The 2018 Kia Stinger is the first non – Australian official patrol car to police the Queensland streets. It is the most ambitious car of the Korean automaker in years. The 2018 Kia Stinger is apparently a high speed pursuit one wants some popularity in the high performance game.
Mike Keating, the road policing assistant commissioner said : “ The Kia Stinger performed very well in all areas and we had nothing but top reports from all the field officers. The result is a road policing first for us, the first foreign car to perform these duties.
The Australian media has confirmed the 2018 Kia Stinger is employed by most of the police departments of the country. The Australian police work with the 2018 Kia Stinger in both high – speed pursuits and general purpose duties. This four – wheeler is the best possible replacement for the Ford Falcon and the Holden Commodore as a patrol car.
The Australian Police forces who were dependent on the Ford Falcon and the Holden Commodore as patrol cars were greatly grieved by the discontinuation of their production. But the 2018 Kia Stinger is the better replacement as patrol car. Therefore Stinger is making the perfect substitution in this field.
Initially, the Queensland police had bought 50 units of Stinger. But it is expected the Queensland police service will need again 200 units. The 2018 new Stinger is powered to a direct injection gasoline, D – CVVT, twin – turbo V6 engine. This engine develops a power of 365 bhp. Most importantly it hit can 62 bhp in five seconds. This will be convenient for chasing criminals. The engine is paired with an eight speed automatic transmission.
The 2018 new Stinger comes with a standard 7.0 inch touch screen. The driver will get a facility of an adaptive cruise control. Besides that an automated emergency braking and lane – keeping assistance is provided. It gets an optional 15 – speaker Harman system as well. Its dimensions are 4830 x 1870 x 1400 with a wheelbase of 2910 mm. The 2018 Kia Stinger has a kerb weight of about 1638 – 1720 kg. It is a mid sized compact executive car with four – door fastback.
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