUP CAR OF THE YEAR 2018

News: KIA STINGER WINS BEST PERFORMANCE CAR IN 2018 UK COTY AWARDS

Following a successful introduction to the UK last year, the rather incredible looking Kia Stinger has been awarded ‘Best Performance Car’ in the UK Car of the Year Awards 2018. Evaluated and compared by a well-respected panel of UK journalists, it’s been explained to MotorMartin that the Stinger came top of its class, fighting off stiff competition in a segment normally associated with more premium brands. The Stinger impressed judges with its striking styling, excellent handling, high levels of equipment and appealing value for money. Commenting on the Stinger win, Paul Barker – UK COTY judge, shared with MotorMartin that: … Continue reading News: KIA STINGER WINS BEST PERFORMANCE CAR IN 2018 UK COTY AWARDS

News: FIVE-STAR SAFETY FOR NEW KIA STINGER AND STONIC

It what can only be more good news for the ever impressive Kia, their new Kia Stinger gran turismo and Kia Stonic compact crossover have been awarded the highest-possible collision safety ratings by Euro NCAP. Both vehicles, Kia say, achieved the full five-star rating from Euro NCAP, with every Stinger model qualifying for the rating, and all Stonic models fitted with Kia’s Advanced Driver Assistance Pack.* Kia have explained to MotorMartin the independent safety testing organisation awarded the Stinger 93 per cent for adult occupant protection, 81 per cent for child occupant protection, 78 per cent for pedestrian protection, and … Continue reading News: FIVE-STAR SAFETY FOR NEW KIA STINGER AND STONIC

News: KIA CEE’D AND SORENTO VICTORIOUS IN 2018 WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARDS

Following a busy period of sales success and important new product launches, Kia Motors (UK) Ltd. have shared with MotorMartin that they also have yet more to celebrate as What Car? Magazine announce the winners of their tightly contested and intrinsically judged 2018 Used Car Awards. After much scrutiny and competitor analysis, it’s been explained to MotorMartin that the current generation cee’d family hatchback was awarded ‘Best Used Family Car’ by the What Car? judges, in the 4-6 year category. The cee’d impressed with its tremendous value for money, levels of standard equipment, styling and period of remaining manufacturer’s warranty. … Continue reading News: KIA CEE’D AND SORENTO VICTORIOUS IN 2018 WHAT CAR? USED CAR AWARDS

News: STINGER STORMS DOWN CORNWALL AIRPORT NEWQUAY RUNWAY

MotorMartin has been very much looking forward to the launch of the all new Kia Stinger as it looks to capture the imagination of the car buying public with it’s superb mix of style and performance. Kia are well aware of the levels of anticipation and so, in a display of astonishing high speed to celebrate the official UK media launch of the new Kia Stinger, three ‘GT S’ models took to Cornwall Airport Newquay’s runway achieving speeds of over 150mph. Excellent. Perfectly demonstrating the power and mile-munching prowess of the new Kia Stinger, three pro-drivers took to the former … Continue reading News: STINGER STORMS DOWN CORNWALL AIRPORT NEWQUAY RUNWAY

News: KIA LEADS WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

Kia have shared with MotorMartin recently that their products have topped the nomination list for the World Car of the Year Awards with six nominations for its newly launched products around the world. Impressive. It’s been explained to the news desk up here on the top floor of MotorMartin Towers that the WCOTY jurors will be considering the Picanto, Stonic, Niro and Stinger models in two different categories – World Car and World Urban Car. Director and Vice Chair of the WCOTY Jury, Mike Rutherford commented to MotorMartin that: “It is nothing short of astonishing that Kia has beaten German … Continue reading News: KIA LEADS WORLD CAR OF THE YEAR NOMINATIONS

News: STUNNING KIA STINGER GRAN TURISMO TO COST FROM £31,995

Kia have let it be known to MotorMartin that their stunning Kia Stinger, the company’s first gran turismo and first rear-wheel-drive car in the UK, will cost from £31,995 when it goes on sale on January 1 next year. With pent-up demand reaching fever pitch, Kia is releasing pricing and specification details as the order books open. Stinger, Kia say, evokes memories of the classic age of grand tourers, when the joy of the journey made getting to the final destination almost a disappointment, and the time to get from A to B almost insignificant.  The car has been six … Continue reading News: STUNNING KIA STINGER GRAN TURISMO TO COST FROM £31,995