For mainstream rear-wheel drive four-door internal combustion engines, this is the end of the road.
Kia has announced it will end production of the Stinger next year and has shipped 1,000 Tribute Edition cars, 400 of which are destined for the United States.
This will join the history books with the Dodge Charger being replaced by the all-electric Daytona Charger SRT Coupe in 2024.
Ford, Chevrolet, and Japanese non-luxury brands stopped selling this type of car a few years ago as they shifted to front-wheel-drive and SUV-centric lineups.
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No pricing has been announced for the Stinger Tribute Edition, but it will be based on the $52,895 GT2 model, with a 368 horsepower twin-turbocharged V6.
Available in Ascot Green or Moonscape Matte Gray paint, both with Black accent trim.
The interior is upholstered in terracotta brown leather and each car has a numbered door sill plate.
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Like Dodge, Kia is moving to electrification with its rear-wheel-drive, battery-powered EV6, which, like the Stinger, is also available in all-wheel drive. His recently launched 576 hp EV6 GT has become the brand’s top performing model. However, this car class isn’t going to stop forever, it could go dormant.
Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis has confirmed that the Charger Daytona SRT platform is modular and ready for internal combustion engines. [ICE] Drivetrain if the market demands it.
“If one day I want to add an ICE to that car, can I? It’s fully protected,” added Kuniskis. muscle cars and trucks.
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Despite having two doors, the length is about the same as the current charger, so it’s possible to add two more.
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