"What is that?" calls out a voice behind me as I shovel shopping into the Stinger's yawning boot. "It's a Kia Stinger," I counter to the man making his way across the car park towards me. "A Kia? You're havin' me on!" The fact this 365hp five-metre bruiser of a GT car comes from a company like Kia is what makes it so utterly delicious.
Order books have opened for the eagerly-awaited Kia Stinger, the company's first GT. The Stinger officially goes on sale on 1st January 2018, with prices starting from £31,995.
The new Kia Stinger, unveiled this week at the Detroit Motor Show, gives us further evidence that Kia's new-found levels of confidence are being put to good use.