Tuesday, January 31, 2023
News Australian cops to get Kia Stinger GTs

Australian cops to get Kia Stinger GTs

The Australian automotive landscape is all but dead. For decades, car fanatics had access to a slew of hyper cool from both Ford and Holden, a GM subsidiary. You’ve certainly heard of the Ford Falcon and the Holden Commodore. The later finally made its way to North America as the Pontiac G8 and Chevrolet SS. Sadly, both are dead.

The factories that built both the Falcon and the Commodore have shut their doors so when the time to update Queensland’s aging cop car fleet, the people in power opted for the Kia Stinger GT.

The car was not selected for its looks as it apparently underwent an extensive evaluation process where “The Stinger performed very well in all areas and we had nothing but top reports from all the field officers.”

We think the twin-turbocharged 365-horsepower V6 and AWD also had something to do with. This is another fantastic feather for Kia to put in its Stinger GT hat.

Trending Now

Get Ready for Less Wait Times and Lower Prices With Ford’s 2023 Mustang Mach-E Plans

Price cuts range from $4,750 - $8,500 depending on the model. Ford will increase Mach-E production for 2023. Ford recently announced plans to significantly...

Hyundai will Invest $8.5 Billion into EVs, Including a Dedicated US Factory

$5.5 Billion of this investment will go toward a new factory in Georgia that will only build electric vehicles. The other $3 Billion...

MINI 2023 Lineup: Models And Changes Overview

The MINI Clubman is no longer available in Canada. Simplified equipment group lineups across the model line. New colours, new features, and of...

The Honda Civic Will Receive a Hybrid Powertrain in 2024

The hybrid Civic will be available in Hatchback and sedan forms and will share its powertrain with the Accord hybrid. Gasoline-only powertrains will...

Toyota’s Top Scientist Says All-In on EV is Wrong

Scientist explains how a mix of hybrids can lower emissions more quickly Says we simply don't have enough lithium to go all-EV An EV-only...
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.