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    Kia Stinger getting an Italian voice!

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    Dear Stinger Fans,

    end of March the waiting time was over and I could pick up my brand new Kia Stinger 3.3 European full trim in Germany. I've ordered back in late 2017 and it was a long waiting time. The Stinger replaced a VW Scirocco R.

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    During waiting time I got in touch with the CEO of Tubi-Style in Maranello, Italy. (contact was established by a friend). It became obvious that, even if they usually make high quality exhaust systems for super sports cars like Ferraris or Lamborghinis, they were very interested in developing an exhaust system for the Stinger. So we agreed that they will get my car for research & development as soon as I will get it.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tubi_Style

    So only a few days after I've picked it up at the dealership, a truck arrived at my house and picked the Stinger up for transportation to Maranello.

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    One day later it arrived in Maranello and I got the first two photos showing it in Italy.

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    So, what will Tubi-Style do? They will develop a valve exhaust system for the fantastic Kia Stinger. What will it sound like? What will it look like? I can't tell you right now because the development will start tomorrow. Homologation is scheduled for April 20th and that's the day when I will fly to Italy and get the Stinger back. If you want to know what Tubi-Style does follow this link, which sounds very interesting and promising:

    http://www.tubistyle.it/tubi-style-v...sound/?lang=en

    I am very excited to see what the car will sound like. I am sure that the experienced guys from Tubi Style will do a great job. By the way the CEO was very impressed by the Stinger. He praised the build quality even in comparison with german brands.

    So, now you know the story about my car - stay tuned ...

    Greetings
    Andy
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    Great story and fantastic news.

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    Can't wait to see and hear this. Looked that their website and it shows they have a re-seller close to where I live, if it sounds anything like this then I'm sold.




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    @AndyGT, how long did it take to develop this exhaust system?

    And thanks for lending your car only a few days after taking delivery.

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    Tubi-Style is one of those high end exhaust company that I'm almost afraid to know what this is going to cost LOL. Still super excited to see them getting involved in this project. I think you might be their very first Kia project.

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    I hope for the downtime they are giving you a free exhaust system @AndyGT.

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    Looking forward to seeing the results and any power gains.

 

 
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