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Grassroots Motorsports LIVE! on Tuesday July 3: A Look Inside the 2018 Kia Stinger

We'll roll a 2018 Kia Stinger GT2 into the studio and review it from top to bottom.

We Sit Down With the Head of Hyundai/Kia's R&D, Albert Biermann

We discussed his memories of the 'Ring, the future of Hyundai performance and motorsports, and a few other things.

Rate It: The Track-Focused Take on the Kia Soul

The Track'ster was Kia's take on making a sportier Soul. Do you think they succeeded?

Rate It: The Kia Provo Concept Was a Mini-Sized Hybrid Hot Hatch

Back in 2013, Kia was looking to break into the European hot hatch market with its Provo concept.

Why Are We Strangely Attracted to This Minivan That Claims to Not Be a Minivan?

Don't want to be seen in a minivan? Why not make it look more like an SUV?

Kia Forum Topics

FS/FT 2001 Suzuki Esteem 5 speed
Mychron 4 W/ wheel, kart ect..
NASA-SE: Spring Brake, Apr 10-11, NCCAR
AutoX a KIA Koup
FS Margay W/Yellow Box Stock $700 obo
2003-2010 Grassroots Motorsports Back Issues
FS: Ultrashield race suit SFI 3-2a/5 XXXL
Nismo Racing seat
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ Briggs World Formula
Logitech MOMO Racing Force Feedback Wheel & Pedals
2 race suits starting at $1.00
2 full face helmet Sa2005 $15 M2000 $20
Thoughts on 2011 Elantra and Soul
FS: Honda/Acura parts, Rad house, Misc kart parts
The answer is always... KIA!?!???!?
FS: Mike Wilson 4 W/ BSP Clone
Birel Ar4 125cc Sr Rotax Max Tag kart
FS: Birel AR4 Kart W/ Clone $450
Birel M31 PRD tag kart W/ enclosed trailer
GRM Review: Kia Optima SX
GRM Review: Another surprisingly good Korean car
Trailer Hitch & cargo net/cargo cover
fs: Complete Birel Kart Package with spares
Sexiest car for under $10k?
Quick IRS audit question
2008 Biesse Kart $1200
Targa Newfoundland
Cheap seat sliders
FS:Mychron 3 W/Accessories & Alfano Tach
FS: MISC karts parts feel free to make offers
Future car culture?
Cheapest form of Racing! Race kart Biesse W/ Clone
Kia RWD sedan coming to the US
FS/FT: 2013 KIA Forte SX
Finding the right wheel fitment
FS:Complete HF Clone Engine & Vega Helmet
Happy Holidays Free stuff
Funny looking new math...
FS: 3 coyote karts 5 Briggs engines
Useless locksmith was useless
KIA GT4 Stinger, I think I've seen this concept before
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, and Bodywork
Kart Parts, Rims, Seats, engines, helmet and Bodywork
Birel R32 Race kart, Parts, ect...
All Models All Makes Car Show!
FS: One man Kartlift stand
FS: 2005 Margay 1.4 race kart
FS:Margay, Birel, Clone, and L0206 karts
FS: Mychron 4 Tach
FS:Vertical Upright Kart Stand
FS: Goodyear Ultra Grip WINTER/SNOW Tires
FS: Kart Parts/Engines: Kt100 WKA Sr. Pipe with Starter, KPV complete,
FT/FS: 2006 Mazda 5 (5 speed Manual) Get your The Millenium Falcon!
2012 Victory Kart W/ Briggs and Stratton 206
Nissan Frontier V.S. Toyota Tacoma
Kart Garage clean up
FS:4cycle White Chassis,kart stand, extra bodywork
Kia Soul EV has a a lead-acid car battery. WTF!?!?
New 2015 Kia Forte 5-Door SX turbo questions
Co-Worker's Car (Kia) Just Died - Need Mechanical, Legal Help
The Carvana Website is Badly Broken
It may be the end of the road for the Rondo.
Learning how to do car stuff with… Kia Credos
Round 2: Kia Soul - contender or slink away?
Ugh, my van died
LERN ME: Hyundai Elantra Sport/Kia Forte GT Edition (you know, the turbocharged ones)
2020 Kia Forte GT 6MT Maintenance/Build Thread: Into The Unknown
New plan

Kia Readers' Rides

Jun 20, 2011 by pinchvalve (Forum Supporter)
2008 Kia Rondo

2008 Kia Ronda LX V6. If the Miata is the definition of "Sports Car" then the Kia Rondo is the definition of "Affordable Practicality". Perhaps not as exciting, but it …

Jun 26, 2010 by billstevens61
2001 Kia Sephia

Great daily driver.

Jul 15, 2010 by L8apex
2010 Kia Koup

Corsa Blue Sx with 2.4ltr and 6m DD

Nov 01, 2013 by Kia_Racer
2007 Kia Spectra5

I got rid of the Sephia and got a Spectra5. I am infinatly happier. starting in 2014 I will see how well it does in HS. (will load a photo …

Jan 20, 2011 by pedretti
2006 Kia Spectra5

this car has been sold Daily driver and Project car, mostly cosmetic changes so far Removed the factory lip kit to gain ground clearance, Front Ultra Racing strut brace, 2003 …

Jul 05, 2010 by Chris
2004 Kia 2700-II Truck

Flatbed, cab-over, diesel, equipped with tool/equipment boxes for work.

Jul 29, 2010 by jhracing101
1997 Kia sephia

My 97 kia is my other car. I am still not finshed with him yet.. It not as fast as most but faster than some..It has a 5 speed man. …

Aug 11, 2010 by bluej (Forum Supporter)
2010 Kia Koup 2.0 EX

stock in blue. yummy daily.

Oct 20, 2010 by biancaking
1903 Kia 1998

I'm a car lover I have a modifies kia sedan car and I also collect sex toys for decoration.

Mar 29, 2014 by corytate
2010 Kia Forte LX

5 speed manual, 2.5" catback with a magnaflow oval muffler, K&N filter, and clutch delay valve removed. Progress is put on hold while we work on the GRM $2011 Challenge …

Jan 20, 2011 by pedretti
2003 Kia Sorento

Daily Driver, not sure if anything will be modified on this vehicle or not.

Mar 26, 2011 by BARNCA
2010 Kia forte koupe

the new mom ride.

May 02, 2011 by PINKIE2274
2010 Kia Forte Koup


Jul 23, 2018 by pinchvalve (Forum Supporter)
2011 Kia Soul+

The wife's daily driver. Current mods include (Are you sitting down?) Kia mudflaps, Kia wheellocks and Kia winter floor mats!!!! I am considering a turbo, nitrous, and a supercharger, but …

Sep 04, 2011 by Subaroots465
2006 Kia Spectra

The first and ONLY Kia that has ever competed in professional Rally!!! We will be running in Rally America's G2 2WD Stage Rally Class! There has never been a Kia …

Jul 02, 2013 by PS122
2011 Kia Soul

Daily driver. Surprisingly enjoyable little car.

Jan 26, 2012 by velocityxl1
2006 Kia Spectra 4dr

Work in progress, photos soon!

Jan 26, 2012 by velocityxl1
2012 Kia Rio 5

Soon to be a B-Spec Racer

Jan 26, 2012 by velocityxl1
2008 Kia Sorento

My Wifes, We love our KIA's!

Mar 28, 2012 by 066forte
2011 Kia forte sx koup

racing red

Jul 09, 2012 by Stormtrooper
2009 Kia Rio5 LX

17x7 Kazera KZ-S, Toyo Extenza tires, Megan Racing lowering springs, DC Sports strut bar, K&N air filter, Hella SuperTone horns.

Sep 05, 2017 by bobzilla
2010 Kia Forte SX Sedan

Purchased yesterday. 18k miles, manual trans, cloth seats. 2700lbs, 174hp and a fun suspension. Great car!

Mar 20, 2016 by nderwater
2012 Kia 2013 Sorento

The new family bus. Seats 7, has a 5/10 year warranty, came in way under MSRP, and should be much less effort to maintain than our fleet of aging BMWs.

Apr 15, 2016 by Blitzed306
2012 Kia Kiasaki Z1000

2012 Candy Burnt Orange

Mar 28, 2013 by booger101
2006 Kia Spectra Ex

Catless exhaust with a magnaflow muffler. Custom air box with drop in K&N filter. JDM ROJA wheels with Power Slot rotors with hawk street/race pads.

Apr 07, 2013 by jclyons
2005 Kia Spectra5

2005 Kia Spectra5 4 door Hatchback

Oct 19, 2015 by Storz
2012 Kia Soul+

Wife's ride

Sep 05, 2013 by Qroger
1993 Kia "Ford" Festiva

Festiva with Aspire axles, which bring the bigger brake discs. Someday it may have a mazda 1.8l.

Dec 06, 2013 by psychomarsh
2002 Kia Optima

Bone-stock, five-speed, South Korean-market model powered by the optional 'massive' 2.0-litre Sirius engine (which appears to be a Mitsu 4G63).

Mar 24, 2020 by bobzilla
2008 Kia Rio LX

wife's car. Slushbox, 1.6L DOHC Alpha. still gets 40mpg. quiet and will likely run for a long time.

Aug 14, 2014 by tazdude1961
2013 Kia Kia 2013 Mini Van.

These are some of the rides that i always enjoyed in life. But now i have a Mini Van with my wife and kids.

Sep 15, 2015 by trigun7469
2013 Kia Forte SX

6 speed

Feb 22, 2018 by nderwater
2015 Kia Soul EV

HOV lane, here I come!

May 17, 2016 by NoBrakesRacing
2011 Kia Sorento I4 auto

Daddy wagon.

Jun 30, 2017 by BarryNorman
2007 Kia Sedona

Trusted family hauler bought new.

Jun 30, 2017 by BarryNorman
2011 Kia Soul

It's a lot like the 60's acvw that I started with. Not fast enough to be dangerous unless driven like an idiot. (The rear develops a mind of it own …

Oct 29, 2017 by Max24
2009 Kia Picanto

Daily driver/Project car.Goals are to make it track ready.

Oct 15, 2018 by Storz
2018 Kia Stinger GT2 AWD

Purchased new off the showroom floor October 2018!

Oct 19, 2018 by Jason McRoberts
2014 Kia Soul

Delivery car for my dental lab

Sep 03, 2020 by ebelements
2017 Kia Forte

The reliable one. 3 year lease for 80 bucks a month.

Jan 23, 2019 by stanger_mussle
2010 Kia Forte Koup

The Kia Koup of Kommuting despair. 2.0 Theta II, 5 speed manual, 140k miles Soon to have: Cosmo Racing short shifter Pierce Motorsports 19mm rear torsion bar Koni Sport adjustable …

Aug 22, 2019 by nderwater
2016 None Kia Sedona

Family hauler

Mar 26, 2021 by bobzilla
2014 None Forte Koup EX

Wife’s daily. Bought it cheap with low miles and a salvage title. So far 50k fairly good miles.

Sep 01, 2020 by JShaawbaru
2017 None Forte5

Non-winter daily. SX trim (turbo version). The only vehicle I've owned that was anywhere near this close to new at the time of purchase.

Feb 20, 2021 by Sine_Qua_Non
2020 None Stinger


Mar 26, 2021 by bobzilla
2013 None Rio SX Manual


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