Jump to content



Australia’s Northern Territory Police to use Kia Stingers

By Faiming_low on 17 Apr 2019 in Other News

Attached Image Since the demise of the local-produced Holden Commodores and Ford Falcons, Australian police departments have been searching for alternatives.

So for the policemen working in Australia’s Northern Territory, they opted to go with Kia’s high-performance sedan, the Stinger. Serving as a replacement to the Commodore SS models previously used by the highway patrol fleet, these cars will be powered by the twin-turbocharged 3.3-litre V6 engine that delivers 365bhp.

Attached Image According to Australian publication News, reported that the Stinger passed trials in the outback and was able to operate at reasonably high speeds “in temperatures of 45 degrees without missing a beat.”
Meanwhile, other states like Victoria for example, opted for the BMW 530d, which costs well over twice as much as the Stinger while South Australia backed the Europe-sourced ZB Commodore.

police, kia, stingers

Viewed: 544 times

Related Blog Posts
Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?

  • 1
Turboflat4 Apr 18 2019 03:33 PM
If the ricers try running away, we'll see Darwin at work in Darwin. 😂
  • 1
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
The MCF Hangout with Jetabout Holidays, held at CoSpace at Science Park, offered attendees a tast...
The Alfa Romeo Tonale is a surprise addition at Geneva, with the compact SUV based on the same pl...
Volkswagen might be on the cusp of the electric car revolution, but it’s painfully aware it needs...
New South Wales has received a new police patrol car in the form the FK8 Honda Civic Type R. Howe...
Nissan believes that price difference between (Electric Vehicles )EVs and non-EVs will be gone in...
Rumors of the Hyundai i20 and Tucson getting hotter N variants have been circulating before the l...
   Lifestyle Articles