New Kia Stinger at the 2017 SEMA Show

The 2018 Kia Stinger is rolling off the line and bears a resemblance to high-end sports cars well above its price point. As it turns out, aggressive styling isn’t enough for the 2017 SEMA Show. That’s why the new Kia Stinger featured a unique look, just for the audience at Las Vegas.New Kia Stinger

Kia and West Coast Customs teamed up to create a unique Stinger sports car that no attendee could ignore. The all-new fastback sedan boasted numerous enhancements on top of its already aggressive styling.

For starters, the SEMA Stinger GT rolled out on a lower front and rear suspension. A gloss black front grille and 21-inch forged wheels add a touch of athleticism unmatched by most performance cars, while widebody fender flares, a carbon fiber aero kit, and rear diffuser create the track-ready look that enthusiasts love. To top it all off, squared-off quad exhaust tips add the intimidation factor.

The interior featured quite a few performance-driven upgrades as well. That’s on top of the premium interior which already features standard leather upholstery.

The modified Kia Stinger GT debuted alongside two other customized Kia models on Tuesday, October 31st.

We here at Gossett Kia South can’t help but be amazed at the custom Stinger sports car!

Winter Car Care Tips

Fall is in full swing and winter is quickly approaching. Now is the time to properly prepare your vehicle for the colder weather. While Memphis doesn’t see the harshest winter weather, it still pays to be prepared. Here are some helpful winter car care tips to get you started from us here at Gossett Kia South.

Emergency Kit
Creating an emergency kit is the first step to being prepared for when winter conditions strike. A dead battery, loss of traction, or simply getting caught in the snow likely means you’ll be waiting for help to arrive.
In order to stay comfortable and pass the time, prepare an emergency kit that includes warm clothes and blankets, a flashlight with extra batteries, and nonperishable foods. Including cat litter or sand for traction to escape slippery conditions certainly wouldn’t hurt, either.

As the temperatures drop, so will your vehicle’s tire pressure. Check to make sure your vehicle’s tires are properly inflated on a weekly basis to maximize traction on the road. Don’t forget to check the tread levels before winter arrives in full force! Tires with low tread should be replaced prior to winter for your own safety.

Winter Car Care Tips
Keeping your engine up and running all year long means maintaining your coolant. Coolant is responsible for keeping the engine cool in summer and prevent it from freezing in winter. Have your vehicle inspected to ensure the coolant is suitable to weather this coming winter season.