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The 2018 Kia Stinger impresses with these 8 strengths…but it also comes with a notable flaw

Not so long ago, luxury cars were defined primarily by the features they offered. During this era, coddling amenities such as ventilated seats and heated steering wheels were available only in premium models. Luxury brands led the way in safety, as well, and for many years, they were pretty much the only game in town if you hoped to equip your vehicle with key driver-assistive technology.

First Drive: A zinger from south of the 38th parallel, the 2018 Kia Stinger GT puts BMW in its crosshairs

Despite all the bluster about missiles and nukes north of the 38th parallel, the big action on the Korean Peninsula is south of there. That’s where Hyundai Motor Company, together with its Kia Motors and Genesis Motors affiliates, has grown exponentially to become the fourth largest automaker in the world.

Short Report: Driving the 2018 Kia Niro through the Montana wilderness to see if it’s truly a crossover

Officially, Montana was nicknamed The Treasure State because of the wealth of precious metals and fossil fuels hidden beneath its soil. The real treasures, however, are found on the surface and sometimes several thousand feet above, in the forms of mountains, prairies and badland canyons.

First Drive: Redesigned for 2018, the Kia Rio proves cheap doesn’t mean crap

The last year has been a busy one for Kia. The South Korea-based automaker has introduced an all-new version of its full-size Cadenza sedan, put a new turbocharged engine in its top-selling Soul multi-activity vehicle, and is slowly launching the head-turning Stinger sports sedan. Not to be ignored is the smallest product in the automaker’s arsenal, the Rio subcompact.