2018 Kia Stinger: the journey or the destination

It didn’t take much to see that Kia was making a statement when the Stinger, known as the GT Concept Car, rolled out on the carwalk at the North American International Auto Show in January 2017. Peter Schreyer, chief designer for Kia, was there to talk about the design and what this car meant to the brand.

It was at the Frankfurt auto show (IAA) that we talked to Gregory Guillaume, Vice President and chief designer, Kia Motors Europe about his vision when designing the little red car, “This car started six years ago, at the 2011 Frankfurt auto show with the concept car, the GT. It was the answer to the question from Korea if Kia were going to go into the segment of a front mid-shift rear-wheel four-door car what would the car be?”