With a balanced rear-wheel drive chassis, the choice of turbo or naturally-aspirated powertrains, and a starting price of just $22,250, there’s certainly a lot to love about the 2012 Hyundai Genesis Coupe.
Probably the only downside we can think of is that a heavily facelifted model
is being introduced for 2013 and it’s coming with fresh new styling, even more power on tap, and an optional eight-speed automatic with paddle-shifters.
So unless you need a new car today, or you’re getting an amazingly good deal, we’d say you’re better off waiting for the 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe. That’s not to say that the 2012 model is a bad choice, as there’s still plenty on offer and dare we say it, the styling of the older model may be preferable to some.
The Genesis Coupe competes in a tough crowd, filled with cars like the Chevrolet Camaro, Dodge Challenger, Ford, Mustang, and Nissan’s 370Z, but it’s able to hold its own and is relatively...